Bush says immigrants fill gap in labo...

Bush says immigrants fill gap in labor market

There are 23 comments on the KHOU-TV Houston story from Dec 4, 2012, titled Bush says immigrants fill gap in labor market. In it, KHOU-TV Houston reports that:

As the U.S. debates immigration policy, former President George W. Bush says it should "do so with a benevolent spirit and keep in mind the contribution of immigrant." "Immigrants have helped build the country that we've become and immigrants can help build a dynamic tomorrow," Bush said Tuesday as he opened a conference on the benefits of ... (more)

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#27 Dec 5, 2012
Paul wrote:
there were no laws on immigration until the 1920s so every descendant of anyone coming to the usa before 1920 could be considered illegal.
laws were only introduced in the 1920s based on bias (go read congressional records and comments and you wouldn't believe the racism and other crap spewed out by congress)
" anyone coming to the usa before 1920 could be considered illegal: does it hurt to be such an idiot, or does it come naturally to you?

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#28 Dec 5, 2012
Rob wrote:
this is such a stupid debate and meaningless.
from a native point of view everyone in this country is "illegal".
so were the natives because mankind didnt start in this section of the planet, africa or asia are the current best guesses.
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#29 Dec 5, 2012
Paul wrote:
there were no laws on immigration until the 1920s so every descendant of anyone coming to the usa before 1920 could be considered illegal.
laws were only introduced in the 1920s based on bias (go read congressional records and comments and you wouldn't believe the racism and other crap spewed out by congress)
<psst> ILLEGAL is when someone breaks the immigration law.

If there were no immigration laws before the 1920s, anyone entering the country prior to that time broke no laws and can not be considered to be illegal.

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