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Fmr. Obama Deputy Campaign Mgr. and W.H. Sr. Adviser, founder of Precision Strategies, fmr. Sr. Adviser to Maj. Leader Reid and Sen. Kennedy
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Everything democrats do such as giving them Licenses, welfare money and even Scholarship money (California) encourages more to come and the proof of that is 2-3 Million in 1986 and now 11-20 million. Apparently some can't or aren't learning from history or our past mistakes. Are they incapable of learning? I believe it's much more than that.
This is a direct result of not following through with securing the border back in the 1986 Amnesty given. Democrats are completely responsible for the border not being secured, PERIOD.
Do what they do with everyone else UNDOCUMENTED. It after-all is not the U.S. being nasty as much as it is those adults sending their children to this country UNDOCUMENTED. Why then are we in America turning this into 'our' issue?
U.S. Constitution Article 4 – Section 4: Obligations of the United States; The United States shall guarantee to every state in this union a republican form of government, and shall protect each of them against invasion.
In 1986 illegals AMNESTY was TOTALLY WRONG, didn't solve anything., 3 million illegals were granted amnesty at that time, the border was never secured as part of the deal, NOW we have 11 to 20 million illegal aliens:
3. Throwing stones, attacking the Border Patrol.
4. FOREIGN FLAGS WAVING
5. Illegals are manipulated, used , exploited for Political, Economic and Electoral gains, by Democrat Leftists
6. Victims of fraudsters and corrupt politicians Democrats.
7. Symbolically burying Republicans
8. STEALING IDENTITIES
9. Migratory Fraud , arranged marriages
10. The majority do not pay taxes
11. ABUSE OF THE 14TH AMENDMENT
12. Having anchor babies in huge numbers
13. RECEIVING " tax refunds " for every ANCHOR baby
14. Millions of $ $ sent outside of USA, Capitals leak .
15. Protest "Family Separation " by deportation , but do not complain to voluntarily leave their families ( spouse's and children included) in your country for crossing illegally.
16. A heavy health tax burden in EMERGENCIES
17. Driving Uninsured and WITHOUT DRIVERS LICENSE
18. Colossal cost to USA , for Litigation, Personal ICE, Cops .
19. Some are waiting for the death penalty for their crimes
20. Driving drunk and killing people while driving drunk.
21. HUMAN Trafficing
22. DRUG MULES
23. CURSE CONSTANTLY to U.S.
24. Use children as a shield for their marches
25. Using false IDs
26. SOME register to vote with fake IDs and that is why OBAMA doesn't WANTS ID verification at elections
27. Demanding the return of their "stolen" land
28. LEGAL ALIENS are stuck in their processes, for the overwhelm use of ICE personal, in dealing with ILLEGALS not in line.
29. Highest risk of infiltration of terrorists and Islamic extremists
30. Illegal immigration has corrupted even more, in Democratic hands, the moral , legal and political system of USA .
31. RACISM from illegals has increased markedly , Racist and intolerant groups like "LA RAZA" and expressions like " MY RACE " dominate the illegals rhetoric.
32. Millions of Latino voters have been politically racketed by a DEMOCRATIC party, that not only promotes illegal immigration, but Abortions , Homosexuality , Gay Marriage , Racism, Atheism , Socialism, legalize marijuana, high taxes, Welfare- ism , spite, envy and class warfare, anti 2nd amendment, blackmail, spying on citizens using the IRS , NSA, EPA, etc. .
33 . The Idiot Joe Biden said that illegals are already "Americans", SO why they want amnesty?.
* THERE ARE 92 MILLION UNEMPLOYED AMERICANS, 50 MILLION IN FOOD STAMPS IN USA, THANKS TO THE ECONOMICS OF OBAMA, AND OBAMA WITH EXECUTIVE ORDER HAS GRANTED THE ILLEGAL'S CHILDREN, THE "dream act", FOR "work permits"...and Obama wants 11 to 20 million more illegals with working permits.
* Now, is a DEMAND for another amnesty with FULL CITIZENSHIP, by the illegals, Obama and the Democrats, without securing the border . Obama wants 11 to 2O more million Democrats illegal VOTERS.
* If any kind of amnesty is reached at this time, an STAMPEDE of illegals would be at the border, and in 20 years maybe 30 to 50 million more illegals will be demanding an amnesty, with full citizenship and open borders...and the DEMOCRATS ARE SALIVATING FOR THAT.
LIBERAL DEMOCRATS ... have been confusing and conflating these issues for over 20 years ! It's time to get back to basics y'all ! NO FOOD STAMPS, NO HEALTH CARE, ... NO DRIVERS LICENSES ... NOTHING !!! They broke the LAW to get here. ILLEGAL ... has to mean ILLEGAL again. This is not working ! Send them back and cut off ALL Foreign Aid to any country that refuses to take them
I am so blessed and glad that my kids will never endure what those kids have. They get to experience the Disney Channel, Disneyland, chicken nuggets, strawberry shakes, laughter, love, education, and then get tucked in bed every night. Honduras is the murder capital of the world. All of the drugs that Americans buy MUST be funneled through Honduras. There is no economy. The only way to survive is to join a gang by transporting drugs to America. There is no justice system, it is completely flawed. The gangs control everything down there. There is no hope, but death. It is wrong to break American laws and come illegally, but my God... I can't imagine their lives down there. I can't say that I blame them. A death sentence awaits these children upon their return. Let our legal system run its course. Give them all a fair hearing.
I hear you Leesa. However, you really must not know the sad reality of our immigration system and courts. The system is not broken. Politicians with something to gain will tell you so, but in fact the United States has some of the relaxed immigration laws in the world. I really wish all Americans had access to the information. You'd be astounded and wouldn't place any faith in the system.
I've been working in the immigration field for over 12 years. The truth about the kids crossing the border and seeking asylum is a simple one. They come because this administration sends a clear message that if you get caught and claim that you are escaping poverty and violence, you won't be sent back. The word has spread like wildfire through most Central American and some S. American countries.
This is very reminiscent of what was happening back in the early 2000's with citizens from Brazil. At the time, Brazilians were just giving themselves up to Border Patrol Agents, knowing that they would be set up for a Notice to Appear, sent to an Immigration Detention Camp and a low bail bond would set them free until their case was "decided". they knew that most cases take 3-5 years to reach a final decision. By that time they set up families and get jobs so the judge lets them stay. You know when the Brazilians stopped coming? It all stopped when we change the practice of letting out with a simple bond and deported back to Brazil!!!
All these kids that are coming are not escaping violence. At least no more violence than what has been the norm in their countries since they've been born. Poverty you say? Show me a Central or South American country that doesn't have a third world economy and clearly doesn't have just two social classes. Rich and poor. That is it.
These kids and adults accompanied by minors have their lines well rehearsed and claim fear to be returned. Most of these minors already have their parents living here illegally. Their parents left them with grandparents or other family when they crossed the border in the middle of the night many years back. All we are doing by reuniting them is rewarding them for breaking our existing immigration laws.
What do you say, with a straight face, to all those immigrants that are trying to do it by the book? Don't we preach to them that the American way is to work hard and follow the law so they can be assimilated into the fabric of our society?
Now, we have Obama asking for billions of dollars for border security. Why? And notice he doesn't ask it for immigration enforcement. The borders are protected to the best of our ability. Billions of dollars have already been spent in hiring personnel and infrastructure. What is left to do is to stop tying the hands of all the agencies in charge of regulating and enforcing the Immigration and Nationality Act and let them do their job.
No, Mr. President. You don't need any more money. What you need to do is to just get out of the way and let the law of the land be practiced without your immoral intervention.
I'll leave all with these little nugget of information: Did you know that the people that revise and are in charge of adjudicating immigration cases are under an Approval quota? No, you won't read that in any memorandum nor will you find it mentioned under any regulation. However, it is a fact that Adjudication Officers have a tough job bc if they don approve more than 80% of cases then they have some explaining to do and when they disapprove a case, then the paperwork to support their decision is lengthy and mind numbing.
Like I said at the beginning, I have been doing my job for more than 12 years. In that time I've seen illegal aliens and legal residents involved in a slew of crimes ranging from sex trafficking to drug and weapon smuggling. The funny things is those same ppl have the nerve to apply for legal residency and US citizenship. That wouldn't be the bad new as I've come to expect anything out of that type of person. What will shock is that those same people, having been convicted of those crimes still get granted resident status and US citizenship!
Anyone who has not followed the legal process should be deported immediately. Where is the logic of allowing someone entrance into a group when they have broken the covenants of the group? Is a basic understanding of group dynamics beyond most people's intellect? Groups are defined by COMMON values, and the principle that INDIVIDUALS in a group are benefitted by inclusion in a group. If members who do not hold the same common values as the rest of the group, or add costs to individuals within the group without offsetting benefits, group dynamics are weakened.
I think they should send them all home along with half the politicians that cant seem to figure out that this country is in danger of being so far in debt that it will take 4 generations to get us out of it. These Politicians that think we can just throw money at everything. We cant afford to fix our own homelessness, poverty and Veterans getting screwed all the time. I for one have spent 17 1/2 yrs fighting for these rights that Obama and the rest of these politicians keep taking away. I say we impeach all 735 of them and elect all new that will fight for the people and not there own pockets. They say they want to save money than every damn one of them that has not been there for 20 yrs should give up there pensions and change this law that they receive nothing when they get out and have to accept all the same laws that they impose on us while they we an elected official. Quit taking advantage of the little people and start acting like what your two-faced mouth is saying on the TV..
SEND ALL OF THEM, CHILDREN INCLUDED, OUT OF THE USA, BY WHATEVER METHOD IS CHEAPEST, AND do whatever is necessary, passing a law, for example, to stop people from giving the invaders water. Why are we helping them?
Congress needs to pass a Bill for Tests and Treatments for all returning or coming from areas that has these 9 War Zone, Combat Injuries that the Veteran's Affairs States
Take the kids right to The White House
Ship them home NOW.
Or in six years your going to have a majority of the little darlings being the next generation child prostitutes.
Make that three years,
Secure the borders with the National Guard – and the ones that are here – SEND THEM BACK!!! We HAVE to stop this craziness and taking care of children (or adults) who should not be here in the first place. The politicians today are NUTS and should ALL BE IMPEACHED!!! What happened to "OUR" America?
These illegals whether they are adults or grownups should be sent back to their home country. They should have no rights like us legal citizens. Get these people out of our country as we cannot afford to support them. Let us support our own people and help the ones who need it. Get them jobs and not welfare checks.
"Grownups" should be "children"
Send them back, they are illegal immigrants and should be deported. Children or not we can not afford to take on the ills of the world. These children are their own country's problem, not ours. Send them back.
The GOP Prayer/Mantra/Solution: Dear God...With your loving kindness, help us to turn all the Old, Sick, Poor, Non-white, Non-christian, Female, and Gay people into slaves. Then, with your guidance and compassion, we will whip them until they are Young, Healthy, Rich, White, Christian, Male, and Straight. Or until they are dead. God...Grant us the knowledge to then turn them into Soylent Green to feed the military during the next "unfunded/off-the-books" war. God...Give us the strength during our speeches to repeatedly yell........TAX CUTS FOR THE RICH!!!..........and........GET RID OF SS AND MEDICARE!!!
In your name we prey (purposely misspelled, or is it?)........Amen
Really? So it is the GOP that enslaves? There is one slave master and that is the ol mighty green. If you think either party or anyone that has been involved in politics as a career is any different you better go outside and get you some fresh air. One party loves the illegals for the future votes the other for the cheap labor it represents to the companies that "donate" to their campaigns. Which in the end, benefits both.
Yes, GOP has as much compassion as the Dem's fearless leaders....going all these years without wanting to secure the border, while hoping to enslave more to their world of dependency (and future voting base).
Also, tell your President to stop wasting so much time fundraising and vacationing and go actually DO something that will help the country you moron.
these children are refugees not undocumented immigrants, if you all are up on the law as you claim, you would know the difference
Yes, that is what they claim to be and by that analogy alone, then they are refugees. I'm glad that you know the law and its definitions. Now, go learn how it is applied and all the loopholes that it has. 😉
Children??? How did "CHILDREN" make it from Guatamala thru Mexico to the USA on their own?? Lord, liberals are either totally stupid, they are afraid msnbc will call them racist, or they are following obummer in wanting to make the USA a third world country. What is your reason ??? Which of the three I listed ?
Children??? How did "CHILDREN" make it from Guatamala thru Mexico to the USA on their own?? Lord, liberals are either totally stupid, they are afraid msnbc will call them racist, or they are following obummer in wanting to make the USA a third world country. What is your reason ??? Which of the three I listed ?
Find them apartments or some place to live if they are older, if they still need adult guidance (unlikely given what they've been through so far) then find them foster homes. Otherwise, check up on them every once in a while and let them go to school, work, and live like any other person.
I live in a border state that is being overrun with illegals. The hands of our border patrol have been tied. Border patrol officers are no longer allowed to use guns unless fired upon. They have been issued pellet guns and tazers. If illegals throw rocks at them, they are required to back off.
A Mexican Teen that was Killed By Border Patrol recently was ruled by our own courts as being Protected By the U.S. Constitution even though he was a Mexican and not American. So now his family can legally Sue the border patrol officer.
Illegal immigrant crime is soaring and the police are hamstrung by court orders to not even ask if someone they stop is illegal, and DHS/ICE refuse to respond to their requests about status.
These illegals are getting free medical screenings while our veterans die waiting for one.
I have no doubt that this whole "crisis thing is being carefully orchestrated by the obama administration to give enough "reason" to enact his Amnesty desires!
Our rights as citizens are being ignored. Forget this reform crap, ENFORCE OUR LAWS THAT YOU SWORE TO UPHOLD OBAMA! Citizens' rights demand it. Citizens are NOT second class people in America. ENFORCE THE LAW!
The kids in thousands crossing into borders should be extended all the help and assistance allowed under U. S. Laws .In follow up of great American traditions of forefathers and grand fore fathers of all Americans . The Law makers who are opposed to immigration reforms , should particularly be reminded that a long time ago the U. S did had screening process at the ports of entry . They should look what have the have become ? Immigration is in U. S. A. 's DNA .
We should just dismantle border control altogether and re-assign all officers to conduct mass media campaigns all across Mexico, Central, and South America welcoming mothers to just mail us their children right after they're just old enough to be indoctrinated against birth control, and then prioritize them in decreasing order of contagious, incurable, and preferably sexual medical conditions.
Phase 2 will be deploying the Navy to Africa and putting our veterans to work in mass relocation campaigns for all Ebola patients and HIV positive orphans with secondary TB, to be interred in our public schools, and then mobilized into a mass child-corps to deliver meals to our elderly.
I'm sharing the following comment from someone that posts under the name of XDm9mm – This comment is just brimming with common sense and is right on the money:
To all people SUPPORTING the ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION INVASION of The United States of America I say the following:
I will wholeheartedly support your belief that the current invasion by illegal alien invaders is welcome on the following conditions.
1 – YOU invite these people in YOUR homes at YOUR expense.
2 – YOU HOUSE them at YOUR expense.
3 – YOU FEED them at YOUR expense.
4 – YOU CLOTHE them at YOUR expense.
5 – YOU provide all necessary MEDICAL CARE at YOUR expense.
6 – When additional schools need to be built and staff hired YOU receive the bill for those services for any above and beyond the local birth rate of US CITIZENS.
7 – If at any time one of YOUR house guests break the law and need legal counsel in a court of law, YOU pay for those expenses WITHOUT and public assistance.
8 – If at any time one of YOUR house guests need to be incarcerated due to breaking any of the laws of this country, YOU pay for those expenses WITHOUT public assistance.
9 – At NO TIME will you receive ANY public assistance. You forfeit any and all eligibility for any housing assistance, food assistance, medical assistance, NO ADDITIONAL TAX exemptions beyond those for your own natural born children.
YOU ASSUME FULL AND COMPLETE RESPONSIBILITY AND ACCOUNTABILITY FOR ANY ILLEGAL ALIEN YOU WELCOME INTO YOUR HOME.
Agree with the above, and I'll agree with your compassion.
FYI: Our Leaders are Elected By the Citizens of The United States of America to Represent the Interests of Those Citizens and The Country Itself and that They're NOT Elected By or To Represent Lobbyist, the Global Marketplace (WTO, NAFTA, TPP), Foreign Citizens or Illegal Aliens.
For the last 25-years, our idiotic traitorous political "leaders" have been selling out the bulk of the American citizens, who they're supposed to represent, by allowing the incursion of illegal aliens (cheap labor) and the outsourcing floodgates to open wider and wider without taking any sensible measures to stem the tide.
When are our frigging idiotic traitorous "leaders" ACTUALLY going to do something about this? – How many more years do they think that they can keep stalling for? – And yes – I'm Angry with Both Parties – As are most American Citizens right now!
We STILL need to Stop ILLEGAL immigration!
The first priority is to secure our southern border and our military should absolutely be deployed to shut the floodgates that are allowing thousands upon thousands of unauthorized illegal aliens to continue to pour into our country!
We should immediately start using our military to Start Keeping ILLEGAL Aliens Out. Bring our troops home from the mindless Middle East and deploy them on our southern border. Let's use our troops here in the USA to Protect Our Country from the Incursion of Illegal Aliens here at Home, instead of keeping them in the Middle East, which is just going to continue to be a never ending region of stupidity and violence. We should also start hiring more of our unemployed veterans as additional border patrol officers, ICE and INS agents. Cause Lord knows, we need to do a better job of protecting our southern border and getting control of our illegal alien problem.
Economic Fairness for the American People and the Real American Economy: It's called Tariffs, Tax Incentives for Repatriating Industries and American Jobs and Protecting Our Southern Border.
The very first priority is to secure our border and then go from there.
I'm for helping those truly in need but only if they abide by our laws and contribute to our society.
Who gives a shxt what Gingrich thinks? Even Gingrich doesn't care what Gingrich thinks. He just cares about playing angles to get an advantage.
I hope all the Obama voters are happy with their choice! It will take the next President years to undo the harm that this administration has done.How many free passes will the News Media give this President? I fought for this country and was proud to serve but lately I am wondering just how much more the counrty will take before we stand up and show our disgust for what is happening.
It all started with the 1st Bush then his Idiot Son. When Obama got elected he inherited all their crap. You need to go way back way before Obama was Elected. As for Congress, we have needed a new Congress since Kennedy was shot.
Return them immediately to their Government Officials.
If we let 500 in this month, then we should be fair and let every person in the world into our country who wants to come, then we should be fair and give them all food, housing, EBT cards and equal education. We will probably run into budget problems and have to lay off all the police and fire fighters as well as all the teachers and be like MEXICO
What I'm about to say will sound cold and heartless but please bear with me.
I'd like to remind that we aren't talking about a small, or even large one time group of refugee's being granted temporary asylum. The issue is circumventing the law to grant unearned amnesty to hundreds of thousands of illegals; Who, I might add, have been proven to be the host of contagious diseases (and no I'm not trying to use that as an excuse for deportation, just stating cases. Deportation is a matter of legality alone.) Pouring in faster than they can be properly processed, faster than they can be given proper medical attention, faster than they can be properly housed (should the administration so choose to circumvent the law) with no clear end in sight.
Does that seem fair to them? Or to us? I must say my conflicted humanitarian friends, you seem to lack some important pieces of the puzzle on a grander scale and focus only on temporary solutions to a much larger problem. Is amnesty better than being subject to war zone conditions? Most would say yes. I, one who have seen combat first hand and have become all too familiar with the face of death and evil, do not share that opinion.
For it's best to fight oppression and win back your home. It's best to maintain what your ancestors have fought so passionately for, for so long. It's best to reinstall the
values of your nation and your culture, whatever the cost. Is that not what our loved ones have fought and died for? Is that not what our living continue to fight for, both at home and abroad?
I'm sorry to sound heartless, but fighting oppression there (true at great cost) will enrich future generations and our two nations as a whole. Failure to do so just may all but ensure that's the next thing to cross our border.
True, this is a sad situation, but the current path.. in my personal opinion, is incorrect. For it's two nations we are jeopardizing.
It's not best for them to flee their own country instead of rise up and take it back, it's not best to erode our system and unlawfully grant an unearned gift, it's not best to jeopardize future generations with economic stagnation. If the issue is so truly bad in their home country, why not outreach to the UN and undoubtedly the US to squash their oppression.
If they want our help, it's this commenter's opinion that this is the help we should be giving; A liberated nation of proud Hispanics. If we can do it for other countries, why can we not offer the same assistance, assistance we truly specialize in, to them as opposed to putting more strain on our economy in the long run and sending a clear message of cowardice and global acceptance of this behavior to the cartels.
I submit to you, if they don't have that drive, how can we expect them to be cultural
Americans? For these are the values WE cherish are they not? This is what WE would do, is it not?
In short, illegal immigration into the U.S. is not the real problem. It's a symptom of broken and failing Governments south of the U.S. that either can not, or will not, provide adequate safety and security for their own citizenship.
Focusing on immigration policy without addressing the root cause is guaranteed to fail. Helping Countries south of our border become places people actually want to live is both a moral imperative and a matter of National security.
Understandably, I expect this post to receive much criticism and I encourage calm debate on the matter.
The real issue I will argue, isn't one of humanitarianism, but liberty itself.
We should find their illegal parents and then deport the entire family!
They need to go back to their own country and if our government wants to contribute to their welfare, donate funds. We as a nation are broke and cannot afford to care for refugees throughout their lifetime..
I think the mis-Admin's plan is excellent. Bring the youngsters in, give them medical treatment and vaccinations, place them in the undocumented population, and they can vote illegally for the Democrat Party in the 2020 or or 2024 presidential elections, ensuring the ongoing domination of the Socialist Imperium.
Leave them undocumented until thay turn 18 years old serve 4 year in military then become citizens or pay a higher social security tax.
THEY ARE HERE ILLEGALLY! SEND THEM HOME.
Since the federal and state governments are now abdicating breaking the law and helping people to break the laws then why should I have to obey any laws?
Tell Mexico, under threat of both economic, tourism (those heading south), and other beneficial trade agreements being suspended between our two countries, for Mexico to seal their southern border and stop the hoard of youth coming north.
These undocumented kids are transiting Mexico with "an official blind eye" on the part of Mexican Authorities. Conversely, the U.S. who has little if any border control, Mexico does not condone illegal entry, with stiff jail sentences for those illegally entering Mexico and attempting to stay.
Escuses! Send back the illegal immigrants immediately! 50,000 this month and another 50,000 next month, we are being invaded by the new generations of various Countries, we're doomed if we don't enforce our laws, period.
Send them back. Provide the transportation to accomplish that, Air Force One? Oops, that plane is in constant use so the Prez can attend fundraisers. Give each child an ObamaPhone, 100 ObamaBucksdollars and some organic snacks. This human tragedy needs to be placed at the doorstep of Barack "Permisso" Obama. Shameful, Mr. President, just shameful.
You should see what these kids are doing to the public education system. They need to go back NOW!
STOP THIS INSANITY...ENFORCE THE LAWS AND SEND THEM BACK!!! Why do we need to spend ANOTHER $2B for lawyers, ankle bracelets, detention facilities etc....If you want to REALLY stop this invasion, sending these people back proving to other South Americans that they are wasting their money in paying the cartels to get kids over the border does now good, will speak volumes to the South Americans and slow/stop this illegal migration!
Your esteemed Local Liberal isn't going to deport any of these Illegals!! They talk a good game but they are even now doing everything in the book to farm them out the all parts of the country where they will filter into the woodwork where they will attach themselves to your taxes to survive! You get stuck with the he bill. Wen it comes time for the latest illegal to show up for their deportation hearing they will be nowhere to be found and your government official will throw up their hands in despair with fake disgust. Welcome to the latest bunch of welfare queens you are paying for.
Why does the President need a new law on this? He doesn't quite say, does he?
What the President WANTS is amnesty for as many Hispanics as humanly possible. Why doesn't he invite 500 million illegal immigrants from India? Why not 400 million from China? Ethiopia has 100 million pooooor people that would love to come here. Why don't we pass a "new" law that says come one come all, and we grow from 300 million people in America to 3 billion people? Why not, Obama? Why not Democrats? Let's just invite every poor person on Earth!! Let us flood the good 'ol USA with every poor, sick, hungry, job-seeking person this planet has. Open your houses for 30 immigrants, will you? 50 immigrants living in your bedroom sounds nice to me.
Send them all to Obama's house, let him and Michelle and Barack take care of them. We'll glady give Obama "family" leave for the rest of his term.
Make them pick up 10 bags of trash along the border, then send them back.
SEND THEM BACK AND LET THEIR OWN COUNTRIES TAKE CARE OF THEM!!! What about our children here in America – the ones that do not have enough to eat, the ones who cannot afford a college education because we are educating foreigners, the ones who will not have a chance to realize the AMERICAN DREAM which is offered to illegals? It's time to take OUR America back where it belongs – in the hands of the AMERICAN people!!! Can anyone name any other country who would take OUR children, feed them, house them, educate them? I don't think so!!! And, IF SO, where is it so my family and I could move there?
I am fairly positive that all of these kids can apply for asylum. In which case they can stay up to a year pending a hearing before an immigration judge.
Liz, I'm very proud of you you're doing exactly as told, if all fails bring in the church and Christianity.
How desperate must those mothers be, that the send their children on this journey, not knowing if they make it or not.
To answer the question....they should allow them to stay, just like the first original wave of those illegals that arrived on the Mayflower
GITMO! Send them back on the goat they rode in on. This is an obvious attempt by the Obama administration to orchestrate a crisis to force Congress's hand to pass immigration legislation. We need only to enforce what laws we have currently. Enough with this garbage, press one for English and p
ress two to disconnect!
If they don't send them back then send them to all the senate democrats houses so they can take care of them.
Send them back to their Country.
Funny thing, I think the same about you
I bet that many of the tribes would like to do the same to you
I agree but that will take our do nothing Congress Not much Obama can do.
In response to "What to do..."
1. Close the Border immediately to all but legitimate traffic.
2. Send Mexico on a secret mission to find a rolling doughnut, and some cojones.
3. Turn away ALL illegal crashers, swimmers, pole vaulters, tunnelers, cartel scum etc...
4. Provide encouragement to our BP officers to re-motivate them as a team.
5. Call out the guard and deploy judiciously. Take Obama to task for Logistics: funding, screening, feeding, transportation. Order DHS to do it's darned job, and not in the style to which they are accustomed..No Cowboys.
6. There may also be some spare help volunteers...Oath Keepers etc. Talk to them about what they can offer.
Yeah....between 500,000 and 8000,000 American children "disappear" every year (kidnap. sex slaves, etc.)...why would any parent choose to raise their child in the USA??? It's 17th in preventing child mortality just behind Cuba and Croatia. These kids should be looking for a Christian nation to care for them not one that claims to be and is obviously the exact opposite.
Why some people in this country feel as they have the rights to say who can enter and who can stay, these are children looking foe a better way of life, there not here to take away form no one, If those children came from Canada or Europe there probably be little said but they are from Mexico and other countries in South America. What I truly can't get over is everyone in this country right now forefather came here from different nation and those children forefathers more than likely lived in America before it was taken away from them. I see these people standing in front on the buses carrying signs screaming " Go Home This Is My Country" well lets do this, give this nation back to the original owners and let them decide who stay and who will get the booth
If I want to file a petition to get my adult son to come live in the US ( I'm LEGAL resident) it would cost me at least $ 3000, lots of paperwork, interviews, and I was told it would take 8 – 10 years! Now that is fine to have to do it ll the proper way......BUT when he would come to visit me once year, he could be denied entry into the US.....why? because now they know he wants to stay here...now where is the help and right for legal immigration? when apparently people can just walk across the boarder and get sympathy nd get to stay???? this is upsetting to me, I would have to wait 8 years .......doing it the legal way. Now I am FOR LEGAL immigration, not illegal...but it is upsetting to watch how many people " just" walk across our boarders...and how some want them to stay...and help them...when a legal immigrant could be denied entry...?..what do you think about this? and why is CNN not talking about the LEGAL immigration ...and their " rights"........illegals tend to talk about rights?????
Send right to the White House.
The Government WANTS THEM HERE. There is NO reason they cannot send them back and secure the Border. The Government doesn't WANT the border secure and they want a NEW POPULATION! SCUMBAGS THAT DESERVE PRISON.
These folks are the ones that put your food on the table. Don't like illegals? Big agro does!
That makes as much sense as walking naked on the beltway at rush hour.
SEND THEM HOME! What is going on? This is so so so fake. How do Kids get through Mexico? SEND THEM HOME! NOW!
Hey, why not just kill them? A bullet is cheaper than a bus ticket, and I'm sure you could finally get your chance to do the national service you've been unwilling to do yourself. Scumbag.
U.S. law is clear that immigrant kids from Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador are to be treated differently than those from Mexico which borders the U.S. They are entitled to certain procedures. We need to hire additional judges, attorneys, and so forth to get those kids quickly processed and on their way.
How do you prove where they came from? Little kids don't know and their parents won't claim them. Can we afford to set up daycares in foreign countries? Maybe it would be cheaper than here.
Give them back to the Mexican people.
Without them,you would not be eating today chief. So stop pretending you are more important, business needs them because they fill critical need jobs. Don't like illegals? Stop buying food
This BoBo folly is going to cost taxpayers millions$. Send them all back and charge BoBo for high treason. This is so repetitive it's sickening. When are we going to take business in our own hands and say ENOUGH?
Why weren't you screaming when Bush and his phonies were looking the other way and allowing so many to come here and fill those coveted jobs at Foster farms, Chipotles and the rest of very un American corporations? Or what are you going to pretend? That you will be hauling your behind to a meat processing plant to work now?
Udocumented means illegal. If you can't get into this country the proper way then you should go home and we need to stop supporting them! I'm sorry, but my parents came to this country..the right way. It took lots of time to become citizens, but they did it! AND the government never once supported us!
Over the last 2-3 decades, our idiotic traitorous political "leaders" from both parties have been selling out the bulk of the American citizens, who they're supposed to represent, by allowing the incursion of illegal aliens (cheap labor) and the "outsourcing" floodgates to open wider and wider without taking any sensible measures to stem the tide.
Blah,blah,blah no one came here the right way, every one pushed their way in,ask the tribes what they think about you
Send them back. We need to take care of our own first which we don't do. We cannot afford these illegals and should not feel sorry for them.
By all means go and take care of your own, go and pick up the potatoes,process the chickens,beef,pork,eggs, and clean your parents butts yourself.if you don"t like to do it, you better get on your knees and thank all those migrants for the food you put on the table
Sounds logical, let's extend the same logic to undocumented pilgrims who took over United states, fought wars, killed people on name of peace and god and freedom. Send them back to Europe also for screwing up the world.
Today in Massachusetts a military veteran living 1 hour from Boston pays more for college tuition than an illegal living in Massachusetts because Deval Patrick gives the illegals in state tuition discounts. SO how would you like to be a wounded veteran living in Nashua New Hampshire going to Boston College and have to pay MORE than an illegal person in this country?
Veterans get money from the government to go to school
Call the Mexico Ambassador to the US. Tell him the US will be driving ALL of the kids to the US-Mexico border and releasing them ALL into the hands of Mexican authorities..... then, let the good officials of Mexico deal with their problem.
That is right, the whole 11 million of them, that were allowed in by the Bush administration to do the work than you and yours would not dream doing
This is the typical democrat tactic cause a crisis by not enforcing the laws we have in order to pass laws to grant amnesty.The president needs to stop signing executive orders stating that he will not deport illegal children and secure the border as the law requires him to do!!
Why didn't you demand that from Bush? After all 11 million illegals got in during his watch. What about the amnesties that were dished out by republican presidents?
Give em back. Let the country they came from figure it out. Duhhhhh
I would like to point out that George W. Bush Said this in his January 28, 2008 State of the union address:
President George W. Bush said the following in a State of the Union address, January 28, 2008.
"The other pressing challenge is immigration. America needs to secure our borders - and with your help, my administration is taking steps to do so. We're increasing worksite enforcement, deploying fences and advanced technologies to stop illegal crossings. We've effectively ended the policy of "catch and release" at the border, and by the end of this year, we will have doubled the number of border patrol agents. Yet we also need to acknowledge that we will never fully secure our border until we create a lawful way for foreign workers to come here and support our economy. (Applause.) This will take pressure off the border and allow law enforcement to concentrate on those who mean us harm. We must also find a sensible and humane way to deal with people here illegally. Illegal immigration is complicated, but it can be resolved. And it must be resolved in a way that upholds both our laws and our highest ideals. (Applause.)"
So if the GOP did so wrong under Bush, Newt......get off couch and do something about rather than blaming Obama!
Like promoting illegal immigration, you mean? That is all Obaka is doing.
Van Jones is a racist and a sociopath. Of course CNN would give him a show.
Did I really hear ... a Minister of the Mexican Gov't on CNN saying, in regards to the Marine held in Mexico ..." there are clear signs that you are entering Mexico" ... DID I REALLY JUST HEAR THAT ??? Or like Putin who continually sticks his finger in Obama's eye, is the Mexican Gov't now sticking their finger in the eye ... of the man(and there can be NO argument about this!)who has become the WURST PRESIDENT ... EVAH !!!
They need to be sent back now with the government of Mexico footing the bill for their train fare. It there is a problem with them putting up the money then take it from the Presidents security detail money ... he caused it
I wil not be watching the program documented. I was for immigration until CNN started pushing it to the limit.
Sure I feel sorry for these kids but I also feel sorry for the kids in Syria. The one woman they interviewed with the baby in her arms said ahe had used her life saving of 6.000 to get here. I can tell you my grandkids would love to have 6,000 saved. CNN has changed ib every way so much that I will no longer watch it. I am e-mailing my elected offficals and asking them to vote against a bill and to send these peole BACK
THEY (IRSs) SIMPLY DID NOT TELL THE TRUTH. LIARS. FIRE ALL WHO WERE INVOLVED IN THEIR DESPECABLE WRONGDOING.
the IRS's abused the power and its citizens! Criminal charges of their wrongdoing shall be proceeded and prosecuted.
What to do with illegal aliens? Send them back to their own country. If they have family illegally in this country, send them back home as well.
A federal judge in Texas accused the Obama administration of aiding drug cartels, saying that instead of enforcing immigration laws, agents knowingly helped smuggle an illegal immigrant girl into the U.S.
The DHS is rewarding criminal conduct instead of enforcing the current laws. More troubling, the DHS is encouraging parents to seriously jeopardize the safety of their children by handing them over to Drug Cartels to be smuggled into the country.
Perhaps the Federal Government should stop helping the criminals and start focusing on the true American Citizens. If our ancestors had to follow the laws to enter the country, why are these kind of criminals being given a pass by the administration?
Kids are not undocumented workers. We have child labor laws in this country. These kids are refugees fleeing forced labor.
That should not even be a question! Why were they not turned back the second they started across our border. I really could care less about this scourge. They are just more parasites that want to suck America dry. Just the thought is sickening. America is on the verge of civil war and your worried about the parasites slithering across our border illegally. More immoral, worthless anchor making machines, low intelligent, high cost to America in every possible way.
Sorry to be cruel, but send them home. There are plenty of US children that need our government's help!
Why not just drop them off at the embassy of their country. They are THEIR citizens, nit ours.
I am in.... 100% agreement!!!
Exactly – release them at the border crossing to Mexican authorities.
It not cruel it what need to be done to stop it. I'd send them back to Mexico since that government is condoning it. A US citizen cross accidentally and he is imprisioned but thousand of children can sneak into Mexico, cross their border undetected, cross their entire country and get across to US border and the Mexican government doesn't know. Bu11$hit.
We should not be sorry. These are Mexico citizens and their government abandon them. We should send a message to Mexico by return their citizens back to them and give them a bill.
We also tell the United Nations (UN) to look into Mexico human right.
The only reason why the republicans don't want a comprehensive immigration reform is because all those immigrants that it helps are future democrats. That is what the republicans are scared of.
Escort them back to their respective towns, villages, cities etc.. Why does everyone think that the U.S. is a refugee encampment ? I know the O thinks that but how about the taxpayers ?
gosh.. ignorance and naivete sure is rampant among Americans... where do you repatriate them to?? They have no papers, no id, refuse to tell authorities where they are from, all they know is relatives in the US... it's a colossal problem misunderstood by most..
and.. the Obama administration has deported more illegals in 6 yrs tran Clinton/Bush did in 16.. COMBINED.
Get the facts right people....
fact: current "deportation" #s include "turnarounds" which were previously not included.
Escort them to the Mexico Border only – Advise Mexican officials at the highest levels that we will be releasing thousands of children back to their country They can then deal with their own mess
as a member of the Menominee Nation of Wisconsin we have welcomed all who came to our shores... even when they killed and destroyed us... I find in laughable the conservatives feel "pious indignation " about these little children seeking a safe haven from war and destitution. Unless you are an enrolled member of a 1st Nations tribe in AMERICA..... YOU ARE AN IMMIGRANT ALSO.
i note your pride in your heritage; perhaps this problem could be solved by native americans declaring all reservations "sanctuarys" for illegals. welcome them all with open arms and take care of them for a while.
Are you including the MS13 members in there and the "children" working for the Mexican Drug Cartels and being mules to carry drugs??
H. sapiens are not,"Native", to this land. They are just asians who arrived earlier and did not progress past the Paleolithic.
Sounds as if you are working on some 'pious indignation' of your own. You said your piece Chief and i say you are wrong. They can take their Hep C, HIV, and Tuberculosis back home. I'm tapped out and we are already borrowing money from China to run our own country. Unless you let loose some of that casino money to pay for these people you can 'shutie.'
go back and live off your tribal payment.
Most of us have to WORK for a living and we don't like the labor market being flooded with people that bring our wages down.
So you don't believe in laws at all?
Good to know.
I agree with you. It is so disheartening to see so many people so quick to lump all of these children as Mexican, when most of them are from Central America. We cannot be so hardened and entitled that we forget that we too were immigrants, invading this land like pestilence. And to turn children around, after a journey that many adults would find daunting, is inhumane. Yes, this is a problem, yest something needs to happen. But it is not going to be an overnight solution.
Did you know it's costing the taxpayers $250.00 a day to feed and care for each one of these illegal kids? Many of these people are entire families, including the mother's. Rome is burning people, we have got to stop taking care of the rest of the world's problems. This country is done for.
i guess you republicans would be happy if they just die
Well, let's see here, the Democrats prefer to kill unborn Americans invitro instead! That is like the pot calling the kettle black! Yes it would be great if they would just die, but not so close to the border. Pretty stinky. Maybe I'm a Democrat at heart!
I guess you won't be happy until we are paying interest only on all our countries debts and we are all starving in the streets.
No, Obama has lured the children here as to make a crisis so that they cay force Amnesty down the throat of the American people.I dont know if you noticed but we cant afford anymore of this our country cant pay its own bills without borrowing from China. We are on a fast tract to being just like the country they are running from! When that happens we will not be able to help anyone including our self's!
Another out of touch Dem with no brains
Release them back to Mexican officials They can deal with their own people and their own mess - Call the Mexican President and advise him of our intent to begin delivering all illegals back into their custody
"Ooh, sorry, you're no longer a fetus. Next!" – Conservative Christians
We as Americans do not approve of the changing face of Americans. We decide, not someone else. We need to have our representatives know exactly how we feel.
What? Troll says what? You know you are a liberal pretending to be a conservative.
So your saying WE meaning YOU don't like the changing face of America? Or are you saying you don't like what's happening in America? I don't like what's happened to America either but even people in authority are crooks pedophiles thief's, liars, cheaters, people out for themselves. The issue is way more than just this. I agree send em back (so their parents can return with em instead of chancing their lives like they did.) Jeeze!
This is and INVASION, nothing else. It is time for America to unite and enforce all of our immigration laws, send all of them back with their children and the minor children now arriving. Their are not enough jobs for Americans born in our country, let alone for another thirty million Illegals. The costs will be tremenous if we let them stay; your chidren and grand children will pay the price.
Immigration laws are being enforced.. too bad that most illegals are hired as under the table labor by MANY "conservative: companies.
I'm all for seeing the kids go home, but where do you return a 7-yr old to when s/he doesn't know where they came from and refuses to name parents.. but only relatives living here.. this a pandemic that the GOP needs to work with the Administration on curing.. but this IS an election year and the GOP a proven record of being AGAINST anything Obama is FOR .. !!
Stop the "blame game" on conservatives. You have ZERO evidence that as a percentage of business owners Conservatives hire more illegal immigrants that liberal business owners...NONE. If you have ANY documentation, please cite your source...Media Matters, MSNBC do not count unless you have other non 99.9% bias sources to support them.
I don't give a crap who hires them. It's OUR kids who are going to be saddled with paying for their freebies in the future.
The REAL Truth...
" Immigration laws are being enforced.. too bad that most illegals are hired as under the table labor by MANY "conservative: companies."
"I'm all for seeing the kids go home, but where do you return a 7-yr old to when s/he doesn't know where they came from and refuses to name parents.. but only relatives living here.."
Return them to THEIR government. Simple!
" this a pandemic that the GOP needs to work with the Administration on curing.. but this IS an election year and the GOP a proven record of being AGAINST anything Obama is FOR .. !!"
This is a pandemic that the DEMS refuse to address..... we are struggling to provide for our own. There is no option but protect the border and current laws.
Absolutely. Just because a child is born here and has American citizenship, that child also has dual citizenship of their illegal parent's home of origin. Further, that child should not be entitled to stay here since s/he is not self-sufficient. Send them all home. When that child is 18, then that child can return (without the parents) as s/he is an American citizen. And when they return, no benefits, i.e welfare, food stamps, etc. We really need to limit the time people receive subsidies (and that includes mothers with children – let's stop the generational poverty by not giving taxpayer money to support people who refuse to support themselves and their families). No excuse, don't have children if you cannot support them. It may sound harsh, but we cannot fix the problem unless we send a powerful message that you cannot expect other people to support you. Americans, start protesting – in the street. Yes, you do work, but there needs to be a national day of outrage where we aren't taking this anymore.
We have to send them back as soon as they get here. Its the only way to stop the cartels from scamming these people. As long as we keep them they will send more. Once we stop the flow and militarize the border then we could launch and economic program to help them create a middle class system.
the invasion you refer too happen in in the 1500's when the English came to American shores http://www.understandingrace.org/history/history_trans.html
So I will pray for the darkness and utter lack of compassion you display in your posting...
More pious indignation from you...
That's a good point Rick...Maybe we should just pop out the bow and arrow and start scalping them...
This is a very delicate situation; these are just kids, and deserve care. I think the best approach may be to take the to Washington DC. DC has some of the highest income per capita of any metro area in the USA, and most social system. In DC can't handle them, then who do they expect can?
I'm sorry for the issues they have in their countries, but the United states is darn near broke as it is and tax payers can not afford to keep paying for every Tom, Dick or mary that keeps running here, send them back
Any thoughts as to why the U.S. Is "damned near broke"? Dick Cheney, GW Bush and other war profiteers seem to be doing just fine. It's unfortunate their Christian values do not, in fact, extend to actually caring about the lives of other human beings, cynically, though perhaps accurately, viewing the majority of American people as little more than sheep or cannon fodder.
We could have lifted every child in the US out of poverty, paid for their college educations and ended world hunger for the foreseeable future had the brainwashed cult of "traditional values" not voted these war pigs into office time and again. You know what *really* shouldn't be our burden? Israel, for one. $3.1 billion dollars in military aid paid by the US each year. Nation-building in other countries where petty despots fight over which interpretation of a creepy-as-hell fairy tale is the correct one.
Instead, we allow ourselves to be extorted by other countries, military contractors operate above the law, corporations are people, and we hysterically (pun intended) debate whether we as a nation really go far enough in our perverse desire to control women's' bodies.
Thus humanitarian crisis did not develop overnight. We were just too distracted, entertained, overfed, placated and medicated to attend to what was happening in our own back yard.
"Any thoughts as to why the U.S. Is "damned near broke"? Dick Cheney, GW Bush and other war profiteers seem to be doing just fine."
Yeah! That telling us, like the Clintons right?
"It's unfortunate their Christian values do not, in fact, extend to actually caring about the lives of other human beings, cynically, though perhaps accurately, viewing the majority of American people as little more than sheep or cannon fodder."
Now comes the commercial of teen moms holding their starving babies with flies all over their eyes and mouths while asking for millions in aid IN AMERICA. Just like the millions sent to Africa every year. Now for the commercial about the injustices surrounding ILLEGALS.
"We could have lifted every child in the US out of poverty, paid for their college educations and ended world hunger for the foreseeable future had the brainwashed cult of "traditional values" not voted these war pigs into office time and again."
Absolute ignorance. Where do you expect to get all this money? Can you even spell socialism? How come people want to come to America? North Korea would love to have you there.
"You know what *really* shouldn't be our burden? Israel, for one. $3.1 billion dollars in military aid paid by the US each year. Nation-building in other countries where petty despots fight over which interpretation of a creepy-as-hell fairy tale is the correct one."
Israel was one alliance America could count on but thanks to the weakness of Obama they no longer can trust us.
"Instead, we allow ourselves to be extorted by other countries, military contractors operate above the law, corporations are people, and we hysterically (pun intended) debate whether we as a nation really go far enough in our perverse desire to control women's' bodies."
No logic in that sentence. What about the right to life for the unborn? How could you post such stupid crap had your birth mother exercised her option to abort? Your whole post is full of hate filled useless crap. Did you have this much outrage when bill abused the power of the presidency with his sexual encounters or did you celebrate the liberation of marriage from traditional values?
"Thus humanitarian crisis did not develop overnight. We were just too distracted, entertained, overfed, placated and medicated to attend to what was happening in our own back yard."
We knew, but liberals cried fowl every time Republicans or conservatives brought it up. Liberals like you called us inhuman, insensitive and claimed we were using illegals as political pawns. Now liberals use (ILLEGAL) immigrants as a vote buying technique, which btw work(ed).
If we are going to pay for them, I demand that they build a giant processing center in central america where we can transport all of them where they can be processed back to their country of origin. Get them off American Soil out of the taxpayer's pocket. Uh, Miguel, if you are an illegal, go home! Or, if not, migrate!
may the Christian God you pretend to worship have pity on your dark soul..... Your Jesus would weep at the lack of compassion for suffering children you display... Go turn off FOX PROPAGANDA and ask your pastor for forgiveness...
UM, Sorry Chief Wampum,
There have been migrations since time began. Your people, migrated across the Bearing Straits some 10,000 years ago so don't give me any Holier than Thou crap. Sorry but white man versus red man, you lost. But, why you speak Kings English, use modern computer, use electricity, white man inventions? There is a limit to what the country can absorb, and with Man who speak with forked tongue in Big House, cheat Indian, every time. I would send better message but blanket full of holes, Nanny no get me new one. Geronimo!
Excellent idea! That is truly a brilliant idea!
Report: Mexican Military Chopper Crosses Into US, Shoots At Border Agents
June 27, 2014 7:40 AM
These children should be returned to their own country of origin. The U.S. already has a huge on going problem with homeless people. A lot of these children are helpless due to age and this is so tragic for them but in the end this is such a huge crisis we have going on. It wouldn't hurt to move these children equally amongst all countries who are more equipped to give them a better future including the U.S. to also help some of them but not all them because it's to large of a population. This should be the second option only if we can't find any of the family member to merge these children back home where they belong, so they are no misplaced anymore. Some of these children are to young to even know why they are in the U.S. The U.S has to take responsibility and do something to not escalate the matters any worst than they already are.
I personally am of the "let everyone in if they aren't a criminal" school of immigration. I think the best way to avoid unaccompanied children coming over is to allow them to come over with their parents easily instead of fighting quotas. I believe in other countries giving us their tired, poor, huddled masses yearning to be free.
Perhaps that makes me an idealist.
But barring that... I don't know how you send children back to conflict. If you can find their parents and their situation isn't life threatening... sure. But if not and you're just dropping them off with a foriegn government in a country that can't provide for their safety... that's a tough step to sell to the american people.
In the grand scheme of things, I believe extremely open immigration policy combined with a very restricted list of services available to non-citizens and a deportation policy for legal aliens that will get rid of those who aren't contributing can be crafted to aleviate much of the issues. We don't want to be spending money on social services for those who aren't citizens... but those who are working and paying taxes should be welcomed and allowed to pursue citizenship (a long process for which they'd have to be employed and contributing the entire time without the majority of our social service net).
But that's probably pie in the sky to be honest.
Something you missed about Legal Immigration? There are about or over a million legal immigrants coming now, legally, every year. If this latest bunch stay, the taxpayers are going to pay the freight. Decades ago we forgave large debts to many of these countries. Liberal policies are great on paper, but the devil is in the details.
The problem with legal immigration are quotas. European nations have the same quota as Mexico or India, where demand is much greater.
I would be content with an immigration policy based on objective measures other then where you are from. It shouldn't be harder for an engineer from Mexico to get a visa then an engineer of similar quality from France... but in reality the Mexican engineer has absolutely no chance unless they marry a US citizen. Why? Because of caps for the number of immigrants allowed per nation.
Ideally I like taking everyone in, but as long as the system doesn't penalize someone just because a lot of others from their nation also want to come to the US... I'd be okay. If that means 95% of our legal immigrants become Hispanic... so what?
"Great on paper"...you mean like every broken treaty our forefathers signed with the native peoples of this continent? There is so much hypocrisy and so little grasp of history in these debates.
In this case, the correct course of action should be very clear to Christians: ‘Truly, I say to you, as you did it to one of the least of these my brothers, you did it to me.’” Matthew 25:40
I personally am of the "let everyone in if they aren't a criminal" school of immigration.
Stupid! Stupid! Stupid! So your solution is have an open border? Typical for your liberal views but not very logical. Instead of tens of thousands coming in there would be tens of millions and not just from our southern border.
Stupid, just plain stupid.
Kurt, Is it of no importance that we do not know who these people are and what their values are? They do not have skills which are currently in demand so that they can be self-sufficient. Are you demanding that your neighbors provide for these people regardless of their own needs and wants because of your own personal moral values?
So Obandon ignores the immigration laws, does nothing to secure the border, does not even look at what republicans have passed, and sits on his hands with this situation. This has to be someone elses fault. Obandon would not ever admit he made a mistake.
Obama is following the immigration laws. In fact, his immigration enforcement has been one of the biggest areas of anger for him from Hispanics. Obama has already deported more illegals in 5.5 years then Bush did in 8. More then double what clinton did. More then ten times more then Ronald Reagan.
His handling of the children in in line with immigration law. The law is different for political refuges... and that's what the children are claiming to be (or being claimed).
The issue is the laws are allowing the situation we have. The laws need to be fixed. And there is a bi-partisan bill aimed at fixing many of the issues with current immigration law that passed the senate... that the GOP refuses to take up in the House.
Obama doesn't believe in those 2 million deportations. But he is executing the laws that congress has passed... even if conservatives refuse to admit he's doing it.
Kurt...Kurt...Kurt, How little do you know about the actual state of immigration in this country. You now how many people on the left say not listen to Fox News? Well, don't believe everything that is reported on CNN, MSN, CNBC man.
The fact is that since Obama ascended to his rank of POTUS, he has done everything possible to restrict deportations. How do I know that? Because I, along with many coworkers have been at the receiving end of mysterious memorandums verbal orders that no one has the guts to claim as their own. The figures reported to tally deportations, they are cooked!. A Canadian and Mexican citizen, are the only people granted a VR-Voluntary Return. For administrative purposes, that is not considered a formal deportation. A formal deportation, actually carries weight in the sense that such person that receives a formal order to leave the country is not eligible to apply for a VISA for 5 years on their first offense.
This administration has been reporting Voluntary Returns as Deportations. If in fact Obama had been doing great in enforcing immigration laws and not the contrary....Why is it that the Union President for ICE employees as well as Border Patrol Union Officials have come out on national Tv to speak about the subject?
You mentioned that Hispanic groups are not happy with Obama because he has ramped up deportations. Right? Guess what? They read the same stuff you read and get the reported figures. The truth is that Hispanic groups/Immigration Reform groups are not happy with Obama for one reason alone: He didn't do what he promised them. No amnesty=Unhappy pro immigrants rights groups.
Ya gotta stop with the stupid folks.. this administration has deported more illegals in 6 yrs than the TWO prior administrations did in 16 yrs.. COMBINED !! But you won't hear Fox say that.. doesn't lead the drones in the right direction.
You may also want to challenge the GOP Governors of the red border states who re-directed Federal resources to other location that were intended for border security !! And FWIW – Republicans haven't passed a darn thing, but complain about the poison pill (read uterine control) legislation sitting on Reid's desk. Do some research !! Get EDUCATED!
You're wrong. They are deporting less. The thing you don't know is that they are counting the ones that get to the border and are turned around before they can enter illegally, in their "deportation" numbers. Those people have NEVER been counted in the numbers before Obama. Listen to what the border patrol is telling us.
Deportation numbers are misleading.
Until recent years, most people caught illegally crossing the southern border were simply bused back into Mexico in what officials called "voluntary returns," but which critics derisively termed "catch and release." Those removals, which during the 1990s reached more 1 million a year, were not counted in Immigration and Customs Enforcement's deportation statistics.
1214 You're wrong. They are deporting less. The thing you don't know is that they are counting the ones that get to the border and are turned around before they can enter illegally, in their "deportation" numbers. Those people have NEVER been counted in the numbers before Obama. Listen to what the border patrol is tellingus.
June 27, 2014 at 8:12 pm |
They do know it, however just like obama and his administration they spin the numbers, quotes, lies to make themselves appear knowledgeable.
I don't have to get "educated". You know why, because I work in the agency that supplies the figures you so highly call upon to try to add any validity to your point. The fact is that Obama has tied the hands of every agency in charge of the enforcement of our immigration laws,
Instead of reading some report dished out by this administration, go talk to the people that are actively in the field, to an immigration lawyer and they will educate you.
Send them back, if we don't the message will be loud and clear and heard far and wide. You think we have a problem now, wait till there are 3x time as many on our doorstep.
Send them home!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Undocumented children need to be returned to the embassy of their country of origin. They are not citizens of the United States and need to be united with their families. If an American child was abandoned in the another country we would demand the same.
That makes perfect sense! I just can't seem to muster the slightest bit of sympathy for these invaders! 17 Americans die everyday at the hands of illegal aliens. 28% of our entire prison population are illegal aliens and 31% are their anchors! Look at the friggin numbers people. The quality of education for American children in high illegal alien areas of the US have declined, why, illegal aliens and their anchors! The damage is near irreversible! They illegal swarming all over the US needs deported and the invasion needs to be stopped. Secure America once and for all!
The RINO's of DC acting like 70's Democrats are trying to kill their young, the REAL conservative base of the GOP by rallying the base of the Democrats in Miss to vote for Cochran. Now why would the GOP want Cochran this fall if the Democrats want him? Because he is likely to agree with the far left agenda now permeating the halls of DC.
The problem is that the views of their base make it difficult for the GOP to win general elections where their base isn't 50% of the electorate.
Right now, the biggest difficulty is that the views of the base make it very difficult for a GOP candidate following the will of the base to get many votes from those who arent' white. The last couple of GOP candidates are somewhat moderate when it comes to immigration issues, yet neither could get north of 30% of hispanic voters or 25% of minorities in general.
The huge anti-"amnesty" push of the GOP base makes it unlikely those numbers will change.
So let's do basic math. 72% of the voting electorate is white. GOP gets 59% of the white vote. 28% is not white. GOP gets 20% of that vote. Total... 47.2% of the vote... which is EXACTLY what Mitt Romney did in 2012.
Each presidential election, the electorate gets 2% less white. In 2016 it will be 70% white and 30% non-white. If the GOP gets 20% of the non-white vote again... they'll need 63% of the white vote just to get to 50% of the popular vote. And that percentage of the white voted needed will just increase every election beyond that.
Every concession made to the base now means a longer period of time it will take to convince the minorities of the country that the GOP does not hate them when they finally do decide to start trying to win their votes. The "RINO" republicans actually can do that math. They realize they need to convince their base to change their views to something that will allow them to actually win nationwide elections again while still making the base happy. But the base is resisting that.
So... what is your answer? Do you want the "insider" GOP to follow the views of the base... and never win the presidency again (and probably slowly lose control of the house or having any chance at the senate)? Or do you want them to have a bit broader base of what constitutes a republican... and be competitive again?
So, what you are saying essentially is non-whites are incapable of an intellectual decision based on issues and will always vote for liberal agendas. I totally disagree, and think you overestimate liberal bias. As the non-white population grows so does their desire for betterment of life not based solely on what big government gives them.
Awwww...No, Libs, we don't keep them; we deport them and return them to their families within their home countries. I know how desperately you are pushing for the "changing face of America", Libs, and also how desperately you want to change Uncle Sam's face from white to brown, but this is not how to do it.
@SimplyPut: Do you speak with such hatred in church? I rather doubt it.
‘Truly, I say to you, as you did it to one of the least of these my brothers, you did it to me." Matthew 25:40
Also, you should really Google "Uncle Sam", so that you may gain some understanding that, much like the "under God" added to the Pledge of Allegiance, it was simply a piece of propaganda. There's no need to address your very limited grasp of the history of this land; that, I'm afraid is a matter of willful ignorance.
Spare us the tears BS, as well as, religious quotes. American religious organizations send millions of dollars, build clinics and schools for these kids each year. Open the border then multiply the tens of thousands by tens of millions then YOU really would have a reason to cry. Who will care for our children when your socialist programs bankrupt our country?
really, newt Gingrich talking about the constituent and following the letter of the law? wasn't he the one who was shamed out of office as well as congress by his own party for being a slim ball and was caught of several law breaking offenses? and now he's talking and accusing this president of not following the constituent. give me a break, is that draft dodging piece of trash had any dignity and self respect, he would go hide up in those Georgia hills and never show his face in public again. and if s.e. cup doesn't want to be judged by the company she keeps? she should choice who she sits next too and who she pals around with as well. and the only reason Gingrich has so much distain and hate of Obama, is jealousy and envy. and that is the epitome of mediocrity. and boy is that fat bag of wind ever the mediocre one. third in line to the presidency and then told to leave or get thrown out on his fat ugly butt by your own party. if that doesn't describe a weasel and low life piece of trash, then I don't know what would? president Obama has more class when he passes gas, then that wife cheating low life and draft dodging coward. Date: Fri, 27 Jun 2014 01:28:46 +0000 To: firstname.lastname@example.org
Wow Miguel, when I was reading your last few lines, I thought for a second that you were describing, dear to the democratic party, good ol Billy Clinton. LOL