Rand Paul Defends Principle of Immigration Amnesty: "Do They Want us to Put Them in Concentration Camps?"


Rand Paul talks some sense that all his fellow Republicans should face on the bugaboo of "amnesty" for those lawbreaking illegal immigrants already in the United States, reported via Mediaite:

Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) may have voted against the Senate's "Gang of Eight" immigration reform bill last week, but he seemingly does not count himself among the conservative critics of the bill who oppose any and all forms of "amnesty" for illegal immigrants currently living inside the United States.

In an interview with WNDtv, Sen. Paul took on the critics of so-called "amnesty" who oppose efforts to "normalize" illegal immigrants and absorb them into the United States. "Let's get them work visas, let's normalize them, let's make them taxpayers," he said of the 11 million undocumented immigrants currently residing within the states.

"They're not going home," Paul said, adding that even the most vocal opponents of so-called "amnesty" seem to recognize this fact. "Are they for sending these people home? Do they want us to put them in concentration camps, on buses, and send them back home? I don't think anyone's proposing that."

Mike Riggs earlier today had a great roundup of the liberty issues implicated in this round of "immigration reform."