Originally posted by OutKast Searcher
I find it hilarious that people think that not deporting them makes them citizens who can vote
I'm hoping people really don't think that...and are just trying to spread lies...it's the lesser of the two ignorance.
Originally posted by seeker1963
reply to post by Dbriefed
If you have ever been to one of the ceremonys when these people become citizens, it is a very moving experience! They worked hard and they shed tears when they received their citizenship to this country and you could see it in their face, how happy and proud they were of their accomplishment!
You are correct! It is a slap in the face to those who legally worked hard and EARNED it!
I have seen a few of these ceremonys not just one. I think it would be a good educational experience for every citizen of this country to see this process that so many of us take for granted!
Originally posted by TheTardis
Its kind of ironic that someone whose citizenship is in question is granting amnesty to a group of illegal immigrants. Does that make it all null and void if he is found to not be a citizen? lol.. Not trying to start that debate again, Just pointing out the irony of it all.. lol
Originally posted by SpaceCowboy78
. But at the same time I also acknowledge the immigration problem. I just don't know if this is the answer.
Originally posted by jam321
reply to post by neo96
Romney is hispanic.
Doesn't help him with the Hispanic vote.
This is gonna make the right wing in this country see red, lol. I bet the koch brothers and Americans for prosperity are gonna dump huge amounts of money (more that what they give already) for paid opinions all over the internet.
I have worked in food service my entire life and these people you like to call illegals are some of the best workers and people, America grows stronger by this move.
I am a naturalized citizen who went through a great deal to become one. I can't help but feel a little angry, not to mention foolish for having adhered to every law and jumped through every hoop in order to emigrate legally. What do you tell a person like me if you let all the illegals in? Why should I adhere to other laws if the current ones are ignored and illegals are pardoned?
Under the new policy, people younger than 30 who came to the United States before the age of 16, pose no criminal or security threat, and were successful students or served in the military can get a two-year deferral from deportation, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano said.
Read the Napolitano memo (PDF)
It also will allow those meeting the requirements to apply for work permits, Napolitano said, adding that participants must be in the United States now and be able to prove they have been living in the country continuously for at least five years.