By Sid Salter, Syndicated columnist
The Picayune Item
While illegal immigration is an issue that has always generated more heat than light in Mississippi, the issue has been a clear winner for Republicans.
Even before the GOP began to evolve along the current intra-party fault lines of mainstream Chamber of Commerce types and the hardline Tea Party conservatives, Mississippi Republicans were always safe talking about the need to tighten border security and the abiding threat of immigrants “stealing” jobs from willing citizen workers.
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