Raids Drive Illegal Immigrants Into Underground Economy

Mar 29, 2011 | Posted by: Agent of Chaos | Full story: online.wsj.com

Critics of U.S. immigration policies on the left and right take issue with such audits by the Obama administration, also known as silent raids. They say that, as a practical matter, the raids shift illegal immigrants with relatively well-paying jobs into the underground economy. Conservatives would rather deport the immigrants; others call for a path to U.S. citizenship.
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Mary

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Freedomx4 wrote:
<quoted text>LMAO! How many times a month are you getting your lawn mowed?
You know around here they will charge $60 per week to mow an average sized lawn. Now that's friggin robbery! It's manual labor for god's sake! My brother's used to drag the lawn mower down the street and mow lawn's for $5. Teenager's don't do it these days. Uneducated americans want big money to push a mower, or swing a hammer, and we wonder why undocumented workers have the jobs.
They're not "undocumented workers" dumb ass. They're illegal aliens.

There are plenty of teens who mow lawns. I had a nice AMERICAN kid a couple of years ago who mowed my lawn for $10. I would GLADLY mow my own lawn or pay an American $60 to before I'd let an illegal alien on my property for FREE.

You tell nothing but lies. I hope when we get these illegals out of here, we line up so-called Americans like you on a fucking wall, give you your last cigarette, let about 40 illegal alien rapists have at you and then give you what you really deserve!
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Rico from East LA wrote:
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Did you know that the underground economy is likely better pay than the pay they'd receive in their Country of origin?
So it's still worth it to them.
Sooner or later, those underground jobs will run dry. When we finish with E-verify, we'll go after those. We'll just keep turning them in and refusing to give those businesses our money. Americans are waking up by the millions and we're getting really pissed off. This will end, you can bank on it.
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Freedomx4 wrote:
<quoted text>The federal government is doing their job. They have the funding to deport 400,000 undocumented workers a year, and they are doing that. But, there are 10+ million of them here. Why? Because you're one of those uneducated dumbazzes that want $20 an hour to push a mower.
No, dumb ass. They're here because, just like the cockroaches they are, you have to eliminate them all and guard the building to make sure the disgusting filthy insects don't come back. Twenty dollars an hour is NOTHING. You're on welfare aren't you? Or is it burger slinging? Cleaning shit off toilets? Oh well, either way "dinner for the fam", huh?
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Mar 30, 2011
 
Boy the stink is high on this thread -the usual simian low IQ liars here trying to make the perps look like victims.
3rd world drivel.

just keep scrubbing
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Rico from East LA wrote:
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Did you know that the underground economy is likely better pay than the pay they'd receive in their Country of origin?
So it's still worth it to them.
Did you know that there are already plenty of illegals in the underground economy but there are only a limited number of positions available? I guess all of this competition will drive down wages in the underground economy just as it has in the legitimate economy. Less profit in crime is a good thing though it may drive down the cost of illegal drugs it will also reduce the profit to be made. High risk and low profit do not go together.
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Mar 30, 2011
 
I can not allow my self to feel sorry for an illegal alien who had lost his job, when i myself can feel the impact of all the millions of Americans in their own country who are unemployed! These are Americans who have legal status to this country! Maybe these illegal aliens who have lost their employment knows how Americans feel now! America needs more stronger workplace raids to get illegal aliens out of our American employment, their employment needs to be given back to Americans! I was forced to work with about 50 or 60 illegal aliens, i was forced to watch my employer hire them, and pretend they did not know that they had hired illegal aliens, it was a big hush! hush! ordeal, no one were allow to say anything about all the illegal aliens that were hired, and if you try to report them, that was blocked and ignored, at the same time of the hiring of illegal aliens, i watch my relative get turn away from being hired!
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Democrats hate White America
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Mar 31, 2011
 
gluttonous eaters and breeders what else do they do for the world?

disturb it
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Mar 31, 2011
 
If they pay taxes leave them alone the country needs the revenue.
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Chuckie wrote:
If they pay taxes leave them alone the country needs the revenue.
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and f off with the lies
^They don't pay they cost and cost
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DC not PC wrote:
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and f off with the lies
^They don't pay they cost and cost
The federal and state government needs the revenues. They pay taxes that support the federal and state and local governments. Rent, food, gasoline, utilities, and many others.
They pay more taxes than General Electric.
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Chuckie wrote:
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The federal and state government needs the revenues. They pay taxes that support the federal and state and local governments. Rent, food, gasoline, utilities, and many others.
They pay more taxes than General Electric.
Hey
up-chuck YOU LIE

They do NOT pay taxes and the governm,etn needs revenue because they are costing us so much in fraud food stamps welfare scools jailes ruined hospitals police and waste!!!!!!!!!
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DC not PC wrote:
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Hey
up-chuck YOU LIE
They do NOT pay taxes and the governm,etn needs revenue because they are costing us so much in fraud food stamps welfare scools jailes ruined hospitals police and waste!!!!!!!!!
They do pay taxes and never receive the benefits from them like SS and Medicare. They pay more taxes than GE the tax payers welfare.
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Chuckie wrote:
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They do pay taxes and never receive the benefits from them like SS and Medicare. They pay more taxes than GE the tax payers welfare.
Quit lying-nobody believes you ,
They steal soc sec ## from good honest innocent Americans
They do NOT pay taxes but tax the sustainability of a great land they have no right to and should not be in.

They made shit holes of their countries of origin and let the likewise corrupt leaders take everything while they had fiestas and too many kids. they are lazy and uneducated because they are like children out of choice.

there is an excuse for everything and they blame others not themselves for their life.

No puedos I call them while they go on saying si se puede.

Just ask them what it is that they "puede" and they cannot say anything They can't even DO THAT.

So they left their real countries and stole into ours to use the backbone we mustered to consturct the best place on earth so they can trash it like they did theirs.

God does NOT like ugly and GHe sees everything. He knows where HE put them and they truned their lazy backs
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Mary wrote:
<quoted text>They're not "undocumented workers" dumb ass. They're illegal aliens.

There are plenty of teens who mow lawns. I had a nice AMERICAN kid a couple of years ago who mowed my lawn for $10. I would GLADLY mow my own lawn or pay an American $60 to before I'd let an illegal alien on my property for FREE.

You tell nothing but lies. I hope when we get these illegals out of here, we line up so-called Americans like you on a fucking wall, give you your last cigarette, let about 40 illegal alien rapists have at you and then give you what you really deserve!
They are taking our jobs. Lowering our standard of life. And our president is not standing up instead laying down and taking it in the a** with hopes they allow him to ream him in exchange of a re election?#doomed
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DC not PC wrote:
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Quit lying-nobody believes you ,
They steal soc sec ## from good honest innocent Americans
They do NOT pay taxes but tax the sustainability of a great land they have no right to and should not be in.
They made shit holes of their countries of origin and let the likewise corrupt leaders take everything while they had fiestas and too many kids. they are lazy and uneducated because they are like children out of choice.
there is an excuse for everything and they blame others not themselves for their life.
No puedos I call them while they go on saying si se puede.
Just ask them what it is that they "puede" and they cannot say anything They can't even DO THAT.
So they left their real countries and stole into ours to use the backbone we mustered to consturct the best place on earth so they can trash it like they did theirs.
God does NOT like ugly and GHe sees everything. He knows where HE put them and they truned their lazy backs
You simply do not know the facts.
They do pay state and federal taxes.
They pay into SS.
They pay into Medicare.
They pay property insurance.
They property taxes.
They pay sales taxes.
Many of them may pay more taxes than you.

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Chuckie wrote:
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You simply do not know the facts.
They do pay state and federal taxes.
They pay into SS.
They pay into Medicare.
They pay property insurance.
They property taxes.
They pay sales taxes.
Many of them may pay more taxes than you.
And exactly how are they paying these taxes when they do not have a SS#? You cant say with the ITIN since the IRS will not give out immigration status on those who have ITIN and the program was created for people in other countries who for what ever reason need to file taxes in this country.
If they are using stolen SS# then the real owner is screwed with the IRS for years to come. If they are using fake SS# most will file a tax return and get more back than they paid in taxes. Also once they sign that tax return they have then committed fraud against the SSA.
You may think that using a stolen or fake SS# is fine because they are paying taxes but it isnt and it is not a victimless crime.
The property tax, since many live with more than one family per home the property tax they pay is very little.
No matter how much you think they pay in taxes they do not come close to paying as much as they cost the tax payers.
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If they have fake SS# they pay into SS and Medicare and will never receive the benefits but their payment support others. So others benefit from them.
They still pay for property taxes just because they live more economically than others is no excuse for them paying less.
They pay sales taxes on the products they buy.
What they cost others is your opinion.
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Chuckie wrote:
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The federal and state government needs the revenues. They pay taxes that support the federal and state and local governments. Rent, food, gasoline, utilities, and many others.
They pay more taxes than General Electric.
Illegal aliens pay zero taxes.Get off G.E. if you could do the same you know you would.
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sniper wrote:
<quoted text>Illegal aliens pay zero taxes.Get off G.E. if you could do the same you know you would.
They pay many taxes.

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