Allowing illegals to remain in the country is different than granting them citizenship, said Saulius "Saul" Anuzis, chairman of the Michigan Republican Party.
"My principal objection is giving amnesty and citizenship to someone whose first act in the United States is to break the law," he said. "I would not oppose a system to legalize them and give them a different status to work and pay taxes here ... but no citizenship."
Wednesday, August 8, 2007
The Washington Times reports that some Republicans--including Newt Gingrich and declared presidential candidates Ron Paul and Mike Huckabee--are skeptical of Sen. Specter's new immigration proposal. It doesn't include any words from any current senators, however. And some sound more supportive of Sen. Specter's proposal--including the chair of the Michigan Republican Party: