Obama administration announces second straight year of record deportations from U.S.

Oct 6, 2010 | Posted by: roboblogger | Full story: KSPR

The Obama administration deported a record number of illegal immigrants in the 2010 fiscal year, according to figures released Wednesday by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement .

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“A Nation of Legal Immigrants”

Since: Nov 07

Lake City Florida,/ Nebraska

#62 Oct 10, 2010
NON COMPLACENT TWINK wrote:
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Bush pandered to the special interest groups that lobbied for an amnesty too and the problem did not start with him either. It started when they passed an amnesty in 1986. Ted Kennedy push for it and promised it would be the last one we would ever need, our borders would be secured and our immigration laws enforced. Ronald Reagan signed it into law.
Ted Kennedy was pushing for another amnesty using the same promises when Bush was in office and after Obama was in office. Kennedy pushed right up until his death.
Amnesty does nothing more than give out an open invitation for more people to come here illegally and await the next one. Making the same mistakes over and over and expecting different results.
Most Americans have finally sat up and taken notice and are saying, "We have had enough"!
Hart-Celler Act hearings 1965 Quote: Senate immigration subcommittee chairman Edward Kennedy (D-MA.) reassured his colleagues and the nation with the following:

"First, our cities will not be flooded with a million immigrants annually. Under the proposed bill, the present level of immigration remains substantially the same ... Secondly, the ethnic mix of this country will not be upset ... Contrary to the charges in some quarters,[the bill] will not inundate America with immigrants from any one country or area, or the most populated and deprived nations of Africa and Asia ... In the final analysis, the ethnic pattern of immigration under the proposed measure is not expected to change as sharply as the critics seem to think."

Sen. Kennedy concluded by saying,

"The bill will not flood our cities with immigrants. It will not upset the ethnic mix of our society. It will not relax the standards of admission. It will not cause American workers to lose their jobs." (U.S. Senate, Subcommittee on Immigration and Naturalization of the Committee on the Judiciary, Washington, D.C., Feb. 10, 1965. pp. 1-3.)

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"This amnesty will give citizenship to only 1.1 to 1.3 million illegal aliens. We will secure the borders henceforth. We will never again bring forward another amnesty bill like this."

-- Massachusetts Senator Ted Kennedy on the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986

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"The agreement we just reached is the best possible chance we will have in
years to secure our borders, bring millions of people out of the shadows and
into the sunshine of America"
May 17, 2007

Ted Kennedy -- Senator from Massachusetts
Member of the Democratic Party

R.I.P.

“A Nation of Legal Immigrants”

Since: Nov 07

Lake City Florida,/ Nebraska

#63 Oct 10, 2010
KINGJFAN wrote:
How many did the Bush administration deport? And talking about not trusting an administration.(lol)President Obama needs to take care of business on every level.
President Bush Signs Secure Fence Act

THE PRESIDENT: Thank you all. Thanks. Please be seated. I'm pleased that you
all are here to witness the signature of the Secure Fence Act of 2006. This
bill will help protect the American people. This bill will make our borders
more secure. It is an important step toward immigration reform.

I want to thank the members of Congress for their work on this important
piece of legislation. I welcome you here to the White House. I'm looking
forward to signing this bill.

President George W. Bush signs H.R. 6061, the Secure Fence Act of 2006, in
the Roosevelt Room Thursday, Oct. 26, 2006. Pictured with the President are,
from left: Commissioner Ralph Basham of U.S. Customs and Border Protection;
Chief David Aguilar of U.S. Customs and Border Protection; Congressman Peter
King, R-N.Y.; Congressman John Boehner, R-Ohio; and Deputy Secretary Michael
Jackson of the Department of Homeland Security; and Senator Bill Frist,
R-Tenn. White House photo by Kimberlee HewittI appreciate the Vice President
joining us today. I thank the Deputy Secretary, Michael Jackson, of the
Department of Homeland Security. Rob Portman -- he happens to be the
Director of OMB. I want to thank Ralph Basham, who is the Commissioner of
the U.S. Customs and Border Protection. David Aguilar is the Chief of the
U.S. Border Patrol.

I appreciate the fact that Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist has joined us,
as well as House Majority Leader John Boehner. I appreciate them coming in
from their respective states as I sign this piece of legislation. I want to
thank Congressman Peter King, who's the Chairman of the Homeland Security
Committee in the House of Representatives. I appreciate you being here,
Peter.

Ours is a nation of immigrants. We're also a nation of law. Unfortunately,
the United States has not been in complete control of its borders for
decades and, therefore, illegal immigration has been on the rise. We have a
responsibility to address these challenges. We have a responsibility to
enforce our laws. We have a responsibility to secure our borders. We take
this responsibility seriously.

Earlier this year, I addressed the nation from the Oval Office. I laid out
our strategy for immigration reform. Part of that strategy begins with
securing the border. Since I took office we have more than doubled funding
for border security -- from $4.6 billion in 2001 to $10.4 billion this year.
We've increased the number of Border Patrol agents from about 9,000 to more
than 12,000, and by the end of 2008, we will have doubled the number of
Border Patrol agents during my presidency.

We've deployed thousands of National Guard members to assist the Border
Patrol. We've upgraded technology at our borders. We've added
infrastructure, including new fencing and vehicle barriers. We're adding
thousands of new beds in our detention facilities so we can continue working
to end catch and release at our southern border. During the course of my
administration we have apprehended and sent home more 6 million people
entering our country illegally. And I thank the Border Patrol for their hard
work.

http://georgewbush-whitehouse.archives.gov/ne ...

“A Nation of Legal Immigrants”

Since: Nov 07

Lake City Florida,/ Nebraska

#64 Oct 10, 2010
Mike wrote:
The mexicans just want a better way of life..What about the muslems that we give tax breaks to so they can open and buy up stores and hotels and they just want to kill us?-What is the presidents name--hmmmm? I lost a good job but it was not to a mexican.
There are millions of people all over the world that want a better life, what about them?

“A Nation of Legal Immigrants”

Since: Nov 07

Lake City Florida,/ Nebraska

#65 Oct 10, 2010
StoneCold wrote:
Forget this. It is peanuts. I would like to deport 30-36 million back to Africa. Then, watch this country proper. Get rid of the plague that haunts this country. Nomesane?
Personal story:

I can't speak for the North,but the South I grew up in is still alive and
well in some places.As a White person In Florida back in the 1940's I know
how Black People were treated. My first observation to it was as a 5 year
old riding a Greyhound Bus with my Mother between Jacksonville and Lake City
(a distance of 60 miles).I notice about 15 Black people standing in the
aisle when there were only about 10 white people on the bus.when I ask my
Mother why they were standing, her response was to "Be quite David". It was
only later that I learn the very back seat on the bus was for Black people
and if it was full they had to stand in the aisle. When I started to go to
the movies,I notice that there were two entrances to the theater,one inside
for whites and One on the outside for the Blacks who had to sit in the
balcony, The water fountains and Restrooms were clearly marked White and
Colored,In 12 years I never went to school with a Black person.In 1954 after
I graduated I enlisted in the Air Force, the troop train I was on stopped in
New Orleans for breakfast. As we entered the restaurant the Black recruits
were met at the door by the beet red face owner and informed that no blacks
were allowed.It was at that point I ask myself how could these Black men
step forward to serve their country when they couldn't even eat a meal with
the rest of us? It was only later I regretted that all of us had not left
the Restaurant with the Blacks.To my friend Willie Boughton,I apologize for
not understanding why you couldn't eat lunch with me that time in the Macon
Ga of 1954. My only excuse is that being a young 17 year old White male and
never being discriminated against I didn't understand. I do now.

“Everybody Dies...”

Since: Jan 10

...But not Everybody Lives.

#66 Oct 10, 2010
Cricket 23 wrote:
<quoted text>
Personal story:
I can't speak for the North,but the South I grew up in is still alive and
well in some places.As a White person In Florida back in the 1940's I know
how Black People were treated. My first observation to it was as a 5 year
old riding a Greyhound Bus with my Mother between Jacksonville and Lake City
(a distance of 60 miles).I notice about 15 Black people standing in the
aisle when there were only about 10 white people on the bus.when I ask my
Mother why they were standing, her response was to "Be quite David". It was
only later that I learn the very back seat on the bus was for Black people
and if it was full they had to stand in the aisle. When I started to go to
the movies,I notice that there were two entrances to the theater,one inside
for whites and One on the outside for the Blacks who had to sit in the
balcony, The water fountains and Restrooms were clearly marked White and
Colored,In 12 years I never went to school with a Black person.In 1954 after
I graduated I enlisted in the Air Force, the troop train I was on stopped in
New Orleans for breakfast. As we entered the restaurant the Black recruits
were met at the door by the beet red face owner and informed that no blacks
were allowed.It was at that point I ask myself how could these Black men
step forward to serve their country when they couldn't even eat a meal with
the rest of us? It was only later I regretted that all of us had not left
the Restaurant with the Blacks.To my friend Willie Boughton,I apologize for
not understanding why you couldn't eat lunch with me that time in the Macon
Ga of 1954. My only excuse is that being a young 17 year old White male and
never being discriminated against I didn't understand. I do now.
Beautiful post.

“THE RUMBLE WILL BECOME A ROAR”

Since: Dec 06

United States of America

#67 Oct 10, 2010
Cricket 23 wrote:
<quoted text>
Personal story:
I can't speak for the North,but the South I grew up in is still alive and
well in some places.As a White person In Florida back in the 1940's I know
how Black People were treated. My first observation to it was as a 5 year
old riding a Greyhound Bus with my Mother between Jacksonville and Lake City
(a distance of 60 miles).I notice about 15 Black people standing in the
aisle when there were only about 10 white people on the bus.when I ask my
Mother why they were standing, her response was to "Be quite David". It was
only later that I learn the very back seat on the bus was for Black people
and if it was full they had to stand in the aisle. When I started to go to
the movies,I notice that there were two entrances to the theater,one inside
for whites and One on the outside for the Blacks who had to sit in the
balcony, The water fountains and Restrooms were clearly marked White and
Colored,In 12 years I never went to school with a Black person.In 1954 after
I graduated I enlisted in the Air Force, the troop train I was on stopped in
New Orleans for breakfast. As we entered the restaurant the Black recruits
were met at the door by the beet red face owner and informed that no blacks
were allowed.It was at that point I ask myself how could these Black men
step forward to serve their country when they couldn't even eat a meal with
the rest of us? It was only later I regretted that all of us had not left
the Restaurant with the Blacks.To my friend Willie Boughton,I apologize for
not understanding why you couldn't eat lunch with me that time in the Macon
Ga of 1954. My only excuse is that being a young 17 year old White male and
never being discriminated against I didn't understand. I do now.
Well said Cricket. Sometimes we don't realize something is wrong until it's changed.
YouHelpFixIt

Scottsdale, AZ

#68 Oct 13, 2010
Here are the numbers from FY2009 and before. You make the comparisons (Page 93).

http://www.dhs.gov/xlibrary/assets/statistics...

You tell me how this 392K is a record when there were 580K removals in 2009 and 800K in 2008?

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