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Report: Immigrants increasing economic strength

Since the 2010 U.S. census, the number of naturalized citizens has increased substantially in Texas, and the state's immigrants account for significant purchasing power and economic output, according to an analysis by a Washington-based think tank urging immigration reform.
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Jun 3, 2013, 5:16 pm
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Start blasting “NO AMNESTY! DROP THIS IMMIGRATION BILL!” Send scathing faxes into the in-boxes of every member of the House and Senate using the mailing system .  It’s free or you can help out with a donation? Let lawmakers distinguish that, “A vote for Amnesty means NO REELECTION FOR YOU!”  We can jam their phones at toll-free—1-888-978-3094—.  Set up your message on Twitter or Facebook as the Left is doing with their counterproductive misleading information. You can reach millions of people on these Social networks, so we can hammer away at these slick politicians

The Liberals are not going to tell you the truth, as illegal aliens gaining legal status, means future votes.  Whereas the Republican elites it means plenty more profits for their corporate friends. While we pay for all the illegal alien families living expenses, they walk away and expect us through forced taxes to pay for it all. It’s the same with the Guest Workers on the farms? Who do you think pay for the Health care, education for their kids. Not the agricultural community? YOU DO! WE CAN WIN AGAINST THIS SHAM, BUT WE MUST STRIKE NOW! As I have said many times read the true information those surfaces in the E-media published connections at about the daily news on illegal immigration, the costs incurred by taxpayers and happenings across the country.

Every American no matter the state they live in, should check out the incredible stomach churning outlay that illegal aliens costs Los Angeles County or any of the 50 states and in any one month, let alone annually?  For stopping unauthorized job seekers, for voting, claiming welfare and for credit security we must demand that the Federal government issue a federal biometric identification card.  The reason the U.S. government don’t want to hand out National ID cards, that they will not be able to cheat and deceive the naive public any longer.
Additionally it is time to Abolishing IRS, Moving towards a ‘Simple Flat Tax’ by instituting a “Flat Tax” nobody escapes paying. NOBODY! The way it’s laid out at the moment, the people always pay, but the lower classes pay nothing. In fact they get money back. Illegal aliens who have applied for ITIN’s, can collect child tax rebates, even though they never incurred any taxes. Read about tax fraud and the $7.6 billion dollars paid out by the IRS and remain unconcerned about this thievery.

Jun 3, 2013, 5:19 pm
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Yet by this method “Overstays” would be known and could be detained once caught. Overstays come in many forms such as pregnant women who are about to give birth, intentionally slipping past agents at the borders or airline check points then using our health care system in having that baby free of charge in most cases. They may go home, but many thousands remain have more children, with the deliberate opportunity for their child to become part of the system in a bad provision of the birthright citizenship act. Placing this as a momentous breakdown of the law, the cost of these children born to illegal aliens is hundreds of billions in your dollars annually and without an amendment will remain taxpayer’s problem for decades. This was the biometric visa system at ports of entry before granting permanent legal status to 11 million illegal immigrants. Sessions said a biometric system is necessary because 40 percent of illegal immigrants have overstayed their visas, and argued the Senate’s comprehensive immigration reform bill should not rely on a weaker biographic system using photographs.

So many amendments of creating strong enforcement at the border, operating a new state of the art Entry and Exit system was defeated as really was expected by most Americans who are frustrated by the money spent on illegal immigration. Say that the 1986 Immigration law was broken, but what they are trying to pass this as a better formula is CRAP. The Gang of Eight might have just reinvested their time, by just re-organizing and adding amendments to the law that was passed some 27 years ago. No! They didn’t want to do that? The G8 agenda was predicated on (as Americans see it) loosening laws to give the 11 million PLUS criminal illegal aliens a path to citizenship. There isn’t even any prohibition from the sponsoring of family Chain Migration? Once lawful, new ly recognized migrants and immigrants can bring in close family members, including old people who cannot fend for themselves and we will eventually be forced by law to support. THE WHOLE MANUFACURED LAW IS AN EXCUSE TO BRING IN EVEN MORE GUEST WORKERS, AND CHEAP SEMI-SKILLED WORKERS FOR INDUSTRY AND AGRICULTURE.

The Senate Gang of Eight immigration bill would offer a minimum of 33 million lifetime work permits in the first decade alone (11 million to current illegal immigrants, 11 million to new legal immigrants in a continuation of the current system, another 5 million chain migration relatives of immigrants who have applied but are waiting for their slot in other countries and 6 million new immigrants through new categories and expanded existing categories of immigration).  The 33 million in a single decade is almost half of all immigrants who have ever entered the U.S. in its history.  Meanwhile, federal reports show that 20 million Americans want a full-time job but cannot find one because too many people are looking for too few jobs. This disenfranchised population is disproportionately less educated (no college), disabled, veterans and Black and Hispanic Americans).  More than a thousand lobbyists for corporate special interests are pushing legislation to keep the U.S. labor market loose and to lower the wages of most U.S. workers, both foreign-born and U.S.-born.

Jun 3, 2013, 5:21 pm
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With the really tough TRIGGERS such as reintroducing the 2006 Secure Fence Act, placing it along the Southern border as double layer fencing and dressed topside with that razor wire found at the perimeters of prison compounds. This was already envisioned by Rep. Duncan Hunter of California, who constructed these two fences in his home county of San Diego and stretching it 14 miles.  But for all the promises and the enactment of the law, that was the only real barrier resurrected and had a 96 percent success rate of holding back en-mass illegal immigration. Supposedly another Trigger was to stop illegal aliens once receiving legal status would not be able to apply for any kind of public assistance, but the opposite is true. They can start picking out pocket when they gain a right to a resident permit. Of course that doesnt stop these people who have already skirted the law once, so stealing a persons Social Security number to gain a job is outrageous, especially now that both businesses that knowingly allowed these hires and the unauthorized workers who were hired. According to S.477 neither of these parties is to be prosecuted.  Another amendment that hit the dust, to even lax enforcement at the border and airline terminals is the Entry and Exit arrangement that was rejected. Any excuse from the Senators at the first Mark up by the judiciary committee, mostly dollars that they couldnt afford to fund this enforcement enhancement as strong as this deterrent.

Jun 3, 2013, 8:58 pm
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close the border now

Jun 13, 2013, 11:54 am
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Could anyone using the word Immigrant please differentiate between legal and illegal.

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