Law and Enforcement:
Enhanced border security (include pushing for a fence, but let this be a negotiating point)
Enhanced enforcement on businesses
Streamlining of the means of legally immigrating into this country
Re-evaluating the work and student visa system.
6 months to come forwrad and register to be accounted for. Any illegal who doesn't come forward who is found after that 6 month time is deported regardless of age, family, criminal history, etc. For those who do come forward, three choices:
1. 2 years of a "TEMPORARY RESIDENT" status for you and your dependents, allowing you to legally work and live in the United States but conferring no citizenship benefits. Monthly check in's are required, and any check-in that are entirely no-shows results in removal of the status. Being in this status makes on inelligble for Citizenship or Permanent Residency for a 3 year period. Essentially, illegals here have 2 years to get their affairs in order and return to their country, where they can either stay or proceed with legally returning to the country.
2. You may leave, without any penalty for illegal action in relation to your presence within the country, and immedietely apply for any method of re-entry into the country under the newly updated laws)
3. If you were brought here under the age of 18 but are now over 18, you may enlist within the military for a 4 year tour of duty. Upon completion you will be granted citizenship. IMMEDIETE family members, other than other siblings that qualify for this option (who instead must take it as well), are given the option for a conditional residency status that becomes permanent should the 4 year tour be completed. However, said family members are barred from ever obtaining citizenship if this option is taken.
There latter part is your compromise. The people here get to either stay temporarily to feasibly prepare for the difficulties of a return to their home OR they can leave absolved of their crimes and free to try and return, and those who were brought here as youths have a chance to serve the country and gain permanent citizenship. Those here temporarily however don't get to vote, they don't get to be on the path to citizenry, and they must be accounted for.
Both sides at least give lip service to better enforcement on businesses. Both sides at least give lip service on streamlining legal immigration. Both sides at least give lip service to fixing our temporary visa programs. This does all that. It "deals" with those people here...deporting those who refuse to be accounted for, and giving a possible transition period or oppertunity to utilize the newly updated laws to those who do get accounted for.
Is it possibly going to have more conservative than liberal parts in it? Absolutely. That is the consequences of going from a Democratic majority in the Congress to a Democratic Minority over the span of 6 years. The President doesn't always get what he wants, and he's going to have to deal with the fact his part has lost the congress. Or, as he put so succinctly after winning an election that promised "post partisanship" and a "change from politics as usual"....."We Won". However, it should have enough bones and compromises...(it's not saying just deport them all)...to warrant a signing by this President. Especially since he already claimed that he'd sign whatever bill the congress could get to his desk on immigration.