DREAM Act not in suicide notes

There are 31 comments on the www.mysanantonio.com story from Dec 3, 2011, titled DREAM Act not in suicide notes. In it, www.mysanantonio.com reports that:

The recent suicide of an illegal immigrant fanned the flames of a controversial measure to legalize certain students who were sneaked into the country as children, prompting, among other things, a Friday morning ceremony in Los Angeles and a proclamation on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives.

But in the 11 pages of suicide notes that Hidalgo County investigators released to the family of Joaquin Luna on Friday, there's not a single mention of immigration or of the failed federal Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors (DREAM) Act, as was mistakenly reported by various news outlets.

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Captain

United States

#1 Dec 3, 2011
Various and purposely mistaken news reports. Anything to pull our heart strings.

But where's the story about mr. or mrs. John Q Public who just lost a loved one to a drunk driving illegal alien that's been deported nunerous times and was on his third DUI? Where's that nation story various news outlets!!
Mthmk

Baldwin, GA

#2 Dec 3, 2011
It appears it was the failing of an entrance exam that brought this on not the dream act. Even if it was his immigration status it would not be the failing of the dream act. The original sin, his parents illegal entry into the. U.S. that would be responsible for his death. We owe you nothing for your illegal children and this I want a better life for them is growing old. We have poor people that have children that want a better life but they don't steal from others to get it. You can call it what you will but the U.S. has been more than generous to illegal children by providing them better medical care, food, education than they would have gotten in Mexico free of charge but they are greedy and want equality without the sacrifice. No more tears for you!

Since: May 10

Branson, MO

#3 Dec 3, 2011
Who cares if all Illegals kill themselves because they don't get the dream act ? I could care less they don't belong here so that's one way to get rid of them ! We should be caring more about Americans and what is happening to them instead of what happens to Illegal Invaders !
ima

El Paso, TX

#4 Dec 3, 2011
NICE TRY, but crying wolf too many times....gets old after awhile and no one is going to listen.
sterco

Helena, MT

#5 Dec 3, 2011
The DREAM ACT BUTTHOLERS will grasp at any straw in an attempt to get this piece of shit act passed!!! Nothing is beneath them in their quest!!! EVEN USING THE DEAD!!! They would dig him up and parade him through the streets if they thought it would help their cause. SCREW THE DREAM ACT!!!

“Work hard at work worth doing.”

Since: Apr 11

Location hidden

#6 Dec 3, 2011
Now we learn that the failure of the Dream Act's passage had nothing to do with this child's decision to take his own life, imagine that....a few unscrupulous news agencies jumping on this kids'e death as ameans to engage further discussion for the passage of a very unfair issue. The Dream Act is just another way to pander to a group of people who have no legal right to be here. Let the boy rest in peace, and keep politics out of it for the love of Pete. Let his family mourn in peace, but don't use this kid for illegals' gain. This family brought this kid into a world that will always be messed up because their decision ultimately put him in precarious position...these parents are to blame for his uncertain future, but they will never admit it. They have been pampered and brain-washed into thinking it is our country's duty to give them everything they want...even if they don't deserve one iota of it.
reader

Reno, NV

#7 Dec 3, 2011
Maybe the "dream" should be that these people somehow come back to life..there should be a U.S. memorial day for these victims.. http://www.ojjpac.org/memorial.asp

“The true Californian!”

Since: Dec 08

Location hidden

#8 Dec 3, 2011
How pathetic these news agencies and the family are for lying about the reason of this young man's suicide.

As though sympathy will get the National Dream Act passed.

Someone who took their own life was most likely was mentally ill. Therefore the Dream Act or any other immigration issue had nothing to do with this tragedy.
ima

United States

#10 Dec 3, 2011
Chrgrfan wrote:
How pathetic these news agencies and the family are for lying about the reason of this young man's suicide.
As though sympathy will get the National Dream Act passed.
Someone who took their own life was most likely was mentally ill. Therefore the Dream Act or any other immigration issue had nothing to do with this tragedy.
You are right, the parents are to blame--SHAME ON THEM, trying to blame our country's laws which they have TRAMPLED ALL OVER!!I hope they read these comments, they are to blame FOR ALL THEIR PAIN, they've brought enough pain to this country's citizens who are being denied deserving benefits for the lack of funds WASTED ON ILLEGALS!!!!!.
My Goodness

Omaha, NE

#11 Dec 3, 2011
I'll be the "advocates" aren't happy this was released?
Damn Liberals

Verkhnyaya Pyshma, Russia

#12 Dec 3, 2011
I just love how the liberal media slats a story to support their agenda.

“I Luv Carbon Dioxide”

Since: Dec 08

Home, sweet home.

#13 Dec 3, 2011
Wow, the media made up "facts" to support their political agenda. Who'd have thought?

No wonder newspapers, magazines and broadcast media is losing circulation and money.
Gal

Chicago, IL

#14 Dec 3, 2011
This is a shame,but is anyone surprised? These people,whether legal or illegal have an arrogant mentality and will resort to anything to get a free ride on the back of the taxpayers. Folks, please take a good look around you, are these people really helping the USA? look at the drugs destroying our children,the mothers and fathers who have killed their own while high on the drugs infesting our neiborhoods and coming directly from Mexico. C'mon people wake up, its time to rid ourselves of this problem. Deport !!!!, demand that our government do something. CLOSE THE DAMB BORDERS ALREADY !!!!!!
Sexy Troll

Los Angeles, CA

#15 Dec 3, 2011
waterdogg wrote:
Who cares if all Illegals kill themselves because they don't get the dream act ? I could care less they don't belong here so that's one way to get rid of them ! We should be caring more about Americans and what is happening to them instead of what happens to Illegal Invaders !
Tell me about it. It's not like I care about white males who commit suicide either. Who cares?
Sexy Troll

Los Angeles, CA

#16 Dec 3, 2011
Brian_G wrote:
Wow, the media made up "facts" to support their political agenda. Who'd have thought?
No wonder newspapers, magazines and broadcast media is losing circulation and money.
Infotainment!
Sexy Troll

Los Angeles, CA

#17 Dec 3, 2011
Chrgrfan wrote:
How pathetic these news agencies and the family are for lying about the reason of this young man's suicide.
As though sympathy will get the National Dream Act passed.
Someone who took their own life was most likely was mentally ill. Therefore the Dream Act or any other immigration issue had nothing to do with this tragedy.
Tell me about it, Faux News is for the birds.
G L O R I A

Phoenix, AZ

#18 Dec 3, 2011
Sexy Troll wrote:
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Tell me about it. It's not like I care about white males who commit suicide either. Who cares?
Nor do we care when an "undocmented immigrant" is fished out of a lake with 5 bullet holes.

It goes BOTH ways!

BTW, were you banned again, gutless coward Richard Guerra?
Sexy Troll

Los Angeles, CA

#19 Dec 3, 2011
G L O R I A wrote:
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Nor do we care when an "undocmented immigrant" is fished out of a lake with 5 bullet holes.
It goes BOTH ways!
BTW, were you banned again, gutless coward Richard Guerra?
You'll also find a dead white guy with a bullet in his head at the bottom of Falcon Lake, Texas.

WHITE Man Killed by Mexican Pirates on Texas Lake
http://abcnews.go.com/US/mexican-pirates-shot...
ima

United States

#20 Dec 3, 2011
Brian_G wrote:
Wow, the media made up "facts" to support their political agenda. Who'd have thought?
No wonder newspapers, magazines and broadcast media is losing circulation and money.
I think by now we all have learned the media makes up or reports ONLY WHAT THEY SEE FITS THEIR POLITICAL STANCE, right? This was a whopper, though--they even had the family believing this fabricated, ridiculous notion. The media was preying on the family's loss!! How distateful, spiteful, and degrading. And these are Americans mind you advocating for the ruination of their and OUR NATION. UNBELIEVABLE.
U R Correct

Kansas City, MO

#21 Dec 3, 2011
Chrgrfan wrote:
How pathetic these news agencies and the family are for lying about the reason of this young man's suicide.
As though sympathy will get the National Dream Act passed.
Someone who took their own life was most likely was mentally ill. Therefore the Dream Act or any other immigration issue had nothing to do with this tragedy.
Nice to see you posting!

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