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March 24th 09, 07:36 PM
On Mar 24, 9:17*am, wrote:
> http://www.newswithviews.com/Wall/allan112.htm
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> By Allan Wall
> March 24, 2009
> NewsWithViews.com
>
> THE MOVEMENT TO GRANT AMNESTY TO ILLEGAL ALIENS is afoot once more,
> despite the fact that most Americans oppose it. That's why its
> supporters don't call it "amnesty" at all, but "regularization" or
> "comprehensive immigration reform," or some other such euphemism.
>
> Amnesty can be approved by various sneaky methods, in order to avoid
> real debate on the issue - something amnesty backers desperately wish to
> avoid. Amnesty could be attached as a "rider" on a popular bill, pushed
> through at an odd time in the legislative calendar or approved in such a
> manner as not to reveal who was really for it and who wasn't.
>
> Amnesty could also be approved by including it in a "temporary" worker
> program to "solve" a non-existent labor shortage, or any number of
> clever subterfuge. Any way you cut it, though, amnesty is a bad deal for
> the U.S.A. Consider a few reasons:
>
> 1. OUR IMMIGRATION OFFICIALS ARE ALREADY SWAMPED
> Our immigration officials are already swamped with existing
> responsibility. Administering an amnesty to millions of illegal aliens
> would almost guarantee that it isn't done properly.
>
> Do you actually believe that background checks would be run on millions
> of illegals? How many drug smugglers and terrorists would be amnestied
> with the vast multitude?
>
> Spanish-speaking countries don't utilize the same surname system as we
> do in English. In Spanish they have two surnames, a paternal surname and
> a maternal surname. (For more information, click here) . That fact alone
> makes it difficult to do background checks on millions of illegals from
> Latin America, especially when our immigration bureaucracy is swamped to
> begin with.
>
> 2. AN AMNESTY ENCOURAGES MORE ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION
> Both common sense and experience tell you that. The approval of any
> amnesty deal would be known in Mexico and in other countries
> immediately, if not sooner. When I was living in Mexico one of my
> sixth-grade students informed me there was to be another amnesty.
>
> Amnesty sends a message to immigrant sending countries that America is a
> pushover, and that future illegal aliens are also likely to be amnestied
> as well.
> Back in 1986, there was a big amnesty that was supposed to be the
> amnesty to end all amnesties. Now there are more illegal aliens in the
> United States than in 1986.
>
> Granting any or all of these illegal aliens an amnesty is not a solution
> because it encourages more illegal immigration. Which means at a future
> date, another amnesty will be promoted as the solution....
>
> 3. AN AMNESTY IS A SLAP IN THE FACE TO LEGAL IMMIGRANTS WHO PLAY BY THE
> RULES
> A legal immigrant expressed it to this way, "Here I am like an idiot,
> applying to immigrate, filling out papers, learning English, getting a
> job, paying taxes, becoming part of the American community , and for
> what? So that my taxes can support the 3 million illegals who cross the
> border, get on welfare, send their kids to Spanish schools, get free
> health care (for which I have to pay of course) and wait for their
> citizenship to show up at the door, then turn around and vote for people
> who will raise my taxes to let in another 3 million?"
>
> The correspondent also told me that. "I have been here for almost 20
> years. America has changed so drastically and for the worse. If I had to
> do it over today I would stay home. Very sad." An amnesty sends a
> powerful message to prospective immigrants in other countries. It tells
> them that it's simpler, and more rewarding, to emigrate illegally than
> legally.
>
> 4. AMNESTY IS A SECURITY BREACH
> The 9/11 attack was, among other things, a failure of U.S. immigration
> policy. We are all paying for it. Our troops are laying their lives on
> the line in Afghanistan and Iraq and may soon do so in other places.
> We now have to spend more time in airports being checked. Even our
> soldiers are checked in the airports. When I did my tour of duty in
> Iraq, I was checked in a U.S. airport on my way back after my two weeks
> leave.
>
> As always in times of national stress, our civil liberties too could be
> in danger if we're not careful. How then can national leaders, of both
> parties, have the unmitigated gall to even consider granting amnesty to
> people who did not respect our laws, to people who entered our country
> illegally, or over-stayed their visas? Bear in mind that the already
> existing infrastructure supporting illegal immigration (document fraud,
> etc.) can be easily utilized by terrorists. Seven of the 9/11 suicide
> attackers acquired phony identification with the aid of illegal aliens,
> using the fraudulent infrastructure that already exists to serve
> illegals.
>
> An open border, by its very definition, does not discriminate between
> those who want to work illegally and those who wish to wreak havoc.
>
> 5. NO AMNESTY SHOULD PRECEDE OUR DEALING WITH MORE BASIC QUESTIONS
> Before amnesty is even suggested, there are basic issues that must be
> dealt with.
> Immigration is a public policy issue that the American people have the
> right to decide upon. The basic question, usually ignored, is, " What
> kind of immigration system should we have?" It's not wrong for American
> citizens to ask this question, nor is it wrong for them to question the
> present system.
>
> The present legal immigration system is based on nepotism, i.e., the
> majority of legal immigrants are accepted because they have relatives
> already in the country. Is such a system really appropriate for
> 21st-century America?
>
> What about dual citizenship? More and more people have it, but our
> leaders are afraid to deal with it. How does dual citizenship impact
> American civic values and equality before the law?
>
> And how about those anchor babies? Is it fair to reward illegal
> immigrants by automatically declaring their children citizens?
>
> These are important questions that should be dealt with and resolved
> before ANY amnesty is even considered.
>
> 6. AN AMNESTY WILL RECRUIT MORE DEMOCRATIC VOTERS
> Most immigrants nowadays vote for the Democratic party. If millions of
> illegal aliens are amnestied, guess what party they will vote for?
> Therefore, it's totally understandable why Nancy Pelosi and Harry Reid
> want to amnesty illegal aliens. They are recruiting more voters for the
> Democratic Party.
>
> What's amazing is that many prominent Republican leaders, including John
> McCain and former president George W. Bush, promote amnesty, when it
> threatens the future of the Republican Party. It's just another example
> of how the GOP constantly shoots itself in the foot.
>
> 7. AN AMNESTY WILL HASTEN THE DEMOGRAPHIC TRANSFORMATION OF THE UNITED
> STATES
> Many people don't like to talk about this one, but it ought to be front
> and center, because it affects all of us. If present immigration and
> birth rates continue, within a few more decades, the U.S. will no longer
> be a white majority nation.
> Now, some people say this doesn't matter, and it's racist to even bring
> it up.
> But think about it ? the white Americans form the historical majority of
> this nation. Were we ever asked if we wanted to become a minority? Did
> we get a chance to vote on it? Did Congress ever have a straight up or
> down vote on the abolition of the historical majority of this nation?
> Is the loss of the white majority a good idea ? Will it make this a
> better country? Will other racial groups get along with each other?
>
> Aren't these legitimate questions to ask, before accelerating the
> demographic transformation of our nation?
>
> 8. AMNESTY, AND EMIGRATION IN GENERAL, DON'T REALLY HELP MEXICO ANYWAY
> An amnesty would signal to Mexico?s leadership that it can continue to
> send its poor to the U.S. rather than solve Mexico's problems in Mexico.
> Certainly, the existence of a more prosperous Mexico is in the best
> interests of the United States. However, the current mass immigration
> policy is hardly bringing about that goal. Mass emigration serves as an
> impediment to Mexico's development. Why take the difficult decisions to
> improve Mexico's long-term prospects when the poor people can be sent
> northwards?
>
> How can we help Mexico prosper? By cutting off the safety valve that
> encourages its leadership to dodge the tough decisions. When that
> happens, you can expect to see some real reform, but not until then.
> ==========================
> And I personally can give you a ninth reason. Just so it is clear, I am
> going to use the number 11 million.
>
> Lets say that congress gives 11 million illegals amnesty. Just to keep
> the numbers rounded...lets say each one of those 11 million illegal has
> a wife or husband. That turns 11 million into 22 million. now lets say
> just for the heck of it
> that *each husband and wife has a least 2 childtren that now turns the
> original 11 million into 44 million. Of course e know they have more
> children than 2, and that they will want to bring *their brother,
> sisters, uncles, aunts, fathers, mothers, grandmothers, all their
> children...after all they don't want to seperate families, they don't
> mind separating yours.
>
> The real answer is absolutely No amnesty !!!! *

This immigration issue will explode across America.

Walter Hudson

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