Hispanic lawmakers seek citizenship for Illegals

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    WASHINGTON — Congressional Hispanic Caucus leaders huddled with President Barack Obama on Tuesday to discuss immigration issues and the lame-duck Congress, but no clear strategy emerged.

    Obama and Hispanic Democrats reiterated their support for the DREAM Act, which would provide a path for citizenship for immigrant youths illegally brought into the United States before they were 16, and both called for the House and Senate to vote on the measure before Congress adjourns for the year.

    “We need a clear Democratic commitment in order to persuade Republicans, who are needed to get us over the finish line, to step forward,” said Rep. Luís Gutierrez, D-Ill.

    Hispanic lawmakers seek DREAM Act vote
     
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    80% of illegals never prosecuted...
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    Eight Out of Ten Illegal Aliens Apprehended in 2010 Never Prosecuted, Says Border Congressman
    Thursday, March 17, 2011 Washington (CNSNews.com) – An illegal alien apprehended by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection agency during the last fiscal year had an estimated 84 percent chance of never being prosecuted, according to figures compiled by the office of Rep. John Culberson (R-Texas).
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    said Rep. Luís Gutierrez, D-Ill.

    anyone who advocates rewarding illegals with something they are unwilling to give to Americans shouldn't be a US Congressman. I can't stand Gutierrez.
     
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    Its the thought that counts. Gutierrez no doubt has some sympathies. Others may feel we have an aging, stagnant population which can not even maintain property values despite minuscule interest rates while folks who would happily perform manual labor are trying to bust in.

    Like the articles allude to, granting amnesty is more a legal attitude than changing the reality xx million illegals are already here. I can see the pragmatism of making them tax paying permanent Americans instead of treating them like turds not good enough to pick the dog droppings from our yards.
     
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    Heck, by making the Republicans vote against an amnesty bill it will probably cost them a few votes in the next election anyways.
     
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    Wait a minute. If that's true then why didn't Amnesty pass when Obama had a majority in both the House and Senate?

    G.W. Bush had a majority in the House and Senate. No Amnesty.
    Barack Obama had a majority in the House and Senate. No Amnesty.

    I'm thinking Amnesty will NEVER happen! I'll bet that the same businesses that lobby the White House for lax Banking laws ALSO want cheap illegal alien labor and will always covertly lobby AGAINST amnesty!

    Besides, I really think our leaders, Obama included, have the North American Union in mind as the bigger prize.
     
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    The only thing they are trying to do is help some poor Mexicans escape homelessness, hunger, hardship, disease, etc, etc in Mexico in hopes of finding a decent life in America. They feel like we have plenty of room and resources for them, so why not???

    Well, when Obama and Mr. Guitierrez begin to offer the same refuge to the now homeless, hungry and desperate Japanese victims, then I'll take them serious. Why not? We have room for them, resources for them, jobs for them, and plenty of ships and planes to get them here.

    Will the open border crowd demand the Japanese be brought here?
     
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    Bring the Japanese! More folks who need a home / higher the value of my land!
     
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    What you need to realize is that once the masters decide that they need all the new tax revenue (recorded then) from the illegals that will be granted amnesty, then the majority in Congress will vote for it on both sides. I think the battle is over future votes for Dems vs. More tax revenue to exploit and blow on bullshit with the GOP. The second applies to the Dems as well. :eusa_shhh: ~BH
     

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