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Ramesh Ponnuru

Buffett, Gates and Adelson Don't Get Immigration

Three billionaires demonstrate in an op-ed article that they just don't understand the impasse in Congress over comprehensive immigration reform.
Their New York Times op-ed article was a cry for help.
Their New York Times op-ed article was a cry for help.

A trio of billionaires -- Sheldon Adelson, Warren Buffett and Bill Gates -- say they want to "End the Immigration Impasse," to quote the headline of their recent New York Times op-ed article.

The article will do nothing to end that impasse, however, because the authors show no understanding of why it exists in the first place.