I heard you on the John & Ken talk show about how the President's proposed (renewable) 3 year Green Cards for employed illegal aliens is such a great immigration reformation.
Programs to legally permit low skilled foreign nationals to work in the same labor market as U.S. citizens and permanent resident aliens have been undertaken in the past -- they have all failed. There is no need to speculate about what might happen if any new such venture such as that proposed by the Bush Administration were to be implemented. Failure is a foregone conclusion.
I invite your to read my enclosed piece published in the L.A. Daily News on January 12, 2004.