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The Perry legacy: Immigration

Compassion, tempered by a broken system

When Gov. Rick Perry signed legislation in 2001 making Texas the first state where some undocumented immigrants could pay in-state college tuition rates, it signaled his acknowledgement that a population living in the shadows should be able to contribute to the state’s success. Perry’s compassion was tempered, however, by frustration with a broken immigration system that put state lawmakers on the spot deciding how to help Texans brought to the country illegally as children through no fault of their own.
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Jan 4, 2015, 11:57 am
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No, Our Immigration System Is Not Broken

Jan 4, 2015, 12:02 pm
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Here is The Liberals’ Case Against Illegal Immigration:

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