28 St. Mary's L.J. 883 (1996-1997)
Immigration Reform: Seeking the Right Reasons

handle is hein.journals/stmlj28 and id is 895 raw text is: IMMIGRATION REFORM: SEEKING THE RIGHT REASONS
REP. LAMAR SMITH*
EDWARD R. GRANT**
I.  Introduction  ...........................................  883
II. Six Principles for Guiding Immigration Reform ....... 893
A. The Human Face of Immigration ................. 893
B. Setting    Immigration    Policy  in   the   National
Interest  ..............................  . . .........  899
C. Ending     the   Bifurcated   Treatment    of   Legal
Immigration and Illegal Migration ................ 906
D. Enforcing the Law Against Illegal Immigration: A
Fresh Start ............................ 913
E. Removing the Incentives for Illegal Immigration. 922
F. The Safety of the American People: Targeting
Crim inal A liens ....................................  929
1. The Institutional Hearing Program ............ 930
2. Expedited Administrative Deportation ....... 931
3. Judicial Deportation ........................... 932
III.  Conclusion  .............................................  937
The last temptation is the greatest treason:
To do the right deed for the wrong reason'
I. INTRODUCriON
The legacy of immigration to the United States permeates the
debate over current immigration policy. Because our self-defini-
* A.B., Yale University; J.D., Southern Methodist University; Member, United States
House of Representatives, 21st District of Texas; Chairman, Subcommittee on Immigration
and Claims, Committee on the Judiciary, U.S. House of Representatives.
** A.B., Georgetown University; J.D., Northwestern University; Counsel, Subcom-
mittee on Immigration and Claims, Committee on the Judiciary, U.S. House of
Representatives.
The authors are grateful for the research and editorial assistance of George Fishman,
Counsel, Subcommittee on Immigration and Claims.
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