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Response to lalalu (Reply #16)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 02:04 PM

29. "Amnesty is completely different from a path to citizenship."

No, it's not. It's exactly the same thing, except that "amnesty" is the right-wing buzz word.

We need comprehensive immigration reform, which includes a path to citizenship for those already here.

And this is a perfect time for it. Obama has had his mandate renewed, and illegal immigration is way down, taking off some of the "first we have to secure the borders" pressure.

Don't like depressed wages because of undocumented workers with no rights? Either make them legal through citizenship or make them legal through work permits, and then they can organize (or not) like other workers to protect their rights. This isn't a zero-sum game.

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