Jeb Bush was for a pathway to citizenship before he was against it.


Florida Governor Jeb Bush seems to be working through his position on amnesty and immigration: on NBC’s TodayShow, Bush shut the door on a path to citizenship for illegal workers, on NBC’s Nightly News, he cracked the door back open.

On the Today Show, Bush said that his proposal, which is laid out in his new book Immigration Wars: Forging an American Solution, “Looks forward…we can’t continue to make illegal immigration an easier path than legal immigration. There’s a natural friction between our immigrant heritage and the rule of law. This is the right place to be in that sense.”  Later in the day Bush seemed to recalibrate a bit, telling NBC’s Chuck Todd on Nightly News, “If there is a path to citizenship that has enough of a realization that we have to respect the rule of law, so be it.”

NBC’s First…

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About David Leopold
Past President American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), In-the-Trenches practicing immigration Attorney, Blogger, Activist, Photographer, Educator, World Traveler. All opinions are my own.

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  1. Wendell says:

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