Is amnesty dead?

Is amnesty dead?

Amnesty is like the main character in a horror movie franchise. Every time you think it’s dead there’s someone who thinks they can squeeze a few more dollars out of another sequel and back it comes.

Still, there’s growing feeling on the left and right that this round is over.

Conservative talk radio may not have killed amnesty this time around, but it definitely helped liberals realize they’ve already lost.On Tuesday, House Judiciary Chairman Bob Goodlatte, R-Va., said the following to conservative talk show host Hugh Hewitt:

In my opinion if you, after you have the borders secure and these enforcement mechanisms in place. If you were to do something, I would start first of all with children who were brought here illegally by their parents. They’ve grown up here. They’ve been educated here. They are ready to face the world and they have no documents. I think there’s a more compelling argument to be made for them. But, even for them, I would say that they get a legal status in the United States and not a pathway to citizenship that is created especially for them.

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