The GOP's Immigration Problem

O'Sullivan, John
September 2005
National Review;9/12/2005, Vol. 57 Issue 16, p34
Offers a discussion about the issue of immigration in the United States. Claim that voters want less immigration while political and business elites want more; Report that New Mexico governor Bill Richardson, Arizona governor Janet Napolitano, and Senators Dianne Feinstein and Hillary Clinton have expressed concern about border security, illegal immigration and the social costs that immigration imposes; Report that the President George W. Bush administration has set up a coalition to push for more open immigration; Reference to two immigration bills put before the Senate that offer amnesties to the illegal aliens already in the U.S. and propose guest-worker programs; Comments made by journalists Tamar Jacoby, John Fund and David Brooks regarding immigration reform; Description of an immigration bill proposed by Senator John McCain.


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