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Originally posted by daddyroo45
No disrespect intended,however have you given thought to the thousands and thousands of legal immigrants that took the time and effort to EARN citizenship? Those that have become model citizens,and actually assimilated into society?
Originally posted by yyyyyyyyyy
and the police could spend resources tracking down REAL criminals.
Originally posted by souls
reply to post by ZindoDoone
I don't know any "illegals" named Joe, maybe Jose, but the point is that your argument is flawed because you are generalizing a whole situation with one example, a very general one at that.
I know a person who is not a citizen of the United Sates of America and they don't do construction. He makes 10 bucks an hour at a crappy job, gets a taxed check every two weeks and has to live with the fact that it was never his decision to come to this country, but he is stuck here now because the life he knows is all here.
He doesn't receive welfare, he doesn't drain the health care system because he is a very healthy person. He just sees how citizens of this country don't know how to take advantage of the fact that they simply have a social security number and can get a simple driver's license. They just waste away while I know he could easily make it big because he is very intelligent and motivated. He could do anybody's job, and that is anybody, trust me.
Like him there are a lot of examples both good and bad. But I think it is disingenuous of you to drum up such an emotionally charged argument like you have done. This issue is not black and white you know....
Originally posted by arcnaver
Originally posted by The Killah29
Why work in a system the eliete made? It will just screw you over. Joe Illegal has the good idea.
By the way, why do we need to have borders anyway?
Very good question! Can I come to your house and eat all your food stores tonight?
Originally posted by Praetorian Guard
Illegal immigrants ARE criminals.
And they're thieves.
And they dilute our culture.
And they're a drain on our resources.
And regarding human rights, they've got those in Mexico, too...send them back so they can enjoy their own country's culture and rights.