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Steve LaTourette
Steve LaTourette
President, Main Street Partnership
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      Steve LaTourette

      Steve LaTourette, a former Republican member of Congress from Ohio, is the president of the Main Street Partnership.

It’s time to kick a field goal on immigration

As a long-suffering Cleveland Browns fan, I know all too well what bad decisions look like, and how one bad decision --- even early in a game --- can cost you. In the first quarter of a scoreless football game, you don’t gamble and go for it on fourth down if you are in field-goal range --- you take the points. If the immigration debate is a football game, it’s a scoreless first quarter right now and it’s time to kick the proverbial field goal and take the policy points in the form of enhanced E-Verify and legislation dealing with high-skilled workers.