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Old 04-22-2013, 09:41 AM
 
Location: San Diego, CA
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"Undocumented" means you left your homework on the bus when you got off at school. Or you claim you did.

"Illegal alien" means you're from another country, and in this country illegally.

Which description better fits the people we're talking about here?

Yes, I agree.

So why do so many people keep trying to use the other description instead?
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Old 04-22-2013, 09:47 AM
 
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They are hoping to produce a "documentary" where illegal aliens become citizens by ex post facto statutory documentation.

Once documented under color of law, they would cease to be either undocumented or illegal.

They would become denizens with crowns.
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Old 04-22-2013, 09:47 AM
 
Location: Austin
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It's like calling illegal drug dealers "undocumented pharmacists".
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Old 04-22-2013, 09:48 AM
 
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It's like calling illegal drug dealers "undocumented pharmacists".
Good one!

It would need to be prescriptive of Executive Crowning.
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Old 04-22-2013, 09:48 AM
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Location: NC/SC Border Patrol
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They are illegal criminals. What part of "they broke the law" do you not understand. And no we certainly NEVER need to give citizenship to someone that would enter our borders illegally. What are the officials of our government thinking. I know, they are thinking about votes and not about the safety of our country. I guess their thinking is not very clear or they might figure out that some day the person these people will be killing may be themselves.

I have another word for them. Invaders! Our country is being invaded and our government officials are helping them do it. I call that traitors. What else would you call someone that helps the enemy overcome legal citizens.
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Old 04-22-2013, 09:54 AM
 
Location: San Antonio
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here is the worst part. the media will eventually change what they are called. we are all controlled by what is dished out on the news. if we dont change the words we use, our kids will. eventually they can get what they want with the power of the media.
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Old 04-22-2013, 10:04 AM
 
Location: planet octupulous is nearing earths atmosphere
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"Undocumented" means you left your homework on the bus when you got off at school. Or you claim you did.

"Illegal alien" means you're from another country, and in this country illegally.

Which description better fits the people we're talking about here?

Yes, I agree.

So why do so many people keep trying to use the other description instead?

political correctness,, one must not offend an illegal alien.
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Old 04-22-2013, 10:08 AM
 
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They're obviously undocumented Americans that the states forgot to issue birth certificates to
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Old 04-22-2013, 10:10 AM
 
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Originally Posted by Little-Acorn View Post
"Undocumented" means you left your homework on the bus when you got off at school. Or you claim you did.

"Illegal alien" means you're from another country, and in this country illegally.

Which description better fits the people we're talking about here?

Yes, I agree.

So why do so many people keep trying to use the other description instead?
They are foreign nationals who are trespassing in our country illegally, so I'll go with the common sense approach, and call them foreign trespassers.
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Old 04-22-2013, 10:14 AM
 
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They're obviously undocumented Americans that the states forgot to issue birth certificates to
That can be fixed by a simple Statement of Certification of Live Birth by any Governor.
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