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McCain: Immigration reform would benefit U.S., Az economies

There’s little doubt about the economic benefits of immigration reform for both the United States and Arizona, U.S. Sen. John McCain told business leaders in Phoenix on Wednesday. Immigration reform would add $616 million to Arizona’s economic output and create more than 8,000 jobs by 2014, he said.

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Aug 29, 2013, 2:08 pm
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SPEAK UP NOW ABOUT THE ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION INVASION OR LET BOTH PARTIES TURN THIS COUNTRY INTO A TOILET OF POVERTY?

CAN WE TRUST THEIR PROMISES AGAIN?

Every reader who gets the majority of intelligence on illegal immigration storm, are more than likely inclined to believe the Liberal driven press, whether national or local regenerated reports. That’s about as far as the U.S. population gets, and so the media achieve the main objective to brainwash the masses. Insignificant to some are the grassroots organizations, which has neither the money nor the powerful representation of acclaimed in the news articles to pass on the facts. The Tea Party that has grown in millions of members has been ridiculed by some of the press, but the advocates for the Obama administration have used their power to spy on Conservatives.. This government has driven a wedge between the American people,
Earlier this year we were told 622 criminal illegal persons were released from prison; the real number being 8,000, according to ICE documents.

These people committed homicide, kidnapping, sexual assault, robbery, aggravated assault, threats, extortion, sex offenses, cruelty toward family, resisting an officer, illegal weapon possession, hit and run, and drug offenses accompanied by sentences of more than a year. It was Obama who willfully sprung them free into our backyards, giving them defacto amnesty. Oh! I forgot ID theft? This has essentially caused much misery to the citizen or legal resident victims. Further to that has been the never ending stream of drunken driving violations. The majority journalists and reporters omit these stories, because of Liberal sentiments or upsetting certain radical ethnic groups.

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Aug 29, 2013, 2:09 pm
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It shows that the Lib Democrats or GOP are not really interested in enforcement, because neither political party has shown interest where real enforcement within this country? The 20000 new recruits for the border should be split in half, with 10000 going to ICE, thereby having 15000 agents, raiding businesses that are the paramount trouble in enforcing our laws. It just another PONZI SCHEME to make the legal population think are doing their duty, when the fact is, theculprits are selling us out to the special interests. 

Both political parties have remained dormant enacting laws that make logical sense, such as writing into law a biometric Social Security card. Electronically recognized for such acts as determining who is hired for a job, who has the right to vote and also to protect a legal person’s credit and personal data. This is the height of ineptitude, because billions of dollars that could be saved in stopping theft on a grand scale. Yet the Obama administration is distributing free food stamps, to low income (illegal aliens) and their babies and children. Are you even aware that American taxpayers are still the fall-guy in supporting continuous numbers of previously sponsored new citizens, that during the 1986 amnesty because the limited governments agents who are supposed to oversee that the financial support didn’t have the manpower or that the original petitioner could not care for the CHAIN MIGRATION family members. Chain Migration needs to be amended or rescinded, same as the Birthright citizenship law that gives babies and children illegal alien mothers a right to citizenship. These two laws are overwhelmingly a huge blot that comes with illegal aliens on international flights or just crossing the border. The Heritage foundation had it right when they stated it was a 6.3 trillion burden. 

The Obama regime must be stopped. America will not tolerate any more violations of our Constitution.

Obama has engaged in mass deception and cover-ups from his personal role in the Benghzi attacks to “Fast and Furious” gun-running operation, NSA spying, tacitly supporting a Muslim Brotherhood revolution and this “president” illegally bypassed Congress to pass Obamacare. That’s the short list.

A new report by the Center for Immigration Studies shows that 57.5 million working-age Americans are either unemployed or out of the labor market. This figure is almost identical (57 million) to the number of people the Senate’s “Gang of Eight” amnesty legislation would bring in. Steve Camarota, the author of the study, said:

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Aug 29, 2013, 2:11 pm
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In one of the furthermost contributors to the vast civil rights advances in the 1960s was the fact that the United States had a rigid labor market with the aim of increasingly needing Black American workers, particularly in the Southern states.

And a key reason for the rigidity of the employment market was the spectacular decrease in annual immigration flows continually since 1921, according to historians of that period.

Throughout the 50th anniversary celebration of the 1963 civil rights march on Washington D.C, it is essential to be attentive of the role that spiked volume Immigration that has repeatedly played in stalling economic progress among the descendants of America’s appalling slavery system.  It is a time to acknowledge how the economic, political and social advances of Black Americans in general spiraled upwards when annual immigration numbers were reduced throughout our history.
Analysis debunks White House report on amnesty benefits
Tuesday, August 27, 2013
According to the Heritage Foundations Robert Rector, a recent White House report citing the economic benefits of granting amnesty and citizenship to illegal aliens is misleading and based on dubious assumptions. His study suggests the overall cost to taxpayers of such an amnesty is likely to exceed $6 trillion.
The White House report claims that amnesty would increase the income of Americans by $791 billion over the next decade. Rector say the income boost claim is misleading because the amnestied illegal aliens themselves would benefit the most through higher wages. And the magnitude of the increase is faulty because the underlying assumptions claim their wages would increase by a full 25 percent. According to federal data, the 1986 amnesty increased illegal-alien wages by only 510 percent.
The report also claims that amnesty would create almost 2 million new jobs for current citizens over the next decade and increase their income by about $130 billion. Rector says the simplistic Keynesian economic assumptions used to generate these figures have been discredited for decades.
Moreover, Rector said the White House report ignores the net costs associated with amnesty and citizenship. Millions of illegal aliens would be eligible for Social Security, Medicare, Obamacare, and more than 80 different means-tested welfare programs such as food stamps and public housing.  And the benefits they receive will greatly exceed the taxes they pay
Rector found that legal immigrants without a high school diploma receive $5 in government benefits for every $1 in taxes paid each year. That means the annual net cost of the amnesty to taxpayers would be about $37,000 per household.
Read Robert Rectors article. Read more on the costs and forced illegal immigration inheritance on American society through the websites of Numbersusa.com and Judicialwatch.org and many other non profit, grassroots organizations.

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Aug 30, 2013, 8:23 am
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John McCain should be ashamed of himself to lie about something that will hurt not only Arizona, but America!  Why would we want millions of people who lied to get here?  What type of jobs will they do?  It’s like everything else the Progressives do; they want lawlessness and chaos.  John McCain needs to be recalled!

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Sep 2, 2013, 6:23 pm
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@Desert Rose,

Federal officials are not subject to recall; there’s no provision in U.S. law to allow for such a move.

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