Thousands in Ecuadorian city protest against Arizona immigration Law

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Thousands in Ecuadorian city protest against Arizona immigration Law QUITO - Several thousand people took to the streets of Ecuador's southern major city of Cuenca on Friday to protest an immigration law of the U.S. state of Arizona.

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NWG

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People need to understand the law is not against immigration. It is against people being in the country illegally.
Do the proper paper work, apply for your visa and wait for it to get issued. RIGHT! This is what we did for my wife and kids from Ecuador. My wife supports the Arizona law completely.
Or you could come to the US and overstay your tourist visa. Get a fake social security card and identification. Sign up for government services. Have your baby in the States, medical paid for by the generous taxpayers of the US. Get citizenship for your child because he/she was born in the US. Get government assistance for housing, food and medical compliments once again of the generous US taxpayers. WRONG!
DO THINGS THE CORRECT WAY!
What do you suppose would happen to me in Ecuador if there was a crackdown on immigration? Would I be singled out because of my skin color (I am a gringo)? Yes. Would I be happy to show my documents? Yes. Would I be able to cry out about human rights violations and racial profiling if the police questioned me? NO. Stop complaining about immigration laws. Immigration is good if it is done right. Follow the law.
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Referendum requires filing 76,682 voter signatures by 90 days. But Still at most of online polls people support the Law. make your voice heard on http://immigration.civiltalks.com/
Is it not stupid to fight with Mexicans for a job in the fields at the national level?
Mexicans are hard working, fellow who just came here to do work that Americans, including blacks, will not do!
Drunk Drivers R Murderers

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Evelyn wrote:
Mexicans are hard working, fellow who just came here to do work that Americans, including blacks, will not do!
HAHAHA. You criminal lovers have to come up with a better line than that. People just laugh at such talk now. Everyone knows illegals come here for the freebies. Maybe the man has a job but his wife and 8 kids are living off the taxpayers.
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Jun 20, 2010
 
NWG wrote:
People need to understand the law is not against immigration. It is against people being in the country illegally.
Do the proper paper work, apply for your visa and wait for it to get issued. RIGHT! This is what we did for my wife and kids from Ecuador. My wife supports the Arizona law completely.
Or you could come to the US and overstay your tourist visa. Get a fake social security card and identification. Sign up for government services. Have your baby in the States, medical paid for by the generous taxpayers of the US. Get citizenship for your child because he/she was born in the US. Get government assistance for housing, food and medical compliments once again of the generous US taxpayers. WRONG!
DO THINGS THE CORRECT WAY!
What do you suppose would happen to me in Ecuador if there was a crackdown on immigration? Would I be singled out because of my skin color (I am a gringo)? Yes. Would I be happy to show my documents? Yes. Would I be able to cry out about human rights violations and racial profiling if the police questioned me? NO. Stop complaining about immigration laws. Immigration is good if it is done right. Follow the law.
You said it ALL! I am sick and tired of people using the racist excuse. http://illegalsgetout.blogspot.com/2010/06/no...
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Jun 20, 2010
 
NWG wrote:
People need to understand the law is not against immigration. It is against people being in the country illegally.
Do the proper paper work, apply for your visa and wait for it to get issued. RIGHT! This is what we did for my wife and kids from Ecuador. My wife supports the Arizona law completely.
Or you could come to the US and overstay your tourist visa. Get a fake social security card and identification. Sign up for government services. Have your baby in the States, medical paid for by the generous taxpayers of the US. Get citizenship for your child because he/she was born in the US. Get government assistance for housing, food and medical compliments once again of the generous US taxpayers. WRONG!
DO THINGS THE CORRECT WAY!
What do you suppose would happen to me in Ecuador if there was a crackdown on immigration? Would I be singled out because of my skin color (I am a gringo)? Yes. Would I be happy to show my documents? Yes. Would I be able to cry out about human rights violations and racial profiling if the police questioned me? NO. Stop complaining about immigration laws. Immigration is good if it is done right. Follow the law.
Please, the only thing Mexicans work harder at, is working our free social services system via their American-born children, and drinking themselves into oblivion to further lose the limited brain cells they already have.
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Jun 20, 2010
 
So sorry NWG, this was directed to a very misguided Evelyn. Again, please accept my sincere apology.
ecuachet

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Jun 25, 2010
 
All of this is a bunch of crap...I live here, and this not happening. The coastal atrocities are for real and must be considered, but in the highlands it just ain't so.

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Jun 27, 2010
 
I have some news for my fellow Americans. When GWB toughened the immigration laws when he was in office guess what happened?

Farmers complained that they had NO workers to harvest their crops. Americans do not want to work on any farm to pick fruit or vegetables! The farmers plowed under the crops that needed to be harvested. This produced shortages and higher costs at the supermarket. You can't have it both ways people. Don't want higher prices at the supermarket then pony up and get in the fields to harvest.

Also most Mexicans are hard working people. The issue is Mexicans but our immigration policies. If you want to come to the US from another country you need to show: You have money in the bank, have property, have a job in your current country and you have to explain why you want to live in the USA.

So for many people, being an illegal is the only way to get here.
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Jul 23, 2010
 
I live in arizona. I am an educated Latina from Quito, Ecuador and it saddens me to live here knowing that millions of my people will suffer regardless of their country of origin.
VIVIANA

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Jul 23, 2010
 
YOU ARE. IGNORANT. LEGALVP@yahoo.com
VIVIANA

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Jul 23, 2010
 
immigration law in AZ is simply an abuse of discretion. To you Mr. FOLLOW THE LAW you are ignorant and need. To be educated.
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Jul 23, 2010
 
Mr FOLLOW THE LAW AKA "gringo". I bet you earn less than 100K YOU SURE. SOUND LIKE IT I WOULD LOVE TO TEACH for free as a good deed.
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Jul 24, 2010
 
What a pity I feel for this people.
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Jul 26, 2010
 
Viviana
This country has laws and you have to respect the laws. This country has become powerful, because of its organization, and a foundation of laws
This illegal avalanche is destroying the fabric upon which this country was built.
Your case makes my point, you like most illegals do not care to respect our laws
you are “savidos” that are constantly looking for ways to circumvent the laws.
Your country Ecuador is a mess because the masses think like you do.
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Aug 18, 2010
 
Vivian Padilla wrote:
I live in arizona. I am an educated Latina from Quito, Ecuador and it saddens me to live here knowing that millions of my people will suffer regardless of their country of origin.
I don't understand - who is suffering over illegal immigration into AZ?
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Aug 18, 2010
 
Why a protest against AZ in Ecuador? I mean seriously. Why???
Rosa

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Aug 18, 2010
 
latino_gringo wrote:
I have some news for my fellow Americans. When GWB toughened the immigration laws when he was in office guess what happened?
Farmers complained that they had NO workers to harvest their crops. Americans do not want to work on any farm to pick fruit or vegetables! The farmers plowed under the crops that needed to be harvested. This produced shortages and higher costs at the supermarket. You can't have it both ways people. Don't want higher prices at the supermarket then pony up and get in the fields to harvest.
Also most Mexicans are hard working people. The issue is Mexicans but our immigration policies. If you want to come to the US from another country you need to show: You have money in the bank, have property, have a job in your current country and you have to explain why you want to live in the USA.
So for many people, being an illegal is the only way to get here.
Cry me a river!
Rosa

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Aug 18, 2010
 
NWG wrote:
People need to understand the law is not against immigration. It is against people being in the country illegally.
Do the proper paper work, apply for your visa and wait for it to get issued. RIGHT! This is what we did for my wife and kids from Ecuador. My wife supports the Arizona law completely.
Or you could come to the US and overstay your tourist visa. Get a fake social security card and identification. Sign up for government services. Have your baby in the States, medical paid for by the generous taxpayers of the US. Get citizenship for your child because he/she was born in the US. Get government assistance for housing, food and medical compliments once again of the generous US taxpayers. WRONG!
DO THINGS THE CORRECT WAY!
What do you suppose would happen to me in Ecuador if there was a crackdown on immigration? Would I be singled out because of my skin color (I am a gringo)? Yes. Would I be happy to show my documents? Yes. Would I be able to cry out about human rights violations and racial profiling if the police questioned me? NO. Stop complaining about immigration laws. Immigration is good if it is done right. Follow the law.
I agree with you. Ecuador should fix their own problems and stay the heck out of our business.
Rosa

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Aug 18, 2010
 
Michael wrote:
Viviana
This country has laws and you have to respect the laws. This country has become powerful, because of its organization, and a foundation of laws
This illegal avalanche is destroying the fabric upon which this country was built.
Your case makes my point, you like most illegals do not care to respect our laws
you are “savidos” that are constantly looking for ways to circumvent the laws.
Your country Ecuador is a mess because the masses think like you do.
I don't know how Ecuadorians think, but if they are protesting AZ laws, then I don't believe these protestors are thinking very clearly. Don't they have enough to protest about in their own Country?
Rosa

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Aug 18, 2010
 
Evelyn wrote:
Referendum requires filing 76,682 voter signatures by 90 days. But Still at most of online polls people support the Law. make your voice heard on http://immigration.civiltalks.com/
Is it not stupid to fight with Mexicans for a job in the fields at the national level?
Mexicans are hard working, fellow who just came here to do work that Americans, including blacks, will not do!
WOW, this mentality is exactly why lawbreakers are losing their arguments. Supporters of illegal immigration just want illegal status Mexicans to pick our crops??? And, excuse me - "do work that Americans, including blacks, will not do". You've got to be kidding me. Is this really even an argument for illegal immigration? Cheap, menial labor will disappear??? Shocking!

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