Senator Rand Paul: Pathway to Citizenship

randpaulfilibuster-700x450Speaking this morning to the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) said:

The Republican Party must embrace more legal immigration.Unfortunately, like many of the major debates in Washington, immigration has become a stalemate-where both sides are imprisoned by their own rhetoric or attachment to sacred cows that prevent the possibility of a balanced solution.

Immigration Reform will not occur until Conservative Republicans, like myself, become part of the solution. I am here today to begin that conversation.

Let’s start that conversation by acknowledging we aren’t going to deport 12 million illegal immigrants.

If you wish to work, if you wish to live and work in America, then we will find a place for you.

He’s exactly right.

Read the text of the whole speech at National Review.

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