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Trump Posts Immigration Plan, Neocons Go A Little Crazy
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August 16, 2015, 09:19 AM
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I learned about Trump's position paper when Mickey Kaus tweeted this:

Let me make that clear: the quote about "Mark Zuckerberg’s personal Senator, Marco Rubio" having a "bill to triple H-1Bs that would decimate women and minorities" is from Donald Trump's position paper:

Immigration Reform That Will Make America Great Again, The three core principles of Donald J. Trump's immigration plan [PDF]
Here are the three principles:
When politicians talk about “immigration reform” they mean: amnesty, cheap labor and open borders. The Schumer-Rubio immigration bill was nothing more than a giveaway to the corporate patrons who run both parties.

Real immigration reform puts the needs of working people first – not wealthy globetrotting donors. We are the only country in the world whose immigration system puts the needs of other nations ahead of our own. That must change. Here are the three core principles of real immigration reform:

1. A nation without borders is not a nation. There must be a wall across the southern border.

2. A nation without laws is not a nation. Laws passed in accordance with our Constitutional system of government must be enforced.

3. A nation that does not serve its own citizens is not a nation. Any immigration plan must improve jobs, wages and security for all Americans.[More]

There's a lot more, and it's all good stuff.

Here's a reaction from Ben Domenech, who's sort of a Republican, and also sort of Hispanic:

"Identity politics for white people" is an old Jonah Goldberg/Ramesh Ponnuru smear deployed first by Ponnuru against Pat Buchanan, and by Jonah Goldberg against...us.

Here's one from Jennifer Rubin, the Washington Post's resident neocon/immigration enthusiast, who's technically a Republican, too:

No, current immigration law calls for rounding up illegals. (When Eisenhower did "Operation Wetback", he didn't have to pass any laws.) As for their families, Trump presumes they'll take them with them.

Here's one from Commentary Magazine:

Yes, it is. But not in the way you mean.

And a final one from Jennifer Rubin:

However, who also shares his views are large numbers of Republican voters, and for that matter, a majority of Americans of all parties...as the policy wonks at Vox were rather shocked to find recently: