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when you measure the cost against the $130 billion that illegal immigration is currently costing American taxpayers it seems like a pretty inconsequential expense.
originally posted by: Puppylove
a reply to: namelesss
Does not apply to illegally present non-citizens or criminals.
They come for murderers, shoplifters, and rapists too cause they break the law. Should we start protesting for serial killer rights or larcenist rights too?
I mean seriously, everyone you named are still legal citizens of the country that have broken no laws. The illegal immigrants very presence is breaking our laws, and the impetus is specifically on those who've actually broken even more laws than just being illegal immigrants.
You're misapplying the quote and equating the tyrannical targeting of non criminal legal citizens as equivalent to enforcing the law on non-citizens who've broken actual laws.
The impetus of government should always be to care for it's citizens first above all other peoples be they foreign or domestic.
originally posted by: ketsuko
a reply to: namelesss
So I should be upset that they are coming for criminals that are being sheltered by our political class for their own gain?
originally posted by: dreamingawake
originally posted by: namelesss
originally posted by: Stevemagegod
Thank You Sanctuary Cities for paying for the wall
“First they came for the Socialists, and I did not speak out—
Because I was not a Socialist.
Then they came for the Trade Unionists, and I did not speak out—
Because I was not a Trade Unionist.
Then they came for the Jews, and I did not speak out—
Because I was not a Jew.
Then they came for me—and there was no one left to speak for me."
While still being most on the fence(hah no fence of wall pun) about this, the above makes for a valid point taking into consideration if there's a full out force to go after them. Everyday citizens rights may also likely have to be set aside to meet criteria for strict immigration enforcement(as noted during the campaigning- a database for everyone if not just suspects innocent or not). How about detention camps?