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McCain Backs Dream Act, Path to Citizenship


WASHINGTON -- Top senators, including Arizona Republican John McCain, confirmed on Sunday that a bipartisan Senate plan for immigration reform, expected to be unveiled next week, will include a pathway to citizenship for undocumented immigrants currently in the United States.

"We can't go on forever with 11 million people living in this country in the shadows in an illegal status," McCain said on ABC's "This Week. "We cannot forever have children who were born here -- who were brought here by their parents when they were small children to live in the shadows, as well."

The comments mark a shift for McCain, who previously opposed a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants, labeling such a plan "amnesty" in 2010, the same year he voted against the Dream Act. But he admitted Sunday that the GOP's poor showing among Hispanic voters in 2012 has caused the party to reconsider its position on immigration.

"What's changed, honestly, is that there is a new appreciation on both sides of the aisle, maybe more importantly on the Republican side, that we need to enact a comprehensive immigration reform bill," McCain said.


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Garan's picture

Not Respectable Decision Making; Brainless Self Preservation

McCain's lack of foresight, yet political raction is a good example of poor decision making.
People like this give us an unresponsive government; dragging along and only fixing problems after they have become unbearable.

No Brain, Only self preservation == Not respectable (chump/slug).

Ahh - the end of the pax Americana

No longer is it a place working your way into - to assimilate to the culture - to become American - it is now a place for the barbarian hordes to come rape and pillage.

At least the Romans had just gotten lazy - what are we doing it for - votes? Votes that surely will lead to this empires financial collapse.
It took the Germanian hordes about 70 years - anybody want to take bets on the over under for US?

This guy is a clown

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Protect your assets and profit from the greatest wealth transfer in history.

No, McLoser was always

No, McLoser was always prom-amnesty. To think this guy was the GOP choice in 2008. Just another big lie.

Southern Agrarian

McAmnesty has always been pro

McAmnesty has always been pro Amnesty. Case closed.

There is no Left or Right -- there is only freedom or tyranny. Everything else is an illusion, an obfuscation to keep you confused and silent as the world burns around you." - Philip Brennan

"Invest only in things that you can stand in front of and pr

What's changed?

Republicans need the votes! That's what changed.

allegory - ˈalɪg(ə)ri/ - noun - 1. a story, poem, or picture which can be interpreted to reveal a hidden meaning, typically a moral or political one.


is looking for some new voters and taxpayers it seems.

"Endless money forms the sinews of war." - Cicero, www.freedomshift.blogspot.com