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POSTED: Tuesday, January 29, 2013 - 6:32pm

UPDATED: Thursday, January 31, 2013 - 10:41am

Republicans and Democrats have put it together.
The President has praised it.
The “IT” is a new plan for immigration that will please some and anger many.
The plan was presented by two senators who could star in a revival of the Odd Couple.
John McCain and Charles Schumer say, it’s a plan to bring millions out of the shadow.
But some see it as too generous.
For years, politicians has struggled with what to do with a group that totals around 3% of the US population.
And now, a plan has been announced that offers legal residency states with certain qualifications, and a possible path to citizenship.
Now, the plan has bipartisan support and promises to rile a lot of folks.
It will also leave some overjoyed, and no one moreso than those here at the Hispanic Service Center.
“We’re very excited that this program has opened up,” says Executive Director Anna Fuggins, “because it gives them the opportunity, especially the agricultural…it will give them the opportunity to have thelabor that they need.”
But the local Democratic party chair David Henderson, says, there’s politics involved as well.
“The split in the Republican party is not center-right,” he says, “it’s between those who can count and those who cannot count. And I think John McCin’s statement the other day was very candid when he said, it’s the numbers, stupid.”
He says Democrats shouldn’t automatically start banking on Hispanic votes.
“In the Hispanic community there’s a lot of social conservatism,” Henderson says. “That will play to the Republicans. Once the Republicans get beyond this, it will certainly be a drawing card for them.”
But Fuggins told KETK, illegals want to work, and want to contribute.
And does the bill have a snowball’s chance of passing?
We’ll know later in the spring.

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Millions of Americans out of work and forgotten about by our government, but illegals on the other hand are treated like gold and they don't even belong here. There is something very wrong with that fact. The only thing that they did not consider is that once they are legal they will not be willing to work so cheap.

If being able to call myself a Republican means that I must abandon my principles then, call me an Independent. To hell with a pathway which is really an invitation for all to come, come be a part of what I made good, come crowd in and make your culture mine, come swamp my boat and wrestle my brothers wage away, come make my world your new third world. I doesn't take but a few sell-out politicians and a media eager to push Christians out to ruin a nation; I know, I have watched it happen.

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