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Originally posted by backinblack
reply to post by pipconvert
Obviously not a tax payer or you would know the difference..
Illegal aliens rarely pay taxes..
The legal tax payer is left supporting them..
Now how is that fair ?
Originally posted by pipconvert
Alright, this is just a vent I had to get out there. I am really getting sick and tired of illegal immigrants being labeled as illegal aliens. Who cares? Well, put yourself in these people's shoes for a second. Say you have to flee the US, in order to survive, towards the north and are not authorized to immigrate Canada on a legal basis. You would still try to get in by any means if it meant 'staying alive'. How would you like to be labeled an illegal alien? Why this alien notion anyway, we're all human beings and so are illegal immigrants. It's not because they don't have 'official' GOVERNMENT documents that it makes them less worthy of being a human being, am I wrong?
Yes illegal immigration is a problem but do you really think that degrading these people to a lower 'species' is the way to solve the issue? Doesn't immigration defeat the idea of having a planet that belongs to the whole of humanity? Except if you're an illegal alien of course…
What really ticks me off is to hear such 'illegal alien' statements from people and officials who are themselves immigrants. Think about it, all non-native american people are ORIGINALLY immigrants. So, basically, it was all peachy for your great great great grand-parents to immigrate to the States and get a better life but hell for those "illegal aliens" who are trying to do the same thing in the 21st century.
REALITY CHECK PEOPLE, PLEASE!