Skip to comments.BREAKING: Cornyn presents solution for Gang of Eight
Posted on 06/05/2013 1:55:52 PM PDT by Brad from Tennessee
In a dramatic breakthrough on immigration reform, Sen. John Cornyn (R-Tex.) is offering up an amendment to break the log jam and address his and other GOP senators concerns about border security.
Entitled the RESULTS amendment (Requiring Enforcement, Security and safety, & Upgrading Legitimate Trade and travel Simultaneously) the amendment would:
Requires DHS Secretary and GAO Comptroller General to jointly certify that these triggers are met before Registered Provisional Immigrants (RPI) can adjust to Lawful Permanent Resident (green card) status: 1. 100% Situational Awareness monitoring capability at every segment of Southern border 2. Full Operational Control defined as at least a 90% apprehension rate along Southern border 3. Biometric Exit System fully operational and in use at all air and sea ports of entry to which U.S. Customs and Border Protection is currently deployed; retains current law for land ports 4. Nationwide E-Verify System must be implemented (identical to S.744) Mandates that DHS deploy newly defined border security metrics to gauge success or failure. Requires DHS to issue a Southern Border Security Strategy within 120 days to achieve operational control of every sector of the Southern border, and a 50 percent wait-time reduction at land ports of entry.Authorizes supplemental and emergency appropriations to improve border security, including $1 billion per year over 6 years for land port of entry infrastructure improvements and personnel.
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Here is my solution. Primary Cornlyn out of office!
Doesn’t matter. If Nobama doesn’t like it he will veto it if it is make too restrictive. If it does pass and signed the feds have shown their willingness to cherry pick which laws they enforce.
Cornyn is still dead to me as a Texan.
Once this goes through the GOP is finished. Eleven million new “immigrants” and five to ten million of their family members they will bring in...once Texas, Arizona, and Nevada become captive of the Democrat/immigrant vote...it’s over in the Electoral College.
This is suicide.
I propose we legalize’em, and institute these 99 other things.
Adopted and Implemented
The other 99 things.
No direct mention of a fence only infrastructure.
When should the border jumpers be allowed legal status? NEVER!!
She's like every other Eastern urban cosmopolite. Texas can go to hell, California already is hell, and who cares about Arizona and Colorado? I mean, as long as we can still get fresh knishes at 3 a.m., that's what counts, right?
Here is my amendment: Scrap everything else and secure the border. Talk to me after it is DONE, not planned, scheduled, half done, DONE.
What could be fairer than that?
The issue here is trust, or, at the very least, trust is an inseparable missing part of the process.
And, the political will isn't there, and the Senator knows it.
This bill must be stopped dead. Nothing less will do.
1. Seal the border with troops. Have the National Guard and Reserve folks do their two weeks per year there. Therefore no need to fund untold amounts of Border Patrol agents.
2. Rewrite the 14th Amendment so ‘anchor babies’ don’t get automatic citizenship.
3. Start cutting benefits to illegals. 1st year - 5% cut, across the board 2nd year - another 10% 3rd year - another 20% 4th year - 40%
If there are any left after that, which I doubt, in the 5th year all bennies are cut off. If they want to hire an immigration lawyer and sue, let them do it from their home country and then deny them a VISA so they can’t come to court.
The solution is no solution at all. It’s still amnesty and no enforcement. Nothing will change that.
That looks like a rather large pile of dung. They’re not trying to “find a solution,” they’re trying figure out how to hide the fact they’re not willing to secure the borders.
I like that. It sings to me.
Enforce the current law what is so hard about that!
We dont need legislation we need deportation!
Cornyn is no Ted Cruz. Goodbye, John.
This is turd polish disguised as an amendment.
Hey...I’ve got a crazy idea...why don’t we try enforcing the current laws first?
I mean, if we can’t enforce the laws now, why would changing them make a darn bit of difference?
Looks like the same things the 1986 amnesty promised.
And look how THAT turned out.
Don’t the Republicans realize any amnesty is the end of Republicans ever being elected to anything ever again?
Are they this stupid or are they going along with the ‘one worlder’ destruction of America?
The only people who know whether or not the border is under control are the people who live there.
There are a number of legal arguments stating that the 14th Amendment does not apply to most “anchor babies.” So a Supreme Court decision might suffice.
How do you calculate a 90% apprehension rate when you don’t know how many illegals are coming in through tunnels and small boats that nobody sees? Huh?
Start shooting them on sight and the illegal border crossings will stop immediately.
Cornyn, you stupid %$#!!
This is just the rescue the ‘Rats needed. By letting this pass in the ‘Rat controlled Senate (where it was on life-support) and die in the GOP controlled House, you have given Obama exactly the setup he was looking for. Now they can hammer the “do nothing” GOP from here to 2014 and put Pelosi back in power.
I would give them all legal status. Only caveat is they have to build the fence.
From the Mexican side.
Secure the Border....deport all Illegal Aliens....anything else is Amnesty
The usual game. There’s a supposed logjam then some moderate “reasonable” republican comes to the rescue with a compromise that gives people cover.
Remember the phony gay amendment that Leahy and Schumer “struggled” over? It was pulled that the last minute and shazaam, Orrin Hatch votes aye in committee.
We’re not so easily fooled. Rubio probably is though.
Cornyn is up for re-election next year. Let’s find another Cruz to run against him!
VERY FRIGGIN GOOD POINT
The problem is that Obama and his team of misfits cannot be trusted to do the enforcement. And now with Susan Rice in charge of Naional Security Advisor, you've got a proven liar in charge of implementation of anything related to national security.
At this point, the only answer is for every invader to go home. Those that don't self-deport should never be allowed in the US again. JMHO
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Did you read what cornyn proposes?
Have you read Rubios gang of 8 bill?
Cornyn makes it much much tougher
something must be done
ignoring it isn’t an option
read what he offers
Cornyn’s bill makes sure E-verify is used by employers so they can't hire illegals. That will send many back across the border.
The millions here are not going to be deported so something has to be done to get control of this situation. Many will leave if they can't get employment due to E-verify.
That is what is missing from the equation of all the well-meaning Republicans. I believe they care about the people AND the law. They're FAILING to see that the executive branch as currently assembled is lawless.
In each of the immigration debates (2006, 2007 and 2013), Cornyn was always looking for any plausible excuse to cave and join the amnesty pushers. Look like he found it this time.
“When should the border jumpers be allowed legal status? NEVER!!”
I just wrote to you what the two bills would do. You can yell and scream as above, but what would you do to get a handle on this mess? What is your solution? Screaming won’t get it done.
Why should I read it? Enforce immigration laws we already have.
My solution is for all 8 of them to resign. They’re useless.
ee cummings, is that you?
Do all those things, rinocrats .... and then we’ll talk about what to do about scores of millions of foreign squatters.
The demoncrats and their allies are like the vaudeville act ‘El Flamo.’
El Flamo would set himself on fire on stage. Problem was, he could only do it once.
And we saw this act already, back in ‘86. SSDD.
Not that we object to the Gang of Eight setting themselves on fire.
Enforce or impeach. A new law means nothing.
Let it die in the senate.
It’ not their effing job to care about the illegals! Tar and feathers for all of them.
“He isn’t enforcing CURRENT law!!!”
He and his cohorts call it prosecutorial discretion.
Cornyn knows this full well, and he knows Prseidents McCain, Romney and whoever in 2016 wouldn’t have and won’t enforce immgration laws either, proving he’s a traitor.