Immigration reform legislation is likely to be complex with dozens of hot button issues. Close scrutiny should be addressed, however, to an obscure border security issue -- the biometric exit system -- that will not stir the emotions of many, but could cost taxpayers billions of dollars.
Curbing piracy and making it easier to visit our country are straightforward and immediate ways to spur long-term job growth. The decline in foreign visitors has probably cost the country around 245,000 jobs. Piracy has cost another 375,000.
After I asked my then-fiance to grow a beard, the biggest cliche that I've encountered has been hearing people tell him, 'Your beard makes you look like a [insert Taliban, mullah, religious fundamentalist].'