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The White House has leaked immigration legislation it’s preparing in case Congress fails to craft its own. According to USA Today, 11 million illegal aliens could apply for a “Lawful Prospective Immigrant” visa and after 8 years could get a green card. Criminals would be excluded––unless they served less than a year for their crime, or were convicted of 3 different crimes resulting in 90 days in jail. That will hearten the hit-and-run drivers and welfare cheats. Once they get a visa, their families will be in line for visas too. In other words, the president’s plan amounts to an amnesty that vaults lawbreakers, including some convicts, to the head of the immigration line.

The Republicans are squawking, but any plan they would sign off on will end up doing the same thing. Too many have drunk the electoral kool-aid and believe that caving on illegal immigrants will get them more Latino votes. But even if the Republicans’ share of Latino voters reached the 40% George W. Bush got, the Dems would still net 1.5 million more votes if illegal aliens became citizens. That’s not much of a payoff for betraying principle. And reaching that 40% appears increasingly unlikely, given that 75% of Hispanics want bigger government and more services, according to a Pew Hispanic Center poll last April, while a 2011 poll from Moore Information found that 29% think the Republican party “favors only the rich” and Republicans are “selfish and out for themselves.” They are already Democrats no matter what happens with illegal immigrants.

More important, the public discourse about illegal immigration is filled with incoherence, duplicity, and wishful thinking. One problem is the constant confusion of legal and illegal immigration. People justifiably worried about the latter are constantly chided for being “anti-immigrant” and forgetting that America is “a nation of immigrants.” But these are two separate complex problems, and trying to fix both with some “comprehensive reform” will end up with new policies that likely will make both worse. Today legal immigration is marred by “family reunification” preferences that count not just spouses and minor children but parents and siblings as “family.” Two-thirds of legal immigrants have come under these provisions, which take no account of whether or not these “family” members have skills beneficial to this country or are likely to become public charges.

via Half-Truths, Delusions, and Immigration.

 

Immigration Reform Leaders Arrested 5

It matters not a whit what you call it — it still amounts to amnesty for eleven million illegal aliens in America.This “new” immigration reform from both the US Senate and the US President is utterly ridiculous. But in the end, it will be rammed down the throats of the American public simply because the US government has gone rogue and is no longer responsive — nor responsible — to the US citizenry. And some people still wonder WHY Americans are arming themselves???The Heritage Foundation released the following statement on January 30th, 2013:“America’s heritage of immigration has fueled our nation’s strength and diversity, yet our immigration system has become so politicized and dysfunctional that it causes untold personal tragedies, strains the fiscal capacity of public services in many states, and prevents many from pursuing the American Dream. Complex, comprehensive legislation based on back-room deals never works, and the Senate immigration proposal announced this week and echoed yesterday by President Obama—to the extent that it repeats the mistakes of the past—will further polarize Americans, fail to solve the real policy problems, and make matters worse.

via Dems Are Going to Get Their 11 Million New Voters. It Makes No Difference What YOU Think! :: Minute Men News.

 

Seal of Rutherford County, Tennessee

 

Rutherford County could be next to implement the controversial 287-G program, the immigration initiative that allows deputies to require inmates to prove they’re in the country legally. Critics say not only does the program not work they’re concerned about the already tense environment in Rutherford County directed towards Muslims. Oh, Boo Hoo!Share

 

via TENNESSEE: Lefties all wee weed up about immigration law that could ‘unfairly’ target Muslim prisoners | BARE NAKED ISLAM.

 

 

 

 

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Two-thirds of those who have found employment under President Obama are immigrants, both legal and illegal, according to an analysis that suggests immigration has soaked up a large portion of what little job growth there has been over the past…

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“As societies grow decadent, the language grows decadent, too. Words are used to disguise, not to illuminate, action: you liberate a city by destroying it. Words are to confuse, so that at election time people will solemnly vote against their own interests.” Gore Vidal

 

Chalk up another one for those violent teabaggers in Santa Cruz. CA. Oh wait, “teabaggers” aren’t in favor of illegal immigration so this was just the violent left wing nuts AGAIN causing destruction to show their support for an issue. I guess this is also why there hasn’t been a word of this violence utter anywhere in the lame stream media (including Fox News). According to the Silicon Valley Mercury News, a large group of protesters demonstrating at a May Day rally for worker’s and immigrant rights downtown broke off into a riot vandalizing about a dozen businesses around 10:30 p.m. Saturday, police said. Many in the group were carrying makeshift torches as they marched, breaking storefront windows and writing “anarchist graffiti” on buildings, according to Capt. Steve Clark. Many businesses sustained multiple broken windows including very large storefront windows at Urban Outfitters and The Rittenhouse building. Police believe at least 15 businesses suffered damage.

Violent left wing nuts riot, burn down a coffee house and smash windows to protest in favor of illegal immigration – media still silent : Fire Andrea Mitchell! » Not Good News.

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