1986 amnesty

Reagan's Amnesty Didn't Work

W. James Antle III, Daily Caller

Unlike many of our current political leaders, Reagan actually learned from his mistakes. Conservatives should also avoid repeating his immigration failure.

Amnesty for Illegals Still A Bad Idea

Derrick Morgan, The National Interest

An amnesty that grants legal status to only some unlawful immigrants is still an amnesty, just a smaller one. An amnesty of any size is unfair, costly, and won’t work. Americans don't trust gov't to fix the problem while granting amnesty for good reason. Passage of the 1986 amnesty was predicated on it being a one-time event. 

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Daniel Horowitz, Red State

That’d be the title to a new Orwell book, showing how 27-year old promises weren’t kept on amnesty.

What to Expect From Amnesty Debate

Daniel Horowitz, Red State

Conservatives must avoid sole focus on scandals and work hard to defeat the Gang amnesty bill.

McConnell Plays the Tool on Amnesty

Daniel Horowitz, Red State

MM voted for Amnesty in 1986 and is practically rolling out the red carpet now for the Gang’s bill.