With everything happening this week, it’s worth taking a step back to watch this news clip from MSNBC entitled, “Fix Immigration… Or Else?”:
The segment highlights the impressive report released last week by an indpendent Council on Foreign Relations Task Force, co-chaired by former Florida Governor Jeb Bush (R) and former White House chief of staff (under Clinton) Thomas F. “Mack” McLarty III, which stated the urgent need for a comprehensive overhaul of our nation’s immigration laws succinctly:
The stakes are too high to fail.
The distinguished, bi-partisan task force stressed:
If the United States continues to mishandle its immigration policy, it will damage one of the vital underpinnings of American prosperity and security, and could condemn the country to a long, slow decline in its status in the world. […] The United States needs a fundamental overhaul of its immigration laws.