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Old 08-08-2010, 09:18 AM
 
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Oklahomans are all for stricter immigration laws but might be more open than rhetoric suggests to letting those already in the country illegally stay, the latest Oklahoma Poll found.


More than three-quarters of the 755 Oklahomans surveyed by SoonerPoll.com July 16-21 said they favor allowing illegal immigrants to remain if they admit they broke the law, pay fines and back taxes, learn English and begin the process of obtaining legal residency.
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I think they should be given that opportunity and not just up and deport them unless they're part of some criminal element," said poll respondent Lee Oliver of Bixby. "I think they should at least be given a chance."

Immigration reform supported by Oklahomans, poll shows | Tulsa World
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Old 08-08-2010, 09:23 AM
 
Location: San Diego
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Something doesn't add up.
Most Oklahomans strongly back the immigration law adopted by Arizona this spring. The law gives local law enforcement greater authority to question immigration status but is being challenged by the Obama administration, which says it infringes on federal authority under the U.S. Constitution.
Eighty-four percent of those surveyed for the Oklahoma Poll support the Arizona law.
Nearly 80 percent support a similar law in Oklahoma, and 83 percent said it would not bother them if such a law resulted in their own immigration status being questioned.

Let's put it this way, if "most" are ok with questioning Illegals AZ law style, and deporting them, how can they be ok with letting them stay too? 1 - 1 = 0
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Old 08-08-2010, 10:39 AM
 
Location: Maryland
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I wonder what percentage of the 755 “majority” are in this country illegally.
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Old 08-08-2010, 05:30 PM
 
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So if an American admits they broke the law does that absolve them of their wrong doing?
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Old 08-08-2010, 05:42 PM
 
Location: Pa
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Uhm they were given the chance to apply to enter legally and opted to simply break our laws. That is 1 heck of a first statement. ********* and your laws you owe me.
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