Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Profile: Architects of "Make Them So Miserable They Leave " Immigration Policy

They were a mismatched pair who have somehow managed to rearrange the national immigration debate and the half-shadow world where illegal immigrants live and work in America.

One, Kris Kobach, was a telegenic law professor who was worried about foreign terrorists. The other, Michael Hethmon, was a bookish lawyer afraid that immigrants would overburden the environment.

Over the last six years the couple have become the most successful propagators of a powerful idea: that state and local governments can make life so miserable for illegal aliens that those people would choose to deport themselves.
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1 comment:

Anastasia Theodoridis said...

They no doubt borrowed the idea from Israel.