Caroline Espinosa, spokeswoman for NumbersUSA, which is urging defeat of the measure, calls it a form of amnesty. She said while this woman's circumstances are unfortunate, they are the result of bad decisions by her parents. "When you offer amnesty like that it only encourages more illegal behavior," Espinosa said. "We need to send the message that if you come here illegally you will not be rewarded."

By Lornet Turnbull, in the Seattle Times

Legal Immigration

Updated: Wed, Jun 18th 2008 @ 1:33pm EDT