"[The Comprehensive Immigration Bill] goes way beyond amnesty.
"In the case of amnesty, for example, if someone stole an automobile you would forgive them for stealing the automobile.
"In this case, the individual has stolen the automobile, we forgive them, let them keep the automobile, and then write them a blank check . . . in the tune of about $400,000 of benefits that they will receive that they will not pay for over the course of their lifetime.. . .
"It's Christmas for illegal immigrants." -- Robert E. Rector, Senior Research Fellow, The Heritage Foundation on May 27 broadcast