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History proves amnesty doesn’t work

by Congressman Sam Graves

Those who do not learn from history are doomed to repeat it. It’s a lesson that history teachers like to drill into their students. However, in Congress, bad ideas are rarely subjected to a historical review.

In 1986, the United States had roughly 2.9 million illegal immigrants. At the time, Members of Congress, Senators and, yes, even President Ronald Reagan believed that the answer to the

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