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Old 04-27-2016, 04:28 PM
 
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Hispanics supporting illegal immigration is the race aspect
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Old 04-27-2016, 08:37 PM
 
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Opposing illegal immigration isn't really the problem. The problem is our over-complicated immigration system. It is the system itself that allows for religious, ethnic and racial discrimination. We have quotas that are specific to where people are from after all. Wouldn't it be simpler to say, "get here, get a job, keep that job for a year and welcome to America!" Instead, we've got people that spend 20 years or more becoming US citizens.

The reality is most illegals are Hispanic and many anti-illegal folks really do hate Hispanics to varying degrees. Being against illegal immigration doesn't make you racist, this is true, but many of them are pretty racist.

I guess you aren't aware then that Mexicans and other Latinos hold the highest quotas for legal immigration into our country by far? So yes, those quotas are specifically for them. I disagree that many anti-illegals are racists and objecting to illegal immigration isn't being anti-Hispanic.
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Old 04-28-2016, 12:18 AM
 
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Opposing illegal immigration isn't really the problem. The problem is our over-complicated immigration system. It is the system itself that allows for religious, ethnic and racial discrimination. We have quotas that are specific to where people are from after all. Wouldn't it be simpler to say, "get here, get a job, keep that job for a year and welcome to America!" Instead, we've got people that spend 20 years or more becoming US citizens.

The reality is most illegals are Hispanic and many anti-illegal folks really do hate Hispanics to varying degrees. Being against illegal immigration doesn't make you racist, this is true, but many of them are pretty racist.
Regarding your question: "Wouldn't it be simpler to say 'get here, get a job, keep that job for a year and welcome to America'?"

Answer: No. Just imagine how many people would show up, if that's all it took. We would be overwhelmed (even worse than we are now) with functionally illiterate, unskilled people. Do you know what that does? It displaces unskilled Americans in the workforce. Plus it depresses wages to the point where jobs that would at least propel people into the lower middle class quickly disappear.

Not all illegals are Hispanic. I don't care where in the world an illegal alien comes from. Nor do I care if they got here from sneaking across a border or overstaying a visa. They all have one thing in common, and that is this---they have no business being here and need to leave.
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Old 04-28-2016, 12:25 AM
 
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BTW, I'm half-Hispanic and over the years I've taken abuse from reconquista types (La Raza members or those whose thinking is in line with the Brown Berets). According to them, if I don't support open borders and illegal immigration, I'm a "racist" and a "traitor" who should be ashamed. If I challenge them on that thinking, I don't get an answer, just more verbal abuse.

I have neighbors who came here legally from South America. They are against illegal immigration. The wife even told me that she doesn't like seeing signage in Spanish because, in her words, "In America, we speak English".
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Old 04-28-2016, 08:28 AM
 
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Opposing illegal immigration isn't really the problem. The problem is our over-complicated immigration system. It is the system itself that allows for religious, ethnic and racial discrimination. We have quotas that are specific to where people are from after all. Wouldn't it be simpler to say, "get here, get a job, keep that job for a year and welcome to America!" Instead, we've got people that spend 20 years or more becoming US citizens.

The reality is most illegals are Hispanic and many anti-illegal folks really do hate Hispanics to varying degrees. Being against illegal immigration doesn't make you racist, this is true, but many of them are pretty racist.

And your evidence for this?
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