Just One Immigration Law Does Not Equal Outreach

Who, beyond a few of the hardest of hard liners, stands against immigration reform now?

Three years ago, Rand Paul wanted to deny birthright citizenship. Now, he supports comprehensive reform. Jeb Bush, Scott Walker, Marco Rubio … everybody seriously on anyone's screen to be the Republican presidential nominee in 2016 has a plan or proposal of some type to fix our immigration system.

And it's broken, no question. Today, it is easier to come here illegally than legally. Border security is a mess. Extremely high-paying technology jobs go unfilled for lack of qualified applicants. Low-skilled jobs are similarly hard to fill in some areas.

Read more from Ford O'Connell at U.S. News & World Report

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