Skip to comments.Ted Cruz Seeks to Ban Illegal Immigrants in U.S. from Citizenship
Posted on 05/08/2013 10:53:54 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, a newly elected Republican with a penchant for making headlines, filed an amendment that would bar undocumented immigrants currently living in the United States from ever earning citizenship.
There are an estimated 11 million people living in the country illegally, and a bipartisan immigration reform measure would create a pathway to citizenship over the course of 13 years by requiring those people to pay penalties and back taxes, as well as learn English. Conservatives opposed to reform decry the path as amnesty, but Democrats say they will not support reform that does not cope with the immigrants already living in the U.S.
Cruz also filed amendments that he says would "strengthen border security measures; reform the high-skilled temporary worker program; modernize, streamline and expand legal immigration; and prohibit federal, state or local entitlement benefits for those here illegally."(continued)
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“Ban Illegal Immigrants”?
up is down and down is up
p.s. good for him!
Rubio blew it.
A lofty, courageous and patriotic goal but McCain and Graham will make sure it never passes.
Yes, the leftist media would view it that way while simultaneously ignoring Benghazi and other democRAT failures.
ted cruz—best republican elected official in america today.
Keep reading. Pat Leahy wants illegals to be able to bring their same-sex partners in and get them citizenship.
If they are somehow given amnesty at the very least let them be banned from voting for 25 years.
THEY VOTE NOW!!!
Ban them and also ban anchor babies from ever receiving citizenship.
The problem is that Reid did not get 60 votes which could vote down a filibuster attempt.
So we have a “WIN” now called a “LOSS” because the Democrats did not want to stand behind the efficacy of the measure because “FEELINGS” are transitory....i.e., DOES NOT LAST. Were they to proceed, people might have more time to examine the bill, find out all the particulars, and likely dissent while the Senate is in the midst of filibuster.
We already had some folks here earlier who said it wasn’t good enough and Cruz was a RINO.
They don’t want citizenship: They want free money. They are Mexicans primarily and do not want to be Americans.
you are right my friend and them and other voted multiple times in the last scammed vote for "present"
They’d call Curtis LeMay a hippie, I suppose.
(Finally -- a senator named Ted WITHOUT his head up his ass!)
It makes perfect sense to me. Go home and do it right or forever forfeit your chance to become a citizen.
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