Cruz: Immigration Bill ‘Makes The Problem Worse

On Thursday, Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) spoke out at the Senate Judiciary Committee with regard to the so-called Gang of 8’s immigration bill. Cruz stated that the bill might do more harm than good: “Number one, it doesn’t stop illegal immigration. If anything it makes the problem worse by not securing the border and by incentivizing future illegal immigration. Number two, I believe in its current form, the bill will not become law, and if Congress cannot pass immigration reform, that is a terrible outcome.” 

Cruz added that Democrats had stripped border security measures from the bill: “Unfortunately, every Democrat on this committee voted against measures that would put real teeth into border security and that would have improved legal immigration.”

 Ben Shapiro is Editor-At-Large of Breitbart News and author of the New York Times bestseller “Bullies: How the Left’s Culture of Fear and Intimidation Silences America” (Threshold Editions, January 8, 2013).

Source: http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Government/2013/05/23/Cruz-immigration-reform-bill

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Posted on May 23, 2013, in Politics. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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