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Old 11-15-2010, 03:26 PM
 
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So that the unscrupulous can enrich themselves with peon labor.
How many times have you seen agri-business owners who cry they can't afford to pay legal employees,yet they live in mansions and drive luxury cars?

We do not NEED illegals,LEGAL immigrants are welcome. They're even exploited by their own Countrymen here.If we need Illegal Aliens,then we don't need any laws whatsoever,same reasoning!!!
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Old 11-15-2010, 04:29 PM
 
Location: Maryland
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Agreed, but the OP's argument isn't that Mexican immigration is bad for America but that emigration is bad for Mexico.
According to Calderon, Mexico is losing their “best, bravest, leaders” due to illegal immigration. Listen for yourself at approximately 3:16 on the linked video.

Mexican President on Illegal Immigration - CBS News Video
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Old 11-15-2010, 05:32 PM
 
Location: Denver
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Personally I don't agree with the change in the law that allows non citizens on temporary and student visas to join the military, as being on TEMPORARY visas means they're NOT "immigrants" no matter which way you cut it. I think at the minimum they should be required to hold LPR status.

Even so Mach50, they are required to be here LEGALLY, so that alone means most Mexican nationals in this country aren't eligible.
Most? I see this forum continues to propagate myths.
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Old 11-15-2010, 05:58 PM
 
Location: Spokane via Sydney,Australia
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Most? I see this forum continues to propagate myths.
try thinking logically for a second..........Mexican national means they are NON citizens, and MOST Mexican non citizens ARE here illegally, and in fact MEXICANS make up nearly 70% of the illegals population in this country. So it follows that yes most Mexican nationals in this country ARE illegal.
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Old 11-16-2010, 07:37 AM
 
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Agreed, but the OP's argument isn't that Mexican immigration is bad for America but that emigration is bad for Mexico.
That's also true. We're not seeing and hearing good things now coming out of Mexico. Millions of parents abandoned young children to chase the US money and that didn't help children. It didn't create jobs, build the infrastructure or do anything for the stability. You go to many parts of Mexico and it's only elderly and children, the working age have left.

They talk about "improving themselves" as though they're better than people who care about their country and stay and work to make it better. Improving themselves could mean staying in their country, keeping their kids in school and Mexico does have school, paying their taxes to their country, working for reform, delaying having children until they finish school, complete their education and learn job skills, marry, and limit family size to the number they can afford. Voting responsibly and working for reform - all that would better Mexico. (and other countries people instead stampede out from)

In spite of all the pro-illegal rhetoric, Mexico has a middle class, it has public schools, universities.
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