Editorial: Seize opportunity for immigration reform

Nov 13, 2012 | Posted by: roboblogger | Full story: Dallas Morning News

So many great opportunities have come and gone to attain real progress on comprehensive immigration reform.

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“A Nation of Legal Immigrants”

Since: Nov 07

Lake City Florida,/ Nebraska

#91 Nov 16, 2012
Three Decades of Mass Immigration

The Legacy of the 1965 Immigration Act

http://www.cis.org/articles/1995/back395.pdf

1965 Immigration act, Quote: Among those who more accurately foresaw the future effects of the change in immigration law was a certain Myra C. Hacker, Vice President of the New Jersey Coalition, who testified at a Senate immigration subcommittee hearing:

"In light of our 5 percent unemployment rate, our worries over the so called population explosion, and our menacingly mounting welfare costs, are we prepared to embrace so great a horde of the world's unfortunates? At the very least, the hidden mathematics of the bill should be made clear to the public so that they may tell their Congressmen how they feel about providing jobs, schools, homes, security against want, citizen education, and a brotherly welcome ... for an indeterminately enormous number of aliens from underprivileged lands."

"We should remember that people accustomed to such marginal existence in their own land will tend to live fully here, to hoard our bounteous minimum wages and our humanitarian welfare handouts ... lower our wage and living standards, disrupt our cultural patterns ..."

"Whatever may be our benevolent intent toward many people,[the bill] fails to give due consideration to the economic needs, the cultural traditions, and the public sentiment of the citizens of the United States." (U.S. Senate, Subcommittee on Immigration and Naturalization of the Committee on the Judiciary, Washington, D.C., Feb. 10, 1965. pp. 681-687.)

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Hart-Celler Act hearings 1965 Quote: Senate immigration subcommittee chairman Edward Kennedy (D-MA.) reassured his colleagues and the nation with the following:

"First, our cities will not be flooded with a million immigrants annually. Under the proposed bill, the present level of immigration remains substantially the same ... Secondly, the ethnic mix of this country will not be upset ... Contrary to the charges in some quarters,[the bill] will not inundate America with immigrants from any one country or area, or the most populated and deprived nations of Africa and Asia ... In the final analysis, the ethnic pattern of immigration under the proposed measure is not expected to change as sharply as the critics seem to think."

Sen. Kennedy concluded by saying,

"The bill will not flood our cities with immigrants. It will not upset the ethnic mix of our society. It will not relax the standards of admission. It will not cause American workers to lose their jobs." (U.S. Senate, Subcommittee on Immigration and Naturalization of the Committee on the Judiciary, Washington, D.C., Feb. 10, 1965. pp. 1-3.)
nym8387

Brooklyn, NY

#93 Nov 16, 2012
Cricket 23 wrote:
<quoted text>
Open Letter to John Gibson,Shawn Hannity,John Boehner,Luis V. Gutierrez & Lindsey Graham
11/9/2012
The gentleman I've listed above are advocating amnesty for the 12-20 million (wag) illegal aliens in our country . I strongly disagree with their position for the following reasons.
In 1986 President Reagan signed off on a bill granting amnesty to 1 1/2- 2 Million illegal aliens, today I wonder how many more of their family members are here now because of the Chain Immigration policy in place?
In the past 26 years since President Reagan signed that bill, because of politicians like Congressman John Boehner , Luis V. Gutierrez and Senator Lindsey Graham who have none nothing to help control our borders except to stick their finger in the dike to appease the voters at home,12-20 Million more illegal aliens (wag) have entered our country and now because the finger caper didn't work their solution to the problem is amnesty.
The message that people like Sean Hannity , John Boehner , Luis V. Gutierrez & Lindsey Graham are sending to immigrants around the world is that if you can enter our country illegally without getting caught and hide out for another 26 years, then sooner or later another amnesty will be granted.
Case in point, a large number of American Hispanic voters including Chicago Congressman Luis V Gutierrez have again rally their support for amnesty, and are using their vote to blackmail the Democrats into granting it. My question is what are those Hispanic Americans basing their support on?
My answer is it's based on the fact that a large number of the illegal aliens are also Hispanics which would appear to make their support based on race.( Google some of Chicago Congressman Luis V Gutierrez's comments on the subject).
Now if I say I don't support amnesty because it's wrong then those same people yell "Racist".
We currently have no control of immigration into our country, yet continue to allow in around 900,000 legal immigrations a year, and now John Gibson,Shawn Hannity,John Boehner,Luis V. Gutierrez & Lindsey Graham want to add 12-20 Million illegal aliens to our population which is now around 315 Million.
My question to John Gibson, Sean Hannity , John Boehner , Luis V. Gutierrez & Lindsey Graham that support amnesty is how many more immigrants legal & illegal entering our country will make you happy?
My closing comment is that violating our immigration laws should not be rewarded with American Citizenship, it's worth more than that! Just because you can walk across our borders or swim / wade across a river doesn't give someone a place at the head of the line here. The line for those people starts inside the border of their own country.
To compound the problem, under the 14 Amendment we have around 300,00 new American Citizens a year born in our country to just illegal Hispanic women, and yes John,Shawn , John B.,Luis & Lindsey a lot of them walk or swim/ wade across our border to have those babies.
Dave
I agree with you 100% the funny thing to me about that last part is that illegal aliens know they come here to have babies soy they can use them as a sympathy factor when getting deported but yet they refuse to admit it. I can guaranty that if birthright citizenship were to end (I'm sure it will soon enough) for the kids of illegals the birth rate among illegal latinas will plummet to the point of anchor baby extinction.
spud

United States

#95 Nov 16, 2012
MyLittlePrincess wrote:
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Didn't know this. What a shame.
I guess he's only looking to protect his own interests but that sure doesn't make him objective or non partial. I have an overactive imagination sometime but when I think of that trio I picture three elephants, trunks wrapped around tails, Murdock first then Hannity then Boehner.

“BetchaMyGollyWow”

Since: Nov 12

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#96 Nov 16, 2012
spud wrote:
<quoted text>I guess he's only looking to protect his own interests but that sure doesn't make him objective or non partial. I have an overactive imagination sometime but when I think of that trio I picture three elephants, trunks wrapped around tails, Murdock first then Hannity then Boehner.
LOL

“BetchaMyGollyWow”

Since: Nov 12

Location hidden

#97 Nov 16, 2012
spud wrote:
<quoted text>I guess he's only looking to protect his own interests but that sure doesn't make him objective or non partial. I have an overactive imagination sometime but when I think of that trio I picture three elephants, trunks wrapped around tails, Murdock first then Hannity then Boehner.
I've been listening to Hannity for a long,long time and for him to all of a sudden change his stance caught me by surprise. When someones does that, he loses all credibility in my eyes. So now I refuse to tune into his show,period. America is going through a lot and for anyone to advocate Amnesty/Immigration Reform or whatever they want to call it,,,, it's insanity. Keep doing(giving Amnesty) and expecting different results. Never going to happen. Illegals will continue to come in and demand more and more until they settle even more into our Political Arena and change our laws for their own benefit.Period.
spud

United States

#98 Nov 16, 2012
MyLittlePrincess wrote:
<quoted text>
I've been listening to Hannity for a long,long time and for him to all of a sudden change his stance caught me by surprise. When someones does that, he loses all credibility in my eyes. So now I refuse to tune into his show,period. America is going through a lot and for anyone to advocate Amnesty/Immigration Reform or whatever they want to call it,,,, it's insanity. Keep doing(giving Amnesty) and expecting different results. Never going to happen. Illegals will continue to come in and demand more and more until they settle even more into our Political Arena and change our laws for their own benefit.Period.
I couln't agree more.

Since: Jul 11

Location hidden

#99 Nov 16, 2012
MyLittlePrincess wrote:
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I've been listening to Hannity for a long,long time and for him to all of a sudden change his stance caught me by surprise. When someones does that, he loses all credibility in my eyes. So now I refuse to tune into his show,period. America is going through a lot and for anyone to advocate Amnesty/Immigration Reform or whatever they want to call it,,,, it's insanity. Keep doing(giving Amnesty) and expecting different results. Never going to happen. Illegals will continue to come in and demand more and more until they settle even more into our Political Arena and change our laws for their own benefit.Period.
After several years i tuned out at about the same time you did. Him and others are selling out strickly for political gaines,the word treason comes to mind.
ronnie

Brigham City, UT

#100 Nov 16, 2012
Cricket 23 wrote:
Open Letter to John Gibson,Shawn Hannity,John Boehner,Luis V. Gutierrez & Lindsey Graham
11/9/2012
The gentleman I've listed above are advocating amnesty for the 12-20 million (wag) illegal aliens in our country . I strongly disagree with their position for the following reasons.
In 1986 President Reagan signed off on a bill granting amnesty to 1 1/2- 2 Million illegal aliens, today I wonder how many more of their family members are here now because of the Chain Immigration policy in place?
In the past 26 years since President Reagan signed that bill, because of politicians like Congressman John Boehner , Luis V. Gutierrez and Senator Lindsey Graham who have none nothing to help control our borders except to stick their finger in the dike to appease the voters at home,12-20 Million more illegal aliens (wag) have entered our country and now because the finger caper didn't work their solution to the problem is amnesty.
The message that people like Sean Hannity , John Boehner , Luis V. Gutierrez & Lindsey Graham are sending to immigrants around the world is that if you can enter our country illegally without getting caught and hide out for another 26 years, then sooner or later another amnesty will be granted.
Case in point, a large number of American Hispanic voters including Chicago Congressman Luis V Gutierrez have again rally their support for amnesty, and are using their vote to blackmail the Democrats into granting it. My question is what are those Hispanic Americans basing their support on?
My answer is it's based on the fact that a large number of the illegal aliens are also Hispanics which would appear to make their support based on race.( Google some of Chicago Congressman Luis V Gutierrez's comments on the subject).
Now if I say I don't support amnesty because it's wrong then those same people yell "Racist".
We currently have no control of immigration into our country, yet continue to allow in around 900,000 legal immigrations a year, and now John Gibson,Shawn Hannity,John Boehner,Luis V. Gutierrez & Lindsey Graham want to add 12-20 Million illegal aliens to our population which is now around 315 Million.
My question to John Gibson, Sean Hannity , John Boehner , Luis V. Gutierrez & Lindsey Graham that support amnesty is how many more immigrants legal & illegal entering our country will make you happy?
My closing comment is that violating our immigration laws should not be rewarded with American Citizenship, it's worth more than that! Just because you can walk across our borders or swim / wade across a river doesn't give someone a place at the head of the line here. The line for those people starts inside the border of their own country.
To compound the problem, under the 14 Amendment we have around 300,00 new American Citizens a year born in our country to just illegal Hispanic women, and yes John,Shawn , John B.,Luis & Lindsey a lot of them walk or swim/ wade across our border to have those babies.
Dave
The far right wing nut job's like Hannity, are going to lose their job's. People are refusing to listen to their programs any longer because they sound insane.The Politicians and mentioned above, only want power, and also see their jobs going away if they don't change their attitudes and roll over for the illegals. We need a strong honest competent leader in this Country to get a handle on the voting base. Continue to allow third world visa over stayers to determine the outcome of this Country is outrageous.

“A Nation of Legal Immigrants”

Since: Nov 07

Lake City Florida,/ Nebraska

#102 Nov 18, 2012
HYPOCRISY - Harry Reid said in 1993 what Republicans say now about Illegal Immigrants

“Legals against Illegals!”

Since: Dec 11

Willing to stand and Fight!

#103 Nov 18, 2012
Cricket 23 wrote:
<quoted text>
Open Letter to John Gibson,Shawn Hannity,John Boehner,Luis V. Gutierrez & Lindsey Graham
11/9/2012
The gentleman I've listed above are advocating amnesty for the 12-20 million (wag) illegal aliens in our country . I strongly disagree with their position for the following reasons.
In 1986 President Reagan signed off on a bill granting amnesty to 1 1/2- 2 Million illegal aliens, today I wonder how many more of their family members are here now because of the Chain Immigration policy in place?
In the past 26 years since President Reagan signed that bill, because of politicians like Congressman John Boehner , Luis V. Gutierrez and Senator Lindsey Graham who have none nothing to help control our borders except to stick their finger in the dike to appease the voters at home,12-20 Million more illegal aliens (wag) have entered our country and now because the finger caper didn't work their solution to the problem is amnesty.
The message that people like Sean Hannity , John Boehner , Luis V. Gutierrez & Lindsey Graham are sending to immigrants around the world is that if you can enter our country illegally without getting caught and hide out for another 26 years, then sooner or later another amnesty will be granted.
Case in point, a large number of American Hispanic voters including Chicago Congressman Luis V Gutierrez have again rally their support for amnesty, and are using their vote to blackmail the Democrats into granting it. My question is what are those Hispanic Americans basing their support on?
My answer is it's based on the fact that a large number of the illegal aliens are also Hispanics which would appear to make their support based on race.( Google some of Chicago Congressman Luis V Gutierrez's comments on the subject).
Now if I say I don't support amnesty because it's wrong then those same people yell "Racist".
We currently have no control of immigration into our country, yet continue to allow in around 900,000 legal immigrations a year, and now John Gibson,Shawn Hannity,John Boehner,Luis V. Gutierrez & Lindsey Graham want to add 12-20 Million illegal aliens to our population which is now around 315 Million.
My question to John Gibson, Sean Hannity , John Boehner , Luis V. Gutierrez & Lindsey Graham that support amnesty is how many more immigrants legal & illegal entering our country will make you happy?
My closing comment is that violating our immigration laws should not be rewarded with American Citizenship, it's worth more than that! Just because you can walk across our borders or swim / wade across a river doesn't give someone a place at the head of the line here. The line for those people starts inside the border of their own country.
To compound the problem, under the 14 Amendment we have around 300,00 new American Citizens a year born in our country to just illegal Hispanic women, and yes John,Shawn , John B.,Luis & Lindsey a lot of them walk or swim/ wade across our border to have those babies.
Dave
Damn,Well Said!!!!!!!!!!

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