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Originally posted by LostNemesis
WHAT in the WORLD do you know?!
People can get bank accounts, drivers' licenses, houses, and can even SELL DRUGS, without it haunting them for the rest of their lives.
The rest of us... crimes, bad driving record, debt.. IT FOLLOWS US FOREVER. Some have even had one night stands that left them in debt to some easy drug addict for the rest of their lives.
I feel offended by the way Americans are held accountable for every action we make or not. PLUS the Federal Government's DEBT. You know each American citizen owes like $36k for that?
The "plight of the poor and desperate".... WE, AMERICANS, are ALSO poor and desperate. We just want the same ability to start a new. No other country in the world (that I know of), awards trespassers.
WHY can't American citizens have the same chance to just, start a new, and lose our past mistakes? It is unfair. This $%^*in SSN binds us to problems our whole lives.
point of fact:Illegal
I also love the very PC link at the end: "Undocumented or Illegal? Vote on how Chicago Public Radio should refer to out-of-status immigrants."
Originally posted by genius/idoit
reply to post by antisocialbutterfly
U.S. Hispanic population to triple by 2050 - USATODAY.com
The US population will soar to 438 million by 2050 and the Hispanic population will triple, according to projections released Monday by the Pew Research ...
www.usatoday.com/news/nation/2008-02-11-population-study_N.htm - 49k - Point of fact:Illegal
so, the same thing happened with italians, the irish, etc...
i think diversity is part of the US culture and i see nothing wrong with that.
are you sure that your ANTI - isn't about color of skin or xenophobia?
nobody anti-immigration is full american, thats the irony me thinks..
you cannot be the pimp and the prostitute at the same time...
Originally posted by irishchic
Some really strong and valid point here...hard to live/work in South Texas and keep those "un-biased" feelings under wraps.
Originally posted by schrodingers dog
reply to post by genius/idoit
That's very clever ...
Belittle the plight of the poor and desperate citizens of an entire country who risk their lives trying to make a better life for themselves and to feed their families to make a tenuous political point.