Immigration overhaul? GOP, Dem senato...

Immigration overhaul? GOP, Dem senators vow action

There are 11 comments on the WDAM-TV Hattiesburg story from Jan 28, 2013, titled Immigration overhaul? GOP, Dem senators vow action. In it, WDAM-TV Hattiesburg reports that:

Side by side, leading Democratic and Republican senators pledged Monday to propel far-reaching immigration legislation through the Senate by summer providing a possible path to citizenship for an estimated 11 million people now in the U.S. illegally.

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Ninthman

“Obama Shames the USA”

Since: Apr 09

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#1 Jan 28, 2013
Both parties want the Mexicans to vote for them.
What is right and what is wrong, or what is fair and what is unfair, has no business in today's politics.
To hell with everyone.
trans mike pooosy

Nha Trang, Vietnam

#2 Jan 28, 2013
Ninthman wrote:
Both parties want the Mexicans to vote for them.
What is right and what is wrong, or what is fair and what is unfair, has no business in today's politics.
To hell with everyone.
9boys! teh robot asking U about dat!! watta U think???:)
Ninthman

“Obama Shames the USA”

Since: Apr 09

Location hidden

#3 Jan 29, 2013
trans mike pooosy wrote:
<quoted text>
9boys! teh robot asking U about dat!! watta U think???:)
I think about CLEVER GLOBO-COMMUNISTS & THEIR USEFUL LIBERAL IDIOTS
Post Turtle

Mountain Home, AR

#4 Jan 29, 2013
All this illegal mexican BS, Making illegals illegal, Making wrong right . Overlooking the fact they violated Federal laws when they sneaked into my country, It's all about votes for the demaRATS. It sure as ha isn't for the good of America and real American people.

“Headed toward the cliff”

Since: Nov 07

Tawas City, Michigan

#5 Jan 29, 2013
McCain & Rubio admit they're trying to buy the vote of Hispanics by supporting amnesty.

Aaaaah, typical Republicans......
Eleanor

Vernon Hills, IL

#6 Jan 29, 2013
"The blueprint focuses on four key areas: a pathway to citizenship for the 11 million illegal immigrants in the U.S., improved border security, an overhaul of the legal immigration system and making it easier for businesses to verify the legal status of workers."

Great idea, but in the wrong order.

First, improve border security.

Then, verify legal status of workers. If they cannot be verified, their job goes to someone WITH legal status.

Wait a couple of years for the VERIFICATION process to work.

INCREASE enforcement and deportation.

Then, improve/expedite the immigration process. ANYONE who wants to get in legally, MUST go to the END of the line, waiting IN their country of origin.
no one no where

Claremont, CA

#7 Jan 29, 2013
note to those whom follow the laws of america and spent thousands of dollars and waited for years to become legal resident and/or citizens of america...IDIOTS!!! it's not a land of laws but a land of votes and future votes.
Anonymous

Wilmette, IL

#8 Jan 29, 2013
Obama is now in Las Vegas speaking on Immigration. You could heard the clueless clapping Seals in the background.Wow,Unbelievable. Where is my mute button !!
American Patriot

Jamaica, NY

#9 Jan 29, 2013
We do need strong immigration reform. but it must Also include the new ungrateful Irish who got ran out of Ireland by the Brits who's organized criminal activity is running amok in midtown manhattan. just go to any irish bar around the madison square area too see the on the run illegal criminal irish bartenders for yourself. who which mi6 is looking for, for IRA terror crimes in England. and the troubling Rightwing pollacks too.

Just to be fair.
CBOW

Abbottstown, PA

#10 Jan 29, 2013
But that didn't stop Obama from interjecting some emotional rhetoric of his own. "A lot of folks forget that most of us used to be them," said the POTUS to loud applause. "Unless you're a native American, you came from someplace else. Somebody brought you."

Immigrants, he said, all "did their part to build our nation. They were the Einsteins and the Carnegies, but also them men and women...who built this country hand by hand, brick by brick."
In the speech Obama endorsed the Senate's bill, announced Monday, which would offer a path to earned citizenship for 11 million undocumented immigrants and said he'd propose his own bill if Congress doesn't act fast. Obama's proposals differ slightly from theirs. His plan includes "passing a background check, paying taxes, paying a penalty, learning English and then going to the back of the line." Now wait a minute, didn't Odumbo claim that small business owners didn't build their businesses, everyone else did. He is so full of shit his eyes are brown!
Eleanor

Vernon Hills, IL

#11 Jan 29, 2013
American Patriot wrote:
We do need strong immigration reform. but it must Also include the new ungrateful Irish who got ran out of Ireland by the Brits who's organized criminal activity is running amok in midtown manhattan. just go to any irish bar around the madison square area too see the on the run illegal criminal irish bartenders for yourself. who which mi6 is looking for, for IRA terror crimes in England. and the troubling Rightwing pollacks too.
Just to be fair.
Unfortunately the Irish illegal immigrants would also be covered by whatever changes are made.

Even IF they are granted AMNESTY.

There is a lot of illegal activity that surrounds the lives of many of the undocumented, in order for them to earn a living (under the table).

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