Subject: A solution to US illegal immigration that is fair to all!
Posted on: Thu, 12 Jan 2012 06:05:33 +0000 (UTC)
A solution to US illegal immigration that is fair to all!
Americans are called to compassion for young undocumented immigrants who, p=
resent in the United States through no fault of their own, are culturally A=
mericans. On the other side, a sense of fairness and justice demands that a=
ll the aspiring immigrants and American citizens who obeyed the rules and w=
aited their turn in line will not have to watch those who did not obey the =
rules skip ahead =96 and that American citizens and legal immigrants will n=
ot have to deal with the repercussions of illegal immigrants given legal re=
Fortunately, compassion and fairness do not have to be diametrically oppose=
d. Congress and the Obama administration can exhibit both compassion and fa=
irness with the creation of a special category of =93green card=94 or lawfu=
l permanent resident status under a version of the now-defunct DREAM Act.