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Sen. Harry Reid (D-Nev.) is calling on Americans to ‘rise up’ and express how important the DREAM Act is to them.
Reid made the comments at a conference on Wednesday in support of the measure that would allow qualifying illegal aliens obtain legal residence status.
“As was said yesterday in El Paso by the president, we need the people of America to rise up and indicate to each of us how important this legislation is,” Reid said.
Originally posted by jjkenobi
Could this politician (AND ANYONE WHO VOTES FOR HIM) be any more out of touch with the population of the U.S.?
People are about ready to rise up for closing the border down completely.
Originally posted by Cuervo
I don't want them here but because there are tons of potential legal aliens that are on wait lists and currently going through the proper channels to gain legal status. This would be a slap in their faces and send a very mixed message.
President Barack Obama, when speaking at the National Hispanic Prayer Breakfast and Conference Thursday, quoted the Bible to make a case that passing immigration reform is a “moral imperative.”
“It’s a moral imperative when millions of people live in the shadows and are made vulnerable to unscrupulous businesses or with nowhere to turn if they are wronged. It’s a moral imperative when simply enforcing the law may mean inflicting pain on families who are just trying to do the right thing by their children,” Obama added.
Originally posted by jibeho
Boo Hooo. Just look at how he cunningly identifies an enemy of the illegal aliens in this country. How about enforcing the the existing laws and how about cracking down on these "unscrupulous businesses" who are breaking the law to begin with. Word of note to all of the DC crowd who are supporting this Please check the residency status of your house keepers, porters and gardeners to whom you pay in cash.
Originally posted by TheWalkingFox
reply to post by mblahnikluver
Did your ancestors have to pay thousands of dollars and file five years of paperwork to work in a system strongly designed to exclude them? or did they just get off a boat?
Frankly if you're even faintly related to someone in Europe, you have absolutely no room to whine about "illegal immigration."