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There's a better way to do immigration reform
There's a better way to do immigration reform

Immigration is the definitive wedge issue in American politics, but it doesn't have to be. When the Senate's Border Security, Economic Opportunity and Immigration Modernization Act failed to pass the House this year, it was the third such failure of comprehensive reform in a decade. Here's a good rule: Three strikes, you're out. It's time for a different approach. Congress should forget comprehensive reform and try for pragmatic and incremental change instead. Skeptics will thunder that there's no room for compromise, the “other party” is unreasonable, the issue boils down to either amnesty or deportation and there's nothing in between that...