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Can anybody tell me how and why illegal aliens are the most hated or should be the most hated group in America?
Originally posted by hotpinkurinalmint
reply to post by bowlbyville
We all know about the attention Arizona is paying to the illegal alien menace. Although illegal aliens may or may not be having a net adverse affect on Arizona's economy, Arizona's economic troubles are primarily due to its real estate bubble bursting. You think the people of Arizona would properly channel their anger towards the real estate speculators, the people that bought homes they could not afford, and bankers.
But no. Arizonans are blaming the people that cut their grass for their decreasing home values.
Originally posted by hotpinkurinalmint
reply to post by Night Star
Well anybody could be a victim of a crime committed by members of a particular group. If I were abused as a child by an Irish pedophile, it would be absurd for me to say Irish people were the cause of all my problems. If I got mugged by a Black person, it would not be for me to blame all the problems of the world on Black people.
You cannot say all illegal aliens are bad just because a few of them commit serious crimes. Although it would be fair to say that we should crack down on the illegal aliens that are in gangs or committing serious crimes.
It's hard to get out of my head when a friend was turned away for a job in favor of an illegal. She had a family to feed too.
We all know that the government and greedy corporations are to blame, but that does not excuse the personal responsibility of the illegal who is well aware that they are working the system and doing wrong.
"Free ride" is something GIVEN to someone who DID NOT, IN ANY WAY CONTRIBUTE TO THE SYSTEM. ILLEGALS have NOT contributed. Others HAVE CONTRIBUTED TO THE SYSTEM. Get it?
Illegal Aliens Murder 12 Americans Daily
8 American Children Are Victims of Sexual Abuse by Illegal Aliens Daily
Based on a one-year in-depth study, Deborah Schurman-Kauflin of the Violent Crimes Institute of Atlanta estimates there are about 240,000 illegal immigrant sex offenders in the United States who have had an average of four victims each. She analyzed 1,500 cases from January 1999 through April 2006 that included serial rapes, serial murders, sexual homicides and child molestation committed by illegal immigrants.
According to Edwin Rubenstien, president of ESR Research Economic Consultants, in Indianapolis in 1980, federal and state correctional facilities held fewer than 9,000 criminal aliens. But at the end of 2003, approximately 267,000 illegal aliens were incarcerated in all U.S. jails and prisons.
In April 2005, the Government Accountability Office released a report on a study of 55,322 illegal aliens incarcerated in federal, state, and local facilities during 2003. It found the following:
The 55,322 illegal aliens studied represented a total of 459,614 arrests – some eight arrests per illegal alien;
Their arrests represented a total of about 700,000 criminal offenses – some 13 offenses per illegal alien;
36 percent had been arrested at least five times before.
"While the vast majority of illegal aliens are decent people who work hard and are only trying to make a better life for themselves and their families, (something you or I would probably do if we were in their place), it is also a fact that a disproportionately high percentage of illegal aliens are criminals and sexual predators," states Peter Wagner, author of a new report called "The Dark Side of Illegal Immigration." "That is part of the dark side of illegal immigration and when we allow the 'good' in we get the 'bad' along with them. The question is, how much 'bad' is acceptable and at what price?"