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  • Anonymous

    It would be very easy for Republicans to court the Hispanic vote in the next election. All they would have to do is pay them more to clean their pools, mow their lawns, and raise their kids. Nothing breeds loyalty like a big fat raise.

    • Anonymous

      Or they could promise to give them a higher place in the racial preference queue than the Democrats will. Between whites and blacks instead of between whites and Asians, for instance.

      • Anonymous

        or they could let all the illegals in. Unlike a lot that had to do it the Legal way

        • Anonymous

          Or they could change their policies that favor the wealthy at the expense of the poor and middle class.

  • Anonymous

    Nicely written article, Ms. Christian. A nation is defined by its borders and its laws, and illegal immigration offends both. Attrition through preventing illegals access to employment, govt benefits, and drivers licenses is wise policy.
    The US, like every other sane country in the world, should be able to pick and choose who enters the country and who becomes residents. Our national security depends on it.

    • Anonymous

      Bleh.. are the European countries not nations? Their borders are now porus.. not even a checkpoint at many crossings.

      • Anonymous

        Europe is a hardly a model any of us should wish to follow. In fact, it is quite the opposite.

  • Anonymous

    Only reason Democrats got the vote, is they plan to let illegals in, so why wouldn’t they get the hispanic vote.

  • Anonymous

    The GOP should make it clear that it sees (legal) Hispanic-Americans as full-blooded fellow Americans and understands that they have the right to demand a realistic solution to the immigration problem. The US has economically benefited from illegal immigration in past decades. While illegal immigrants obviously violated US laws, they were aided and abetted by the American corporations and citizens who chose to employ them. More hypocrisy and stone-walling against possible paths to citizenship for certain categories of undocumented immigrants won’t do anything for the GOP or the nation. A pragmatic compromise in immigration policy should benefit both.

  • Should Republicans craft a legalization plan to win the Hispanic vote?….
    ONLY IF THE HISPANICS DEFEND THE CONSTITUTION!

  • Anonymous

    Simple answer….NO!!!!!

  • For example, the Pew Hispanic Center reported this fall that only one-third of Hispanic voters viewed immigration as “very important.” Issues they considered more important: education, jobs and the economy, health care and the deficit. Just like the rest of us.

    No…they can’t care about the same things. This doesn’t fit into my narrow view of what Hispanics should be!

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