May 7, 2009: Analysis: Border security emphasized for a reason (AP)

  • “If the American people don’t feel like you can secure the borders,” he told reporters, “then it’s hard to strike a deal that would get people out of the shadows and on a pathway to citizenship who are already here, because the attitude of the average American is going to be, ‘Well, you’re just going to have hundreds of thousands of more coming in each year.’”