Nov 24, 2011

Immigration Politics: Mitt Romney's Immigration Stance Now Clear: Pressure Undocumented To Leave The Country

Huffington Post: " Mitt Romney's evolution into a full-fledged immigration hawk is complete. The Republican presidential candidate's comments this week on the issue of undocumented immigrants made clear where he stands now: The U.S. government should do nothing proactive beyond creating a hostile environment for those in the country illegally, in the hopes that they leave.

Anyone in the United States in violation of federal law should go back to his or her country of origin, Romney said Wednesday during a tele-town hall with Iowa voters. ... a "path to citizenship" for undocumented immigrants.... "consists of going to their home country, applying for citizenship or permanent residency just like everybody else, and getting back in the line."" read more

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