Republicans Were Fine With Bush Acting On Immigration Reform Without Congress | ThinkProgress

Published November 21, 2014 by wallacedarwin


Name an issue, foreign or domestic, and Republicans will turn to the holy ghost of Ronald Reagan for wisdom and guidance. But for two of the biggest controversies in the news this week—immigration and torture—conservatives won’t like the answer they get when they ask, “What would Reagan do?” After all, President Reagan didn’t just sign an amnesty bill for three million undocumented immigrants in 1986. He then acted unilaterally to keep thousands of immigrant families together by using the exact same executive authority…



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