Sen. Harry Reid to try again with DREAM Act for immigrants

Nov 12, 2010 Full story: www.rgj.com 4,086

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, who was re-elected last week with strong support from Hispanic voters, will make one last push in the final days of the 111th Congress to pass legislation allowing illegal immigrants who were brought to the United States as children to earn legal status if they attend college or serve in the U.S. military.

Friday November 13th 2010 rgj.com

Senator Reid from Nevada makes a final attempt to pass the Dream Act this year. The current version will allow illegal children to earn a path way to citizenship others threw military service.

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Since: Jan 10

Las Vegas, NV

#329 Nov 15, 2010
Rene wrote:
I'm a Californian and a woman of hispanic ancestry. I do not support illegal immigration. I am adamantly opposed to it. My husband is a Canadian immigrant and we had to jump through hoops and pay thousands to an attorney to obtain his green card. My niece by marriage is a blond swede who lost out any hopes of assistance for college while her roommate who is hispanic gained a free ride. The Republicans have not helped the situation in the least. Our lame ass governor, the Terminator, did nothing to help crack down on the problem, nor did our illustrious president, George W. As a matter of fact, in a recent interview whoring his new book, he reiterated that one of his regrets was not getting the McCain/Kennedy "immigration reform" bill through. Our "representatives" on both sides of the aisle are selling us out.
Thanks Rene. Hat's off to you.
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United States

#331 Nov 15, 2010
it is not enough to vote this guy out he should be jailed for treason.
Shady Lady

Mchenry, IL

#332 Nov 15, 2010
Welcome to America Rene, and family. Thank you for following the rules. I know how hard your had to work for it, but citizenship is yours, and no one can take it away.

Since: Sep 10

Location hidden

#333 Nov 15, 2010
Common Cents wrote:
The "Dream Act" is just another attempt by the "Immigrant Rights" groups to circumvent the U.S. Immigration Laws by changing the image of the Illegals (from laborers on street corners waving at contractors' trucks to college students):
http://www.tcunation.com/profiles/blogs/chang...
And that description of them as day laborers is the "dream" description. It's the best they can be but certainly not the usual of what they are.
JON

Pasadena, CA

#334 Nov 15, 2010
Some Humans Are Illegal wrote:
Obama, Dems to meet on DREAM Act
By: Simmi Aujla
November 15, 2010 05:29 PM EST
Sen. Robert Menendez (D-N.J.), Rep. Nydia Velasquez (D-N.Y.) and Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-Ill.) will meet with President Barack Obama Tuesday afternoon to talk about the chances of getting comprehensive immigration reform or the DREAM Act passed in the lame duck session, a House Democratic source said.
Immigration advocates want to know how much the White House supports a vote on either bill in the next few weeks. Menendez said on a conference call with reporters Monday that the White House is “ready and willing” to talk about immigration.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) could bring the DREAM Act to the floor as early as this week.
The measure provides a path to citizenship for young illegal immigrants who attend college for two years or join the military.
The Senate blocked the DREAM Act and a repeal of the military's Don't Ask, Don't Tell policy when both measures were attached to a defense authorization measure in September, just before adjourning for campaign season.
http://www.politico.com/news/stories/1110/451...
I undrestand the passio of the debate,but rightt now its beating a dead horse.They do not have the votes to pass it and when they did you never heard a peep about it.There are democrats in the senate who will vote no on the bill.Gov t please move on no meetings these guys know they DO NOT HAVE THE VOTES.
Chicago Guy

Winnetka, IL

#335 Nov 15, 2010
Shady Lady wrote:
Welcome to America Rene, and family. Thank you for following the rules. I know how hard your had to work for it, but citizenship is yours, and no one can take it away.
She's not an immigrant, dumbass. Some people of "hispanic descent" are actually full-fledged Americans, just like you.

Would that someone could take your citizenship away...
Down and Out

New York, NY

#336 Nov 15, 2010
Storm Warning - Treason is a jailable offense but would you agree that Harry Reid deserves the gallows for his continued and never ending treasonous activities?
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RBS

Colorado Springs, CO

#338 Nov 15, 2010
More Looney Left B S wrote:
<quoted text>Harry Reid says F-uck them, he doesn't owe them anything.
It's the legal and illegal latino's that he owes and wants to repay for their votes that kept him in the Senate.
Brain dead zombies in Nevada, California, Connecticut, New York, etc… are about to reap hell on earth for their stupidity. Sadly, their innocent children will be reaping the pain too.

Please, everyone should remember that unlike adults, children don’t get to vote. It is not a child’s fault that they were born to brain-dead “progressives.” The rest of us should be prepared to feed, house and love innocent children, while their dumb-ass Reid, Pelosi, etc… supporting parents starve and freeze to death.
BillyAryes

United States

#339 Nov 15, 2010
Harry, what a dried out desert douche bag.
BackAtYa

Fort Dodge, IA

#340 Nov 15, 2010
Shady Lady wrote:
Welcome to America Rene, and family. Thank you for following the rules. I know how hard your had to work for it, but citizenship is yours, and no one can take it away.
Actually they can.

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Since: Oct 08

Home is where you park it

#341 Nov 16, 2010
RadicalTim wrote:
How about Americans families that can't afford collage for their children ?
Liberals hate Americans.

“Give the Bear a hug!”

Since: Oct 08

Home is where you park it

#342 Nov 16, 2010
Chicago Guy wrote:
<quoted text>
She's not an immigrant, dumbass. Some people of "hispanic descent" are actually full-fledged Americans, just like you.
Would that someone could take your citizenship away...
Who will take my citizenship away? You? BWAAAAHAHAHAAHAHAHA!

Your bong must be empty.
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United States

#343 Nov 16, 2010
jones wrote:
The Democrats just voted in Harry Reed into Office for another term.
If they think they got an ass kicking this time watch the next round
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Since: Nov 08

Cedar Park, TX

#345 Nov 16, 2010
If the tables were turned, and you had to sneak into Mexico to feed your kids, would you do it--or would you let them starve because you respect Mexico's immigration laws so much?

Since: Nov 08

Location hidden

#346 Nov 16, 2010
Senile old bastards like reid and pelosi have to go.
pug

Berwyn, IL

#347 Nov 16, 2010
Eighthman wrote:
Senile old bastards like reid and pelosi have to go.
Term limits?
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“A Nation of Legal Immigrants”

Since: Nov 07

Lake City Florida,/ Nebraska

#349 Nov 16, 2010
Mr T Bagger wrote:
Harry Reid was "reelected" by the S.E.I.U., which represents most of the employees of Clark County, NV, including the technicians who "serviced" those voting machines. The fix was in, this is the payoff.
SEIU thugs attack



Obama SEIU's Agenda is My Agenda

http://www.youtube.com/watch...

“A Nation of Legal Immigrants”

Since: Nov 07

Lake City Florida,/ Nebraska

#350 Nov 16, 2010
this crazy witch hunt wrote:
<quoted text>
Have you seen this?
The state of our border "fence" (or lack of a fence)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v =t5RPS_iTNiwXX
Unguarded border bridges could be route into US

ACALA, Texas - On each side of a towering West Texas stretch of the $2.4
billion border fence designed to block people from illegally entering the
country, there are two metal footbridges, clear paths into the United States
from Mexico.

The footpaths that could easily guide illegal immigrants and smugglers
across the Rio Grande without getting wet seem to be there because of what
amounts to federal linguistics. While just about anyone would call them
bridges, the U.S.-Mexico group that owns them calls them something else.

"Technically speaking it's not a bridge, it's a grade control structure,"
said Sally Spener, spokeswoman for the International Boundary and Water
Commission, which maintains the integrity of the 1,200-mile river border
between the U.S. and Mexico. The structures under the spans help prevent the
river - and therefore the international border - from shifting.

Whatever they're called, there are fresh sneaker tracks on the structures -
indicating they're being used as passages into the country.

"This is outrageous and yet another example of the federal government
failing miserably in its duty to secure the border from those who wish to do
us harm, and they need to take immediate action to address this situation,"
Katherine Cesinger, spokeswoman for Texas Gov. Rick Perry, said in a
Wednesday statement.

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/us_border_bridges;... --

“A Nation of Legal Immigrants”

Since: Nov 07

Lake City Florida,/ Nebraska

#351 Nov 16, 2010
this crazy witch hunt wrote:
"On a single day in April, in a special cell block deep inside the Pinal County Jail, nearly 400 inmates sat awaiting trial or extradition after being detained trying to cross the Arizona border from Mexico.
Only about half of them were actually from Mexico.
The cell block, owned by Pinal County, but contracted with the Department of Homeland Security, is a way station in the immigration process, where inmates are held after they are detained by the Border Patrol or Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
But it’s where the inmates are from that causes concern for some critics and lawmakers.
On that one day in April, according to records obtained by ABC 15, Homeland Security officials were holding inmates from Iran, Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Egypt, Lebanon, and the Sudan.
“They’re coming from all over,” Arizona Senator Jon Kyl said.“And one wonders whether some of them are coming in here to commit acts of terror.”
Kyl has been tracking the problem since 2002, not long after the September 11 attacks. Since that time, according to an investigation by the House Committee on Homeland Security, intelligence officials have determined members of the terror group Hezbollah have already infiltrated the U.S. by crossing at the southern border.
http://www.abc15.com/dpp/news/region_central_...
http://www.nationalterroralert.com/2010/05/25...
http://www.wnd.com/...
http://www.charlotteobserver.com/2010/06/30/1...
Present-day countries of origin

In March of 2006 the Pew Hispanic Center (PHC) estimated the undocumented
population ranged from 11.5 to 12 million individuals[, a number
supported by the US Government Accountability Office (GAO). Using data
from March of 2004, PHC estimated

Country of Origin Percent of all illegal immigrants

**Mexico 57%**

Central America (and to a lesser extent, South America) 24%
Asia 9%
Europe and Canada 6%
Other 4%

According to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, the countries of
origin for the largest numbers of illegal immigrants are as follows:

Country of Origin Raw Number

**Mexico 5,970,000**

El Salvador 470,000
Guatamala 370,000
India 280,000
China 230,000

The Urban Institute, a research group in Washington, D.C., estimates
"between 65,000 and 75,000 undocumented Canadians currently live in the
United States."

“A Nation of Legal Immigrants”

Since: Nov 07

Lake City Florida,/ Nebraska

#352 Nov 16, 2010
slaves know best wrote:
<quoted text>
I'd like to remind all the "im scared of the other guy" people, that this nation was founded on people who came here from other places. Each of them endured a long period of bigotry and hate from the right before ultimatly being accepted.
For those of you too isolated to have ever experienced the beautiful diversity of our larger nation, I only expect more bigotry because you havn't gotten out there and seen the world like most of the rest of us.
the tea party/republicans are following the platform of the 19th century" KNOW NOTHING party". look it up.
Why is wanting our immigration laws enforced being viewed as racist by the likes of you.?

Do you place so little value on your American citizenship that you're willing to give it to someone that commits an illegal act to get here?

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