Film sheds light on plight of illegal immigrants
In Walter Salles's 2004 movie The Motorcycle Diaries, Gael GarcA a Bernal and Rodrigo de la Serna retrace the 1952 journey of a young Che Guevara and his buddy Alberto Granado through South America.
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#1 Nov 23, 2013
If these people would stay home and work and fight to IMPROVE their OWN countries there wouold be no need to become illegal aliens!
STOP having kids you CANNOT support and STOP making your problems ours!!
Since: Sep 07
#2 Nov 23, 2013
I agree 100%.
#3 Nov 23, 2013
Oh and get the hell out.
#4 Nov 23, 2013
Grand Sons and Daughters of a vagabond only criticize the undocumented !
#5 Nov 23, 2013
So get the hell out.
#6 Nov 23, 2013
you and what army "chile"
“A Nation of Legal Immigrants”
Since: Nov 07
Lake City Florida,/ Nebraska
#8 Nov 24, 2013
Alien, Immigrant, Illegal Alien, Undocumented Immigrant
These related terms are often used in deliberately confusing and conflicting
ways. Here is a set of definitions that will help you sort out the
IMMIGRANT: In popular usage, an "immigrant" is generally understood to be a
person who migrates to another country, usually for permanent residence.
Under this definition, therefore, an "immigrant" is an alien admitted to the
U.S. as a lawful permanent resident. The emphasis in this definition is
upon the presumptions that (1) the immigrant followed U.S. laws and
procedures in establishing residence in our country; (2) he or she wishes to
reside here permanently; and (3) he or she swears allegiance to our country
or at least solemnly affirms that he/she will observe and respect our laws
and our Constitution.
ALIEN: By contrast, an "alien" is generally understood to be a foreigner --
a person who comes from a foreign country -- who does not owe allegiance to
ILLEGAL ALIEN: An "illegal alien" is a foreigner who (1) does not owe
allegiance to our country; and (2) who has violated our laws and customs in
establishing residence in our country. He or she is therefore a criminal
under applicable U.S. laws.
The term "illegal alien" is used by U.S. citizens who believe that
non-citizens entering our country must comply with our immigration laws.
The term "illegal alien" is predicated upon U.S. immigration law
which requires foreigners entering the U.S. to comply with our country's
rules and laws regarding entry into, and residence within, our country.
UNDOCUMENTED IMMIGRANT: The term "undocumented immigrant" is an oxymoron
(the parts conflict). An immigrant is synonymous with "permanent legal
resident." The old term for the document authorizing a permanent legal
resident is "green card." The term "undocumented" is derived from the
accurate term "undocumented aliens" who are often called "border crossers."
Proper terms are "illegal alien" or "undocumented alien" but not
"undocumented immigrant." Although not commonly used, the term "documented
alien" accurately refers to foreign nationals who have an unexpired
non-immigrant visa such as H-1B.
Most U.S. citizens do not use the term "undocumented immigrant"
and prefer, instead, the more descriptive and accurate term "illegal alien".
The term "undocumented immigrant" is used by those who believe in
"open borders", i.e., non-regulation of foreigners entering into and assuming residence in the U.S., including even those foreigners who owe allegiance to a foreign government and/or who may intend harm to the U.S.
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