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BREAKING: Cornyn presents solution for Gang of Eight
Washington Post ^ | June 5, 2013 | By Jennifer Rubin

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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1 posted on 06/05/2013 1:55:52 PM PDT by Brad from Tennessee
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To: Brad from Tennessee

Here is my solution. Primary Cornlyn out of office!


2 posted on 06/05/2013 1:58:44 PM PDT by tennmountainman
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To: Brad from Tennessee

tall branch

short rope


3 posted on 06/05/2013 1:58:53 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (Funny thing happened on the way to the Constitution burning, Lefties rights were Iviolated...)
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To: Brad from Tennessee

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.


4 posted on 06/05/2013 1:58:59 PM PDT by Resolute Conservative
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To: Brad from Tennessee

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.


5 posted on 06/05/2013 1:59:14 PM PDT by kjo (+)
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To: Brad from Tennessee

I propose we legalize’em, and institute these 99 other things.

Adopted and Implemented

Legalize’em

Never implemented

The other 99 things.


6 posted on 06/05/2013 2:00:49 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (Funny thing happened on the way to the Constitution burning, Lefties rights were Iviolated...)
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To: Brad from Tennessee

No direct mention of a fence only infrastructure.


7 posted on 06/05/2013 2:01:14 PM PDT by Resolute Conservative
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To: Brad from Tennessee

When should the border jumpers be allowed legal status? NEVER!!


8 posted on 06/05/2013 2:01:17 PM PDT by Jim Robinson (Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God!!)
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To: Brad from Tennessee
Jennifer Rubin doesn't care if 12,000,000 more Mexicans and Central Americans than the 30,000,000 who are already here illegally use this proposed legislation to get citizenship and hand the White House to the Democrats for the next 200 years.

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?

9 posted on 06/05/2013 2:02:03 PM PDT by lentulusgracchus
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To: Brad from Tennessee

CONCERNS ABOUT BORDER SECURITY??!! WHAT ABOUT CONCERN ABOUT 50 MILLION WETBACKS GETTING CITIZENSHIP??????


10 posted on 06/05/2013 2:02:11 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Leno Was Right,They *Are* Undocumented Democrats!)
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To: Brad from Tennessee

Here is my amendment: Scrap everything else and secure the border. Talk to me after it is DONE, not planned, scheduled, half done, DONE.


11 posted on 06/05/2013 2:02:49 PM PDT by VRW Conspirator (Cyprus - the beginning)
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To: Brad from Tennessee
I have an even better, more satisfying solution: ADOPT MEXICO'S IMMIGRATION LAWS.

What could be fairer than that?

12 posted on 06/05/2013 2:02:49 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("Forget it, Jake. It's Eric Holder's people.")
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To: Brad from Tennessee
More Spinach. ("And I say, to hell with it.")

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.

13 posted on 06/05/2013 2:03:21 PM PDT by Prospero (Si Deus trucido mihi, ego etiam fides Deus.)
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To: Brad from Tennessee

Solution....

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.


14 posted on 06/05/2013 2:04:50 PM PDT by qaz123
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To: Brad from Tennessee

The solution is no solution at all. It’s still amnesty and no enforcement. Nothing will change that.


15 posted on 06/05/2013 2:05:34 PM PDT by WashingtonSource
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To: Brad from Tennessee

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.


16 posted on 06/05/2013 2:07:00 PM PDT by Cyber Liberty (I am a dissident. Will you join me? My name is John....)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum
I have an even better, more satisfying solution: ADOPT MEXICO'S IMMIGRATION LAWS.

I like that. It sings to me.

17 posted on 06/05/2013 2:08:39 PM PDT by Cyber Liberty (I am a dissident. Will you join me? My name is John....)
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To: Cyber Liberty

Enforce the current law what is so hard about that!
We dont need legislation we need deportation!


18 posted on 06/05/2013 2:09:37 PM PDT by Conserev1 ("Still Clinging to my Bible and my Weapon")
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To: Brad from Tennessee

Cornyn is no Ted Cruz. Goodbye, John.


19 posted on 06/05/2013 2:10:43 PM PDT by manic4organic (It was nice knowing you, America.)
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To: Brad from Tennessee
mandates that ...

Did previous bills not mandate actions?

What is the penalty if HSD sits on their hands for the next 5 years?


It is just more political gobbledygook that can be ignored 5 minutes after the bill gets signed into law.
20 posted on 06/05/2013 2:13:23 PM PDT by TomGuy (.)
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To: Brad from Tennessee

This is turd polish disguised as an amendment.


21 posted on 06/05/2013 2:18:41 PM PDT by N. Theknow (Kennedys=Can't drive, can't ski, can't fly, can't skipper a boat, but they know what's best for you.)
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To: Brad from Tennessee

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?


22 posted on 06/05/2013 2:19:40 PM PDT by woweeitsme
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To: Brad from Tennessee

Looks like the same things the 1986 amnesty promised.

And look how THAT turned out.


23 posted on 06/05/2013 2:20:12 PM PDT by Bon of Babble (It was ME. I Let the Dogs Out.)
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To: Brad from Tennessee

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?


24 posted on 06/05/2013 2:20:43 PM PDT by Bullish (Psalm 46)
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To: Brad from Tennessee
LOL, DHS has already told us (lied) that they have full operational control.

The only people who know whether or not the border is under control are the people who live there.

25 posted on 06/05/2013 2:20:46 PM PDT by Carry_Okie (An economy is not a zero-sum game, but politics usually is.)
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To: qaz123
[Rewrite the 14th Amendment so ‘anchor babies’ don’t get automatic citizenship.]

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.

26 posted on 06/05/2013 2:21:07 PM PDT by Brad from Tennessee (A politician can't give you anything he hasn't first stolen from you.)
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To: Brad from Tennessee

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?


27 posted on 06/05/2013 2:23:39 PM PDT by forgotten man
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To: qaz123
Seal the border with troops. Have the National Guard and Reserve folks do their two weeks per year there.

Start shooting them on sight and the illegal border crossings will stop immediately.

28 posted on 06/05/2013 2:24:02 PM PDT by Bullish (Psalm 46)
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To: Brad from Tennessee

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.


29 posted on 06/05/2013 2:25:30 PM PDT by Paine in the Neck (Socialism consumes everything. Bolshies' gonna bolsh.)
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To: Brad from Tennessee

I would give them all legal status. Only caveat is they have to build the fence.

From the Mexican side.


30 posted on 06/05/2013 2:26:31 PM PDT by EQAndyBuzz (The reason we own guns is to protect ourselves from those wanting to take our guns from us.)
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To: Brad from Tennessee

More BS

Secure the Border....deport all Illegal Aliens....anything else is Amnesty


31 posted on 06/05/2013 2:27:16 PM PDT by SeminoleCounty (GOP - Greenlighting Obama's Programs)
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To: Brad from Tennessee

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.


32 posted on 06/05/2013 2:27:29 PM PDT by cotton1706
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To: Brad from Tennessee

Cornyn is up for re-election next year. Let’s find another Cruz to run against him!


33 posted on 06/05/2013 2:28:36 PM PDT by Fiji Hill
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To: Brad from Tennessee
Just more RINO sleight of hand...............

8:}

34 posted on 06/05/2013 2:29:59 PM PDT by AwesomePossum
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To: Fiji Hill

VERY FRIGGIN GOOD POINT


35 posted on 06/05/2013 2:33:33 PM PDT by magna carta
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To: Brad from Tennessee
What Cornyn came up with is okay. Obama would be in trouble with the pro-invasion crowd with it, as it's enforcement first.

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

36 posted on 06/05/2013 2:39:38 PM PDT by grania
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To: Brad from Tennessee; All
As usual, the former Democrat, 2004 John Kerry supporter and fake conservative Jennifer Rubin is lying.

Mark Krikorian exposes the lies below....read it and SHARE everywhere...

(Cornyn's) RESULTS Amendment Would Get No Results

37 posted on 06/05/2013 2:46:08 PM PDT by montag813
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To: tennmountainman

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


38 posted on 06/05/2013 2:50:16 PM PDT by RWGinger
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To: Jim Robinson
The legislation is, those who came in illegally never become citizens - those not guilty of crimes are registered to know who they are and fined for illegal entry and stuck at the green card level.

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.

39 posted on 06/05/2013 2:51:49 PM PDT by Marcella (Prepping can save your life today. I am a Christian, not a Muslim.)
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To: Brad from Tennessee; All
Does anyone believe Obama will ENFORCE the law??? He isn't enforcing CURRENT law!!!

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.

40 posted on 06/05/2013 2:52:43 PM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: Brad from Tennessee

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.


41 posted on 06/05/2013 2:55:07 PM PDT by Will88
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To: Jim Robinson

“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.


42 posted on 06/05/2013 2:56:21 PM PDT by Marcella (Prepping can save your life today. I am a Christian, not a Muslim.)
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To: RWGinger

Why should I read it? Enforce immigration laws we already have.


43 posted on 06/05/2013 2:57:34 PM PDT by tennmountainman
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To: tennmountainman

My solution is for all 8 of them to resign. They’re useless.


44 posted on 06/05/2013 2:58:06 PM PDT by mass55th (Courage is being scared to death - but saddling up anyway...John Wayne)
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To: RWGinger

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.


45 posted on 06/05/2013 3:05:14 PM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: All armed conservatives.)
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To: Marcella

Enforce or impeach. A new law means nothing.

Let it die in the senate.


46 posted on 06/05/2013 3:06:17 PM PDT by Jim Robinson (Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God!!)
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To: mass55th

It’ not their effing job to care about the illegals! Tar and feathers for all of them.


47 posted on 06/05/2013 3:08:01 PM PDT by kneehurts
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To: SoFloFreeper

“He isn’t enforcing CURRENT law!!!”

He and his cohorts call it prosecutorial discretion.


48 posted on 06/05/2013 3:12:03 PM PDT by mouske
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To: Brad from Tennessee
We really need to adopt Alinsky tactics, get in their faces, and call the so-called “gang of eight” what they really are: RACISTS! Why? Because only racists would push the enactment of a law that legitimizes the unlawful acts of white and light skinned Hispanics at the expense of dark-skinned people from Africa and the Caribbean who have waited patiently for years to lawfully immigrate to the USA.
49 posted on 06/05/2013 3:12:05 PM PDT by Labyrinthos
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To: SoFloFreeper

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.


50 posted on 06/05/2013 3:16:43 PM PDT by jjotto ("Ya could look it up!")
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