Originally posted by mymymy
Originally posted by beezzer
reply to post by luciddream
Amnesty is nothing more than taking poor people who came here illegally and using them as a political tool.
I'm just removing the political motivation and making it more about treating people fairly.
If they came to the US illegally, that makes them criminals. Grant amnesty but make them pay for their past transgressions.
In other words, make sure they can't vote Democrat
The bill grants millions of dollars to public and private non-profit organizations to help illegal aliens submit amnesty applications and adjust status from RPI to green cards and then citizenship. The Initial Entry, Adjustment, and Citizenship Assistance" (IEACA) program will appropriate $100 million for the first five years to "eligible public or private, non-profit organizations” resulting in a lucrative slush fund for pro-amnesty groups like AILA, ACLU, and LaRaza as they assist in the process.
Originally posted by GrantedBail
reply to post by Night Star
We have a porous border. Our neighbor Mexico, has a horrible poverty issue. Mexicans come here to work. Whether they are here legally or illegally, they have taxes taken out of their checks, which they don't recover from filing their taxes. Unless they work under the table somewhere.
In California they can't even get driver's licenses, which means they can't insure their vehicles, if they could even afford to. That means there are hard working people trying to feed their families driving on the highway licensed or not.
Different subject: Many of these immigrants send the money they earn back home to support extended families. They are good people. They take the risks of illegality in order to survive.
Hispanics are not jumping ahead of anyone. Who comes here to live if not for political asylum, or to go to one of our colleges on their parents dime, or maybe on a H1B visa to misplace an American worker on the cheap. Oh, I am sure there are other situations. But when the subject of immigration comes up, aren't we talking about "beaners", you know, those humans that are less than us white folk. I mean let's put it out there. Let's talk about the racism. Or would you rather couch that it exchange for discussing aliens from somewhere else than Mexico??
Originally posted by ShadellacZumbrum
reply to post by beezzer
I am confused as far as your numbers go. 33 Million may very well be the Total of Hispanics, however the number of Illegal Hispanics has grown from 3 Million to 11 Million in the Last 15 years ( As far as published Number go).
That is what happened after the Last "Amnesty".
If ALL goes according to the "New" Plans,. . . Those Hispanics that come out of the shadows and identify themselves will get a "Green Card", but, will be banned from the U.S. for the Next 10 Years. At that point, they will be able to return to OUR country and apply for Citizenship from the Back Of the Line.
Incidentally, I think we are going to find that after the "New" Legislation is passed, that Number of 33 Million is going to come out of the Closet and be more like 40 Million or more.