This mouthfart passed 'twixt his lips:
“The party that says it's the party of the family is going to adopt an immigration policy which destroys families who have been here a quarter century. I'm prepared to take the heat for saying, let's be humane in enforcing the law without giving them citizenship but by finding a way to create legality so that they are not separated from their families.”
A person who has entered our country illegally is ineligible for a SSN or other documentation that would allow them to be legally employed. Therefore, if said person is employed, then that person must be using fraudulent or stolen documents. If that person is not employed, then that person must be a bum who sponges off of others. What other possibility is there? The illegal is independently wealthy? Yeah, right.
So this fraud and/or bum of an illegal has been sneaky enough and cunning enough and treacherous enough to be able to perpetrate this ruse for 25 years. According to Newt, that makes this illegal a good candidate for permanent residence. Furthermore, let's say this illegal has elected to start a family here in spite of these very uncertain circumstances - Newt says *I* am being inhumane if I want this weasel out of my country.
Know what, Newt?
Get bent. This hypothetical illegal knew exactly what he was doing when he built his life on a big pile of shifting sand. This same hypothetical illegal willingly subjected his family to years of uncertainty and stress and potential loss. THAT is inhumane. THAT must not be rewarded.
And YOU do not deserve the presidency.