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The Time For Meaningful Immigration Reform Is Now

OldMexicanblog Wrote: Dec 08, 2012 9:40 AM
Re: Geronimo1958, -- We have 23 million unemployed Americans. Does it mean anything to you? -- No, and neither should to you. If people prefer to receive unemployment benefits instead of looking for work, that's THEIR problem, but that has NOTHING to do with immigration or immigrants.
Daddio7 Wrote: Dec 08, 2012 2:43 PM
First, you have to be laid off from your job to collect unemployment, so you have to find a job to get laid off from. Second, unemployment benefits RUN OUT, then you have to do the find a job thing again. Employers who hire cheap illegals would have to hire citizens that demand higher wages to work. Of coarse, eliminating welfare would force people to work at very low wages, we could do that.

America has lived with a broken immigration system for at least two decades. It’s wreaked havoc in our border states and created a frustrating lawlessness that is untenable.

It's true that our country embarked on a discussion of civil rights from the late fifties through the early seventies, but for 20 years we have failed to pass any meaningful immigration reform legislation.

While there are myriad proposals floating through Washington, D.C., with regard to immigration reform, they fall into three general categories:

· Those who rant and pledge to oppose all proposals because they stand for “the rule of law.”...