We can expect an onslaught of criticism from factions who view illegal immigration on the basis of culture or race.  Many  pro-illegal immigration groups use rhetoric designed to stifle debate on the real issues of rule of law, crime, costs, and other negative impacts of illegal immigration.  We must continue to reject their diversionary tactics and remain on issue.  To remain on issue consider the following:

Combined efforts of concerned citizens and various groups have been effective in advancing these bills forward to this point.  There will be significant challenges ahead so your continued involvement is needed to reach our final goal of passage of a good bill.

April 3, 2008