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Argument: Legalized aliens are unlikely to be patriotic

Issue Report: Path to citizenship for illegal immigrants in the US

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John Fonte, PhD, Senior Fellow at the Hudson Institute, in a Sep. 1, 2006 transcript of the hearing before the US House of Representatives Committee on the Judiciary: “If Reid-Kennedy [S 2611] or Pence-Hutchison ‘Compromise Plan’ becomes law, 11-12 million illegal immigrants will be eligible for U.S. citizenship, while, at the same time, retaining citizenship to their birth nations greatly exacerbating the dual allegiance problem and encouraging the diminution of loyalty to the United States.”[1]