Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., stirred up the immigration debate last week when he announced a proposal to offer a “conservative-Republican alternative” to the DREAM Act, but it might not be enough for “attrition through enforcement” supporters, including Mitt Romney and his immigration advisor Kris Kobach.
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Immigration advocates said Monday that an “attrition through enforcement” immigration strategy is nothing new, and already interferes with the daily lives of undocumented and their families, including U.S.-born children.
Numbers USA — an organization that agitates “For Lower Immigration Levels” — wrote this week that the “Vote Winners” in Florida’s recent GOP presidential primary “Are Latino Dignity & Self-Deportation.”
When GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney spoke about “self-deportation” in Florida this week, his closest rival Newt Gingrich called it an “Obama-level fantasy,” but self-deportation is really just another way to describe “attrition through enforcement.”
GOP presidential candidate Rick Perry, who has been called “weak” by immigration enforcement supporters, has picked up the support of Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio, notorious for his immigration detention measures and his birther conspiracy theories.
Rep. Connie Mack, R-Naples, will enter the Republican Senate primary, one of his advisers announced Wednesday.
As the discussion about what to do about immigration continues to heat up, punctuated by GOP presidential candidate Herman Cain proposing we construct an “electrified” fence along the Mexican border, an immigrant advocate organization launched the Somos/We Are campaign.
GOP presidential candidate Rick Perry’s statements on immigration in Florida last week and the reaction of immigration enforcement only policy supporters seems to be having an impact on the Florida Legislature.
Numbers USA — an organization that supports “Attrition Through Enforcement” immigration policy and wants “lower immigration levels” — blames Rick Perry’s results in the Florida straw poll on his weak stance on immigration enforcement.