Friday, June 13, 2008

Mickey Kaus wonders about some of the electoral consequences of immigration "reform":

P.P.S.: According to The Hill, "Hispanic Democratic lawmakers" are warning:

Sen. Barack Obama (D-Ill.) must commit to helping illegal immigrants achieve citizenship or else risk losing the vital Latino vote in the general election ... [E.A.]

I thought the party line after the California primary was that it was a mistake to assume that Latino voters cared only about legalization. It seems to be practically all Latino politicians in Congress care about, though. ...

He also mentions a study exploring the ways in which multiple immigration amnesties in Spain may have lead to increased "illegal immigration."