[I'm in Costa Rica this week at the American Immigration Lawyers Association midyear meeting but will try and keep posting.]
Suddenly, this guy isn't looking like such a winner anymore. People who thought voting for Romney was the ticket to beating Obama are having buyer's remorse. And if Mitt thought he could count on Cuban Republicans in South Florida - a very sizable part of the Florida Republican electorate - he didn't help himself with his odd theory that the solution to the country's immigration problem is to make people miserable enough to want to leave on their own. That, of course, is basically the policy of the last several years and we haven't exactly ended illegal immigration. Lily Gil, an expert on Hispanic politics, pans Romney's proposal on a post on Fox News' Hispanic web site.
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Greg Siskind is a partner in Siskind Susser's Memphis, Tennessee, office. After graduating magna cum laude from Vanderbilt University, he received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Chicago. Mr. Siskind is a member of AILA, a board member of the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society, and a member of the ABA, where he serves on the LPM Publishing Board as Marketing Vice Chairman. He is the author of several books, including the J Visa Guidebook and The Lawyer's Guide to Marketing on the Internet. Mr. Siskind practices all areas of immigration law, specializing in immigration matters of the health care and technology industries. He can be reached by email at email@example.com.
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