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    The Gang of Eight's amnesty plan will be very costly to American families. That's not fair to hardworking taxpayers. At a time when our top priority should be security at the border, Congress is pursuing a plan that doesn't fix the problem. There is another way. A step-by-step approach is better for America.

    Immigration Highlights

    • The Gang of Eight's amnesty bill will be very costly. That's not fair for average American families. http://herit.ag/11wBdX9

    • Security at the border should be our top priority. It's also one that everyone agrees must be fixed. http://herit.ag/173ycQP

    • Amnesty won't fix our immigration problem. There is a better way. http://herit.ag/15BJ5bA

    • Congress should take a step-by-step approach to immigration reform. It's simpler and better for America. http://herit.ag/16RaW8i

    • Amnesty encourages more unlawful entry. We've done it before and it didn't work. http://herit.ag/12gnfVO

    FROM THE BLOG

    Photo: Getty Images

    Here’s a disturbing new idea from some members of Congress: Trade instant citizenship to illegal immigrants if they’ll agree to serve in the U.S. military. Serving in the military is a high calling and a privilege—certainly not something to be treated as a bargaining chip in immigration politics. Yet these … More

    Jeb Bush

    Jeb Bush, in an interview about illegal immigration, said Sunday that “it shouldn’t rile people up that people are actually coming to this country to provide for their families.” I agree. But that is not why people are “riled up” about our broken immigration system, and it’s disappointing Bush would … More

    Photo credit: C.W. Griffin/Miami Herald/MCT/Newscom

    In one of the most interesting exchanges leading up to the 2012 presidential election, an anchor made a name for himself by challenging President Barack Obama to defend his record on immigration. At the height of the tense exchange, the anchor pressed the president to explain why he hadn’t fulfilled … More

    Photo: Newscom

    Sen. Jeff Sessions (R–Ala.) slams the Obama administration’s loosening of already lax enforcement of immigration laws in a report revealing that almost no illegal immigrant faced deportation last year in the absence of a criminal record. In fact,  “99.92 percent of illegal immigrants and visa overstays without serious crime convictions … More

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