May 5, 2010 4:00 AM

Commentary: Arizona's law is wrong way to 'fix' immigration

If we really wanted immigration reform, we'd have had it years ago. In 2006, President George W. Bush supported a proposal that would've required undocumented immigrants to take English classes and pay fines and back taxes in exchange for guest worker status and, eventually, citizenship. "I know this is an emotional debate," said Bush. "But one thing we cannot lose sight of is that we're talking about human beings, decent human beings that need to be treated with respect."

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