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Originally posted by davolobo
Also instead of blanket Amnesty, which is Comprehensive Immigration Reform, why dont we start a movement going state to state to demand every illegal undocumented worker be required within only months to go sign up for naturalized immigration, pay the fees associated, then weed out those who are criminals, drug pushers, prostitutes, spys, etc etc, it can be done this simple, if we demand it.
Originally posted by wutone
No matter what side people are on over this illegal immigration issue, the bottom line is that it costs a great deal of money. This cannot be denied.
Instead of us Americans on every level bickering over this, wouldn't it be easier to send Mexico the tab, or at the very least tariff the hell out of their goods and tax the hell out of the remittance that illegals send back to Mexico to make up for the bill.
My point is that we are all fighting but we are not looking at the fact that the Mexican elite/politicians are getting away by having American taxpayers pay for what should be the Mexican social net.
Originally posted by boondock-saint
reply to post by intrepid
let's also take some stats from that info you gave.
Estimated 13M Illegals here
Estimated 2.8M working jobs
what the [snip] is the other 10.2 MILLION doing ???
LIVING OFF THE SYSTEM !!!! or
committing crimes against the system.
that means illegal unemployment rates
there is NO possible way that 21% of ANY working class
can carry the load for 79% non-working class, no matter
what country you are from. And it is eroding the US system
to the point of bankruptcy.
there's you some stats to chew on
[edit on 6-7-2010 by boondock-saint]
Originally posted by zroth
As of this posting the US has spent $1 trillion dollars:
if the US reduced 10% of our war efforts that would solve the immigrant crisis, save some lives and make the US more neighborly.