Rule of Law Must Be Restored Before Legalization

Rep. Lou Barletta (R-PA)Daily Caller – Rep. Lou Barletta (R-PA) expressed exasperation when asked if he would support some type of legalization for the estimated 11 million illegal immigrants in the U.S. after the border is secure.

“That’s the most asked question when it comes to immigration reform and I’m going to answer it with another question,” he said. “What do we do about the 22 million Americans who couldn’t find work this morning? What do we do with the legal immigrants who came to America for an opportunity and a better job? What do we do with the single mom who works three jobs to put food on the table for her children? And what do we do with high-school dropouts when he or she can’t find a job any longer?

Why, when we talk about immigration reform, is the debate always about what are we going to do with the 11 million people who knowingly came to America illegally and never about the innocent victims of what the consequences might be should we give them amnesty?” [Read More]