Oscar nominee Demian Bichir speaks fo...

Oscar nominee Demian Bichir speaks for millions of undocumented immigrants like me

There are 17 comments on the Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch story from Feb 10, 2012, titled Oscar nominee Demian Bichir speaks for millions of undocumented immigrants like me. In it, Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch reports that:

You've never met a character quite like the one DemiA n Bichir plays in his Oscar-nominated turn in A Better Life , a little-seen but must-watch film for anyone who wants to have a real conversation about immigration in America.

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Mike

Shorewood, IL

#1 Feb 10, 2012
Another fantasy pretending to show why Americans should pay to have their contry destroyed!
Vic S

AOL

#2 Feb 10, 2012
Our generation has so little pride in our citizenship that we glorify those who ignore our immigration laws? Boy, are we a pathetic bunch of brain dead Losers.

Since: Aug 11

Location hidden

#3 Feb 10, 2012
a waste of time as is all things meant to make illegal aliens look like anything other than criminals.
annie

Naperville, IL

#4 Feb 10, 2012
Who is Demian Bichir & why should I care?

Why don't illegals fight for their rights in their homeland?

Do I care what people who broke into my country think?

Why isn't the Washington Post using e-verify?

Has the author paid back the American citizens for all the welfare she received?

Why do all invading countries not realize that we are a counry with laws, customs, traditions that we do not want to give up just as much as they want to keep theirs?

Why should I?

This is our country; love it or leave it.

“Legals against Illegals!”

Since: Dec 11

Willing to stand and Fight!

#5 Feb 10, 2012
annie wrote:
Who is Demian Bichir & why should I care?
Why don't illegals fight for their rights in their homeland?
Do I care what people who broke into my country think?
Why isn't the Washington Post using e-verify?
Has the author paid back the American citizens for all the welfare she received?
Why do all invading countries not realize that we are a counry with laws, customs, traditions that we do not want to give up just as much as they want to keep theirs?
Why should I?
This is our country; love it or leave it.
Well said!

http://redbloodedamericans.webs.com/

“Legals against Illegals!”

Since: Dec 11

Willing to stand and Fight!

#6 Feb 10, 2012
He does NOT speak for me!!!!!

http://redbloodedamericans.webs.com/
Joey Sanchez

AOL

#7 Feb 10, 2012
Get over it folks........the day of the white man in America was the day before yesterday.
Learn Spanish or soon you will find it hard to get a job besides maid, nannie, gardener or laborer in Meximerica........The Worm has turned. If you don't adjust to the new realities you will be miserable.

“Legals against Illegals!”

Since: Dec 11

Willing to stand and Fight!

#8 Feb 10, 2012
Joey Sanchez wrote:
Get over it folks........the day of the white man in America was the day before yesterday.
Learn Spanish or soon you will find it hard to get a job besides maid, nannie, gardener or laborer in Meximerica........The Worm has turned. If you don't adjust to the new realities you will be miserable.
Nope,not gonna happen the new realitie is that more and more Americans are taking notice and want it stopped!
Mexica Nation

Rialto, CA

#9 Feb 10, 2012
DfwDude wrote:
<quoted text>
Nope,not gonna happen the new realitie is that more and more Americans are taking notice and want it stopped!
More and more Americans are getting old with an average in the low 40's.While the average age of Mexicans is in the mid 20's.Do the math and learn a little Spanish for your own good.

“Legals against Illegals!”

Since: Dec 11

Willing to stand and Fight!

#11 Feb 10, 2012
Mexica Nation wrote:
<quoted text>More and more Americans are getting old with an average in the low 40's.While the average age of Mexicans is in the mid 20's.Do the math and learn a little Spanish for your own good.
The tide against illegals is getting stronger every day!
Learn spanish,why? It,s a crap language!
no,better idea learn English!!
Bazinga

Newport Beach, CA

#12 Feb 10, 2012
DfwDude wrote:
<quoted text>
The tide against illegals is getting stronger every day!
Learn spanish,why? It,s a crap language!
no,better idea learn English!!
Yeah, I noticed in the web site you are promoting here, 26 members, what a number. Let me know when you get to 30, maybe we can have a celebration party. Lol.

Since: Sep 09

Location hidden

#13 Feb 10, 2012
Joey Sanchez wrote:
Get over it folks........the day of the white man in America was the day before yesterday.
Learn Spanish or soon you will find it hard to get a job besides maid, nannie, gardener or laborer in Meximerica........The Worm has turned. If you don't adjust to the new realities you will be miserable.
Do a bit of research;Hispanics have the highest high school drop-out rates of any ethnicity,even into the third generation.How is an uneducated horde going to control the U.S.? Hispanic out-of-wedlock births-a prime factor in foreseeing future poverty and govt. dependence-has caught up and will soon surpass the stats for African-Americans.

“Legals against Illegals!”

Since: Dec 11

Willing to stand and Fight!

#14 Feb 10, 2012
Bazinga wrote:
<quoted text> Yeah, I noticed in the web site you are promoting here, 26 members, what a number. Let me know when you get to 30, maybe we can have a celebration party. Lol.
unregistered poster.......big woop!
libby

United States

#15 Feb 11, 2012
Joey Sanchez wrote:
Get over it folks........the day of the white man in America was the day before yesterday.
Learn Spanish or soon you will find it hard to get a job besides maid, nannie, gardener or laborer in Meximerica........The Worm has turned. If you don't adjust to the new realities you will be miserable.
I am a retired black American and it's NOT "the day of the white man that was the day before yesterday", it is the American rule of law. America has laws that must be obeyed. Illegals don't have the guts to demand from your government but come to America to demand. We Americans must obey or go to jail. I was a victim of identity theft and it was pure he$$ to get straight. Illegals are thieves and that's it. Go home and America is not your home. You are invaders.And please stop using Jesus. Read all 10 commandments!!!

Since: Apr 10

Houston, TX

#17 Feb 12, 2012
libby wrote:
<quoted text>
I am a retired black American and it's NOT "the day of the white man that was the day before yesterday", it is the American rule of law. America has laws that must be obeyed. Illegals don't have the guts to demand from your government but come to America to demand. We Americans must obey or go to jail. I was a victim of identity theft and it was pure he$$ to get straight. Illegals are thieves and that's it. Go home and America is not your home. You are invaders.And please stop using Jesus. Read all 10 commandments!!!
"Illegal immigrants are not “undocumented.” They have fraudulent documents such as counterfeit Social Security cards, forged drivers licenses, fake “green cards,” and phony birth certificates. Experts suggest that approximately 75 percent of working-age illegal aliens use fraudulent Social Security cards to obtain employment.

Most (98 percent) Social Security number (SSN) thieves use their own names with stolen numbers. The federal E-Verify program, now mandated in only 14 states, can detect this fraud. Universal, mandatory use of E-Verify would curb this and stop virtually 100 percent of child identity theft.

Illegal immigration and high levels of identity theft go hand-in-hand. States with the most illegal immigration also have high levels of job-related identity theft. In Arizona, 33 percent or all identity theft is job-related (as opposed to identity theft motivated simply by profit). In Texas it is 27 percent; in New Mexico, 23 percent; in Colorado, 22 percent; California, 20 percent; and in Nevada, 16 percent. Eight of the 10 states with the highest percentage of illegal aliens in their total population are among the top 10 states in identity theft (Arizona, California, Florida, Texas, Nevada, New York, Georgia, and Colorado).

Children are prime targets. In Arizona, it is estimated that over one million children are victims of identity theft. In Utah, 1,626 companies were found to be paying wages to the SSNs of children on public assistance under the age of 13. These individuals suffer very real and very serious consequences in their lives.

Illegal aliens commit felonies in order to get jobs. Illegal aliens who use fraudulent documents, perjure themselves on I-9 forms, and commit identity theft in order to get jobs are committing serious offenses and are not “law abiding.”

Illegally employed aliens send billions of dollars annually to their home countries, rather than spending it in the United States and helping stimulate the American economy. In October 2008 alone,$2.4 billion was transferred to Mexico.

Tolerance of corruption erodes the rule of law. Corruption is a serious problem in most illegal aliens’ home countries. Allowing it to flourish here paves the way for additional criminal activity and increased corruption throughout society.

Leaders support perpetrators and ignore victims. Political, civic, religious, business, education, and media leaders blame Americans for “forcing” illegal aliens to commit document fraud and identity theft. No similar concern is expressed for the American men, women, and children whose lives are destroyed in the process.

The Social Security Administration and Internal Revenue Service facilitate illegal immigrant-driven identity theft. Both turn a blind eye to massive SSN fraud and take no action to stop it. The Social Security Administration assigns SSNs to new-born infants that are being used illegally. The IRS demands that victims pay taxes on wages earned by illegal aliens using their stolen SSNs, while taking no action to stop the identity theft."

http://www.cis.org/IdentityTheft
Carl S

AOL

#21 Feb 12, 2012
sterco wrote:
<quoted text>But what percentage of the population are each race? That would be a revealing fact now wouldn't it? Which race would be more likely to be on the dole?
Next year Calif Governor Brown promises new trucks and free rent for all the Undocumented. The Calif Democratic Party is hoping this will entice another 10 million Mexicans to "choose california' when they sneak across the Border.

Viva La Raza Viva Obama Viva MEXICO
Mike

Shorewood, IL

#22 Feb 12, 2012
It wouldn't matter id mexicans couls $&IT gold bricks. They are mexicans and are not wanted nor will they be allowed to stay in the USA!
They keep pushing thinking that we are to compassionate to resort to violence. Violence is what we do best. It may be the only solution.
And please do compare it to the nazis final solution, but remember...mexicans are NOT Gods chosen people! On the contrary.

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