The Immigration Reform Needed by Refu...

The Immigration Reform Needed by Refugees

There are 4 comments on the Examiner.com story from Apr 4, 2014, titled The Immigration Reform Needed by Refugees. In it, Examiner.com reports that:

Most of the national discussion of immigration reform is from the perspective of South Americans who have the physical ability to cross our Southern border between legal checkpoints, in addition to the very limited ability to come legally.

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“A Nation of Legal Immigrants”

Level 8

Since: Nov 07

Lake City Florida,/ Nebraska

#2 Apr 5, 2014
American Workers Continue to Pick up Jobs Left Vacant by Immigration Raids

A new report in USA Today finds that unemployed U.S. citizens continue to

fill up jobs left vacant by immigration raids, particularly at meatpacking

and poultry plants. The reports says that plants impacted by the raids were

back up and running at full capacity within months of the raids.

Vanderbilt University professor Carol Swain said the raids were beneficial

to the American workforce.

"Whenever there's an immigration raid, you find white, black and legal

immigrant labor lining up to do those jobs that Americans will supposedly

not do," Prof. Swain said in the USA Today article.

The USA Today report cites a study conducted by Steven Camarota at the

Center for Immigration Studies that found Americans holding the majority of

positions in fields that many claim are dominated by illegal aliens.

For more on this story, see USA Today.

http://www.numbersusa.com/cont ...

“A Nation of Legal Immigrants”

Level 8

Since: Nov 07

Lake City Florida,/ Nebraska

#5 Apr 12, 2014
(The 2014 United States elections will be held on Tuesday, November
4, 2014. During this midterm election year, all 435 seats in the United
States House of
Representatives and 33 of the 100 seats in the United States Senate will be
contested in this election. Get out and VOTE!!!!)

And remember a new Broom sweeps clean!

“A Nation of Legal Immigrants”

Level 8

Since: Nov 07

Lake City Florida,/ Nebraska

#6 May 6, 2014
Oct 29, 2013 First 'Obama station' Debuts in Detroit, Seventy Planned Nationwide

As the battle over Obamacare rages in Washington, the White House is quietly using a little known provision of the law to roll out a nationwide network of free gas stations for minorities and the poor. According to a report in The Detroit News this morning, the administration is using its authority under the Affordable Care Act to "improve transportation routes to hospitals" to dispense gasoline free of cost in disadvantaged neighborhoods.

The $2 billion-a-year program aims to distribute 40 million gallons of free gasoline each year through 70 new gas stations constructed in major metropolitan areas. The Department of Health and Human Services (DHS) will be responsible for operating the network, whose first station opened yesterday in Detroit.

"It's not something we're publicizing very much, for obvious reasons," explains Dori Salcido, assistant DHS secretary for public affairs. "But under the law we are well within our rights to offer this service, and we think it's good public policy.

"How are people supposed to get to the doctor's office if they don't have gas in their cars? Health insurance is worthless if you can't make your appointment. This is just another fine example of government stepping in and solving big problems."

No Gas for You
Although some developing oil-rich nations like Venezuela and Indonesia subsidize gasoline for the poor, the practice has never before been tried in the United States. The plans are proving controversial with some taxpayers who are loathe to see their money go to subsidize others.

"So basically I'm being punished for not living in the ghetto," says Colin Blair, a white person from the affluent Detroit suburb of Farmington Hills. "I have three kids and a mortgage. Life isn't cheap for me either. I could use some free gasoline too."

An investigation into the station's operations, however, reveals that Blair is unlikely to be able to use the service. "Supposedly access to the station is determined by income," says Ebony Jackson, manager of the first Obama station. "But it's pretty unrealistic to do an income check on each and every driver. So what we do is basically let all the black people pump for free, and charge all the white people the market rate."
wild child

Brooklyn, NY

#7 May 6, 2014
Out out out,

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