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US Companies Embracing Illegal Immigrants

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posted on Jul, 13 2005 @ 01:45 PM
Embracing Illegals
By Brian Grow, with Adrienne Carter and Roger O. Crockett in Chicago and Geri Smith in Mexico City
BusinessWeek Online

Companies are getting hooked on the buying power of 11 million undocumented immigrants.

To be honest, I've always been nothing but a fan of our country, but as of late, nothing that happens here is consistent with what our outwardly intentions are. As a republic, what are we "lowly citizens" supposed to do about the raping of our country? Most baby boomers I know personally are in a state of remorse and grief over not know what happened to the country over the last 50 some odd years. Somebody please enlighten me as to the possibilities in the future. I don't feel as a 25 year old that our govn't is very accessible to the people of this country. But I know it should be, and that is what was originally intended.

We're loosing our county, we're killing the planet, and by God I hope the Aliens step in soon to prevent in immanency of Nuclear War.

posted on Jul, 14 2005 @ 08:21 AM
Whilst I can see your point...did you miss this part?

" At the local Mexican consulate, the Valenzuelas each signed up for an identification card known as a matrĂ­cula consular..... Scores of financial institutions now accept it for bank accounts, credit cards, and car loans. Next, they applied to the Internal Revenue Service for individual tax identification numbers (ITINS), allowing them to pay taxes like any U.S. citizen -- and thereby to eventually get a home mortgage."

(apologies in advance - does this count as excessive quoting? It's not intentional).

In other words -- these folks are paying their taxes, and contributing to the local economy. The fact that they're undocumented is troubling yes - but they're at least doing something right . They're not drawing welfare, they're not a drain on "the system" - I'm honestly not seeing where there's a big problem.

Surely what they're doing is better than the thousands of fraudulent welfare claims made by citizens, and/or the activities of other illegals who are not contributing in any positive manner....


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