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The law, which took effect Jan. 1, punishes employers who knowingly hire individuals who don't have valid legal documents to work in the United States Penalties include suspension of, or loss of, their business license. The Mexican legislators are angry because their own citizens are returning to their hometowns, placing a burden on their state government. 'How can they pass a law like this?'
Originally posted by tothetenthpower
That's their problem really. I mean i'm all for giving these people citizenship and allowing them to work in the US legally, but come on, Mexico isnt' allowed to complain that they're OWN citizens are returning to their own country.
I can understand their frustration, Mexico is in worse shape than most places when it comes to providing for it's people in all sectors of government and public service, but they can't rely on the US to rebuild and reshape the country for them, they need to step up and really do something drastic in order to keep things civil.
Then again, a civil war is just what we need to get everybody fired up.
Originally posted by Obliv_au
well america was built with cheap immigrant labour from mexico many many years ago.
then they found something most mexicans enjoyed, so they decided making marijuana illegal would force many mexicans to return home once the work had been done and were no longer wanted around.
The early laws against the cannabis drugs were passed with little public attention. Concern about marijuana was related primarily to the fear that marijuana use would spread, even among whites, as a substitute for the opiates. It is largely believed that the early prohibititive marijuana laws were a racist response to the popularity of the drug among Mexicans .