Pass the Immigration Bill

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Author(s) The Washington Post editorial board
Source The Washington Post
Date June 7, 2007
Quotes-start.png "No one seriously believes they will be rounded up and deported en masse, yet too many opponents of the bill evidently prefer the status quo -- immigrants in the shadows; employers ignoring the law; preoccupied and embittered state and local officials in whose laps the problem has been dumped -- to the reasonable resolution the bill offers: an arduous but navigable route to citizenship. Wrestling that problem to the ground would be an enormous achievement, and so would measures in the Senate bill that would tighten the border and create systems by which employers could verify the legal status of the workers they hire." Quotes-end.png

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This item argues for the position Act should be passed on the topic Comprehensive Immigration Reform Act of 2007.