The latest Republican argument against meaningful immigration reform is based on the bald-faced lie that the Obama administration can’t be trusted to enforce immigration laws.


That nonsense may impress the racists out there, but it does not accord with the truth of the matter, as Gail Collins explains HERE:


Under this president, half of all federal crime prosecution involves immigration crime. The government now spends more on enforcing immigration laws than it spends on the F.B.I., Drug Enforcement Administration, Secret Service, U.S. Marshals Service and Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives combined.


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The latest Republican argument against meaningful immigration reform is based on the bald-faced lie that the Obama administration can’t be trusted to enforce immigration laws.

That nonsense may impress the racists out there, but it does not accord with the truth of the matter, as Gail Collins explains HERE:

Under this president, half of all federal crime prosecution involves immigration crime. The government now spends more on enforcing immigration laws than it spends on the F.B.I., Drug Enforcement Administration, Secret Service, U.S. Marshals Service and Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives combined.

We have more than 650 miles ...

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