The Bush Plan for Border Security

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President Bush proposes a plan he describes as comprehensive immigration reform. The measures include a guest worker program, earned citizenship, tougher penalties for those who hire illegal immigrants, and border enforcement, bolstered in the short term by 6,000 troops from the National Guard. Guests from the United States and Mexico react to the president's plan.


Sen. Jeff Bingaman (D-NM)

Leslie Berestein, immigration reporter for the San Diego Union Tribune

Denise Dresser, professor of political science at the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México

Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) member of House Subcommittee on Immigration, Border Security and Claims



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