Skip to comments.Paul Ryan: ‘I will debate anybody’ who says immigration bill is ‘amnesty’
Posted on 06/12/2013 2:27:40 PM PDT by Windy City Conservative
"Earned legalization is not amnesty," Ryan said during a forum on immigration sponsored by the National Association of Manufacturers. "I will debate anybody who tries to suggest that these ideas that are moving through Congress are amnesty. They're not. Amnesty is wiping the slate clean and not paying any penalty for having done something wrong."
Ryan pointed to provisions baked into the Senate bill from the beginning that require those in the United States to pay a fine, back taxes, undergo background checks and enter a years-long probationary period before earning citizenship, a process that can take up to 15 years.
"That," Ryan said, "is not amnesty."
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If illegal aliens get to stay then it is amnesty. Period.
You lost. Shut up and go away.
Ryan, you traitor. Get lost!
Dang. Someone always beats me to the perfect comment.
If Ryan is on board with it, it’s over. Turn out the lights, the party is over.
Paul, pick up the phone.
Joe Biden is calling about debating you.
You know, the guy that whipped your @ss in the VP debate.
That was directed at Ryno... I mean Ryan, in case you were in the crossfire.
Any legislation that allows the lawbreakers to stay and work here, the object of their crime, is amnesty. A path to citizenship is a bonus. Giving them green cards entitles them to all the benefits of citizenship except voting. They can receive welfare and entitlement benefits, SSNs, driver’s licenses, work permits etc.
It’s not like we didn’t already know we’d have amnesty regardless the outcome in 2012.
You will give legal status to an illegal and they can then stay forever..and work. No screening...what else can you call it?
Ryan has managed to ignore that all of those “penalties” can be waived, ignored, or gamed.
LOL. I was thinking the same thing.
We need a like button. Thumbs up.
Hey Ryan, SUCK IT!!! If you’ll debate anyone, then offer to debate Betsy McCaughey. Skinny little punk.
It’s amnesty and Ryan is disappointing sell-out.
Dear God, PLEASE, save us from these damn fools.
Deport Ryan along withn every illegal alien!!!
He’s anti american garbage!
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