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Old 05-15-2013, 05:51 PM
 
Location: West Los Angeles
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For Asian Undocumented Immigrants, a Life of Secrecy - Zi Heng Lim - The Atlantic

The article is somewhat sympathetic but it's an interesting picture of a side of illegal immigration that's too often missed due to the massive numbers (and loud voices) of illegal Hispanic immigrants.
Indeed, I've been trying to make many more people aware of this for the past ten years. 40-50% of illegal aliens entered this nation legally, and most of them came from Asia, via visas such as the H1-B, L1, etc.
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Old 05-15-2013, 10:55 PM
 
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Asians have played a significant role in the immigration-related marches in Chicago. Many people who aren't very familiar with Mexico and Mexicans don't understand that in many instances, with many people ... there's a confusing resemblance between some Mexicans and Asians. It would take these folks a while to look at the faces to distinguish the two. But here in Chicago I've seen Asians front and center in the public demonstrations. We also have a lot of illegal from Poland, African nations, the Middle East. Some of the groups are keeping out of the limelight because the have greater fear of being captured and returned to their home countries.
Even if it's true what you say about them all somehow looking the same, I highly doubt the flags of Asian nations looking the same as the Mexican flag. From what I've seen it's the Mexican flag that you see at the illegals' protests -- and loads of Che Guevara t-shirts even though he wasn't Mexican.
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Old 05-16-2013, 02:23 AM
 
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When I saw illegal immigrants protesting in San Diego on May Day and demanding that the Obama administration legalize them, I did NOT see a single Filipino, Chinese, Korean, or Vietnamese flag in the crowd. I also saw NO European flags

I did however see Mexican, Salvadoran, Nicaraguan, and Guatemalan flags in the crowd.
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Old 05-16-2013, 08:36 AM
 
Location: Jacurutu
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When I saw illegal immigrants protesting in San Diego on May Day and demanding that the Obama administration legalize them, I did NOT see a single Filipino, Chinese, Korean, or Vietnamese flag in the crowd. I also saw NO European flags

I did however see Mexican, Salvadoran, Nicaraguan, and Guatemalan flags in the crowd.
The Peter Brimelow, or are you just taking on the moniker here? I welcome having you here either way. Yac, we're going to need the web frames flame-resistant coatings re-done, but I'll make sure the structural integrity holds up.
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Old 05-19-2013, 01:17 AM
 
Location: Denver, CO
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The Asian community makes it's presence in some of these protests. Being the minority of the minority, they are often not recognized. We must be thankful for all of the participants who have learned how to use civil protest and democracy to let people know how they feel. What a great thing!
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Old 05-19-2013, 05:50 AM
 
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The Asian community makes it's presence in some of these protests. Being the minority of the minority, they are often not recognized. We must be thankful for all of the participants who have learned how to use civil protest and democracy to let people know how they feel. What a great thing!
Illegal foreigners marching in our streets demanding rights they aren't entitled to is a great thing? Democracy does not negate our immigration laws.
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Old 05-19-2013, 09:03 AM
 
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The Asian community makes it's presence in some of these protests. Being the minority of the minority, they are often not recognized. We must be thankful for all of the participants who have learned how to use civil protest and democracy to let people know how they feel. What a great thing!
Uh; are those illegal alien protesters Ok with maybe being thrown in jail and maybe deported?
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Old 05-19-2013, 11:24 AM
 
Location: Springville, AL
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I agree, illegal is illegal.

One thing in the article that I found particularly galling was the abuse of the asylum system by Chinese applicants. Did anyone make it that far into the article?
If we have to accept them so we should subtract from quota too - for example, max is 500 so we have to subtract to 499, 498, 497, 496, 495, 494, etc.

I know some Chinese seek asylum because of victim of serious human rights violation - tortured by their government.
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Old 05-19-2013, 11:26 AM
 
Location: Springville, AL
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Illegal foreigners marching in our streets demanding rights they aren't entitled to is a great thing? Democracy does not negate our immigration laws.
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Uh; are those illegal alien protesters Ok with maybe being thrown in jail and maybe deported?
Not all protesters are illegal immigrants - many of them have families that contain some illegal immigrants.
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Old 05-19-2013, 12:31 PM
 
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Not all protesters are illegal immigrants - many of them have families that contain some illegal immigrants.
Then the illegal alien relatives need to go home. Sheesh!
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