How America Has Fueled Illegal Immigration

Apr 28, 2011 | Posted by: HS-News | Full story: www.hispanicallyspeakingnews.com

Today's contributor is Hector Luis Alamo, Jr. Hector is a freelance writer and community activist of Honduran-Puerto Rican descent living in Chicago.

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Over building to glut the market to drive the real estate prices/values by creating over supplies of homes apartments and condos. Hah hahh hahhhh!
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It's the US' fault for having better jobs and living conditions than those third world banana republics. Don't bite the hand that feeds, provides medical care, safety, and housing you.

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Why everything is the world the fault of the USA?
If Mexico was the territorial and economic hemispheric rival of the US then they are crybabies when they lost territories. Would they still be whinning if they had won those lands?
The US absolved all debts of Mexico and paid for the lands that were ceeded to the US which Mexico seems to forget.

Why is the average education of a Mexican in Mexico 8th grade when the richest man in the world is living in Mexico and not pressured to help his own country.
If the NAFTA contract was so bad for Mexico why did the Mexican Government sign it.

If the Monroe doctrine was the start of Mexican migration; legal or illegal what did Mexico do to help their own people, it's been over 150 years?

Why does the Mexican government spend so much time teaching their people bilking the system in America from the AMerican taxpayer?

Why do pro open borders not spearate legal from illegal immigrants from Mexico since AMerica welcomes LEGAL Immigrants?

When will Mexico take responsibility for their corruption and incompetence?

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What is Mexico's responsibility? The victim card is wearing vey thin.
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This hurts to say but to a large degree America has fueled illegal immigration (Ouch).
Look around, the government at all levels has provided aid and abetment to the illegal alien, businesses of all sizes continue to hire illegal aliens in droves and the illegal alien in many instances flaunts his/her status knowing they are protected from any legal retribution.
We haven't learned one iota of wisdom from previsous amnesties have we?
I cast no blame whatsoever on the lawabiding citizen who lives by the rules and within the law. I cast all blame on the numerous traitors within this nation who rip to shreads the rule of law for their own benefit and throw the citizenry under the bus at the same time.
The molly coddle of the illegal alien along with the dismantlement of the rule of law is a sad commentary to the depths this nation has taken towards the denouncement of its own law abiding citizenry.
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Simple answer to why do they keep doing what they're doing ... BECAUSE WE LET THEM!!!
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Nafta would have worked except for every tax US took off, Mexico created on the other end. Export tax on the US side became an import tax on Mexico's side.
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Alamo was correct on every point EXCEPT we must DEPORT all illegals. Nothing 'ridiculous' about stopping the criminal welcome mat. Illegals are terrorists, drug runners, weapon runners, diseased, criminals, and mentals.

Shame on our Marxist federals for indeed covertly supporting the destruction of our country with MILLIONS of terrorists voting and selecting their own to RULE OVER US!

Shameful and anti-Christ.
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Who is to blame? Those American Companies that employ those who are not citizens, and the American Government who does not and will not secure the borders. We have a weak government which panders not to the American citizen but to those here illegally. If this Government had any backbone, all the laws would be enforced in regards to illegal immigration.
Mexico needs to keep it's people in Mexico, secure their border, and let the USA secure it's border at all cost. Even if it means a show of force.

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hector alamo can kiss my a#$ he blames americans when he wishes his lousy A#$ country could be like the USA..remember the Alamo Hect..
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it's a kinda islamic barbarian tradition taught by muhammad piss be upon him and his household. don't be surprised.

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UNREAL wrote:
Simple answer to why do they keep doing what they're doing ... BECAUSE WE LET THEM!!!
Don't include me. The average citizen had no power in this whole fiasco. Those in power with their own agenda choked the chicken of Democracy.
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hey hector, eat sh^t! and as for your kin in mexihole and every illegal here they can go home now! WE THE PEOPLE DONT WANT YOUR SMELLY DISEACE RIDDIN FILTH HERE,

PS, ALL YOU FAT UGLY WHITE CHICKS THAT GAVE THEM ANCOR BABYS GO WITH THEM WE DIDNT WANT YOU ANYWAY

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We have used the Latin Americans every time we need them to help us fight our wars and when the economy craps out we want to send them home....this is wrong on so many levels.

It's not the Latin Americans you should be worried about, it's the Free-Trade Bills, Chinese wages and capitalists that don't want to pay legal wages that are doing the harm.

Your anger is misplaced and as usual you don't think about what is truly the root of the problem you let politicians tell you what the problem is.
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Absurdity wrote:
We have used the Latin Americans every time we need them to help us fight our wars and when the economy craps out we want to send them home....this is wrong on so many levels.
It's not the Latin Americans you should be worried about, it's the Free-Trade Bills, Chinese wages and capitalists that don't want to pay legal wages that are doing the harm.
Your anger is misplaced and as usual you don't think about what is truly the root of the problem you let politicians tell you what the problem is.
"We have used the Latin Americans every time we need them to help us fight our wars"
ah BS if, a Mexican national joins the military, he is not illegal, as long as he/she is in the military they live as all other military personell do, same with their families. They can and do apply for citizenship like every other LEGAL app. for US. They could stay in and retire, a citizen.. Free trade has to work both ways or youo'll end up like Mexico.
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There many different angles from which to look at this. For example, were it not for wellfare and extended unemployment benefits, there would be a flood of low wage American citizens entering the market. If an employer has a choice of hiring an illegal for $7 / hour or an American for the same $7, they'll choose to hire the American. Given no other choice, the American will work for that wage. They won't like it, but they'll do it. With no job prospects, the number of illegal workers in America would eventually dwindle, and the American workers could at some point collectively leverage higher wages.
It would be a tough decision, and certainly there would be protests (even riots) during the initial stage. However, not only would it solve the illegal resident problem, but it would be a double benefit, because the taxpayers would no longer be supporting a permanent class of unemployed.
Also, most Americans would just prefer to have regular jobs than rely on a check from the government. Not all but most, and for those who wouldn't prefer to work well... screw'em.
Don't fight logic and reason; that's a fight you will ultimately lose and you'll endure a lot of pain and suffering in the process. It's best to bite the bullet and do what's best for the long run.
Of course for this to happen, we would first need a president and legislature in Washington with the wisdom and resolve to see it through.
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Justin wrote:
There many different angles from which to look at this. For example, were it not for wellfare and extended unemployment benefits, there would be a flood of low wage American citizens entering the market. If an employer has a choice of hiring an illegal for $7 / hour or an American for the same $7, they'll choose to hire the American. Given no other choice, the American will work for that wage. They won't like it, but they'll do it. With no job prospects, the number of illegal workers in America would eventually dwindle, and the American workers could at some point collectively leverage higher wages.
It would be a tough decision, and certainly there would be protests (even riots) during the initial stage. However, not only would it solve the illegal resident problem, but it would be a double benefit, because the taxpayers would no longer be supporting a permanent class of unemployed.
Also, most Americans would just prefer to have regular jobs than rely on a check from the government. Not all but most, and for those who wouldn't prefer to work well... screw'em.
Don't fight logic and reason; that's a fight you will ultimately lose and you'll endure a lot of pain and suffering in the process. It's best to bite the bullet and do what's best for the long run.
Of course for this to happen, we would first need a president and legislature in Washington with the wisdom and resolve to see it through.
You forgot one item, there are people who hire illegals, at a lower wage. they avoid benifits and taxes with someone who will disappear at the drop of a hat.(THINK CONSTRUCTION) Those people should lose business licenses, pay fines and maybe a little jail time.
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Jon24 wrote:
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You forgot one item, there are people who hire illegals, at a lower wage. they avoid benifits and taxes with someone who will disappear at the drop of a hat.(THINK CONSTRUCTION) Those people should lose business licenses, pay fines and maybe a little jail time.
Yes, employment laws should be enforced. There will always be those who want to employ illegal workers for reasons other than just low wages. For example, illegal workers often times end up in illegal and unsafe working conditions. Safety guidelines are not enforced, or they are told by their supervisors to cut corners and ingnore building codes.
An American in the same situation would be more likely to blow the whistle, because they can always walk across the street and find another crummy $7 / hour job without at least the fear of being arrested by INS and deported. An American would also be more up to speed on what the codes are and have a vested interest in safe construction practices, because his own professional reputation on the line. Walking away to assume a new identity is not so much an option, because their ultimate plan is to move on to bigger and better things.
Really, when you think about, the illegal workers are victims. I'm not saying they should be given amnesty and allowed to stay, I'm just saying that illegal immigration breeds a bad environment.
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Justin wrote:
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Yes, employment laws should be enforced. There will always be those who want to employ illegal workers for reasons other than just low wages. For example, illegal workers often times end up in illegal and unsafe working conditions. Safety guidelines are not enforced, or they are told by their supervisors to cut corners and ingnore building codes.
An American in the same situation would be more likely to blow the whistle, because they can always walk across the street and find another crummy $7 / hour job without at least the fear of being arrested by INS and deported. An American would also be more up to speed on what the codes are and have a vested interest in safe construction practices, because his own professional reputation on the line. Walking away to assume a new identity is not so much an option, because their ultimate plan is to move on to bigger and better things.
Really, when you think about, the illegal workers are victims. I'm not saying they should be given amnesty and allowed to stay, I'm just saying that illegal immigration breeds a bad environment.
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Don't include me. The average citizen had no power in this whole fiasco. Those in power with their own agenda choked the chicken of Democracy.
You're so right. The average citizens have no power at all anymore.

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