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Ah, Washington, D.C.: beautiful architecture, free museums, and a singular talent for “solving problems” with half-measures, Band-Aids, or, my personal favorite, pretending they don’t exist.

As the immigration debate heats up, watch closely as our duly elected leaders use the tricks below to dodge any responsibility to find practical solutions for immigrants in America.


ORIGINAL: By Colorlines. Found by Upworthy super intern, Maeve Coyle.

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