Ted Cruz’s victory in Iowa, along with Trump’s continued presence in the race, means that outsiders with strong immigration control positions are shaping this race to the advantage of those Americans who seek real immigration reform. The fact that Cruz won despite his unfavorable positions on Ethanol – a favorite for Iowa caucus-goers – demonstrated that by aligning himself with border-control champions Iowa’s Steve King and Alabama’s Jeff Sessions, immigration control and opposition to amnesty have real political power.
About The Author
Dan is the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR)'s President after joining the organization in 1982. He has testified more than 50 times before Congress, and been cited in the media as "America's best-known immigration reformer." Dan has appeared on virtually every significant TV and radio news/talk program in America and, in addition to being a contributing editor to ImmigrationReform.com, has contributed commentaries to a vast number of print media outlets.
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