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Old 07-05-2016, 02:57 PM
 
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Considering well over 90% of the Hispanic community in San Antonio is Mexican, my point is still very much valid.
Word is the "Mexicans" in Texas before 1848 were pretty much annexed into the "anglo" pop so; "most" of the "brown" Hispanics in 2016 came here much later or at least their recent ancestors did. I'm talking legal aliens here.
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Old 07-05-2016, 03:35 PM
 
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Wherever they are illegal aliens ( I refuse to use the made up PC word of "undocumented") they need to be caught and deported.
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Old 07-05-2016, 03:40 PM
 
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There is always a lot of talk about where illegal immigrants are in largest numbers. I think it will be interesting to put numbers to it. Enjoy!


Illegal Immigrant population by County as of 2013. All counties with over 50,000 Undocumented Immigrants listed:


Los Angeles County, CA: 1,062,000
Harris County, TX (Houston): 373,000
Cook County, IL (Chicago): 323,000
Orange County, CA (Santa Ana): 274,000
Dallas County, TX (Dallas): 242,000
San Diego County, CA (San Diego): 205,000
Maricopa County, AZ (Phoenix): 190,000
Kings County, NY (Brooklyn): 181,000
Riverside County, CA (Riverside): 158,000
Miami-Dade County, FL (Miami): 156,000
Santa Clara County, CA (San Jose): 142,000
San Bernardino, CA (San Bernardino): 138,000
Bronx County, NY (The Bronx): 114,000
Clark County, NV (Las Vegas): 113,000
Tarrant County, TX (Fort Worth): 109,000
Alameda County, CA (Oakland): 108,000
Hidalgo County, TX (McAllen): 94,000
Fresno County, TX (Fresno): 86,000
Broward County, FL (Fort Lauderdale): 83,000
Fairfax County, VA (Fairfax): 83,000
Montgomery County, MD (Rockville): 83,000
Gwinnett County, GA (Lawrenceville): 80,000
Travis County, TX (Austin): 79,000
Hudson County, NJ (Jersey City): 77,000
Kern County, CA (Bakersfield): 75,000
King County, WA (Seattle): 75,000
Price Georges County, MD (Upper Marlboro): 69,000
Bexar County, TX (San Antonio): 68,000
Sacramento County, CA (Sacramento): 66,000
Contra Costa County, CA (Martinez): 66,000
Monterrey County, CA (Monterrey): 63,000
Palm Beach County, FL (West Palm Beach): 65,000
Middlesex County, NJ (New Brunswick): 63,000
Bergen County, NJ (Hackensack): 58,000
Essex County, NJ (Newark): 57,000
San Mateo County, CA (Redwood City): 57,000
Mecklenburg County, NC (Charlotte): 57,000
El Paso County, TX (El Paso): 56,000
San Joaquin County, CA (Stockton): 52,000
DeKalb County, GA (Decatur): 51,000
Tulare County, CA (Visalia): 50,000


The largest by state are below. All over 100,000 are listed:


California: 3,034,000
Texas: 1,464,000
New York: 867,000
Florida: 605,000
Illinois: 519,000
New Jersey: 509,000
Georgia: 393,000
North Carolina: 342,000
Arizona: 264,000
Virginia: 247,000
Maryland: 233,000
Washington: 204,000
Massachusetts: 185,000
Colorado: 164,000
Nevada: 138,000
Pennsylvania: 136,000
Tennessee: 119,000
Oregon: 115,000
Connecticut: 108,000


Unauthorized Immigrant Populations by Country and Region, Top State and County Destinations, 2009-13 | migrationpolicy.org
Oh, yes, sad to say, they've destroyed a lot of neighborhoods in the DC area They've taken lots of construction jobs from Americans. Before we got infested with illegals, Americans who lived in WV used to come to the DC area every summer to work construction jobs. They would bring their campers and move from campground to campground. You never see these men anymore when you pass construction sites. I wonder how they are getting along these days when it comes to work Also, illegals have brought gangs and with it, lots of crime and graffiti. Recently, in my area (not too close to my home, thankfully) 3 illegal gang members shot a high school kid who was waiting for the school bus because he didn't want to join their gang. I suspect the kid that got shot was here illegally because the article about him said his parents "brought him here when he was a toddler".

They live in flophouses. I once spoke to a deputy that told me she has seen the flophouses, like one with 16 people and the conditions were deplorable. These houses were built 50 years ago---many are small ranch houses with only 1 bathroom. Every shopping center now has a huge laundromat in it because when you have 16 or more people having to share one washer and dryer, well, you do the math.

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Does the census count illegal immigrants?
Yes, illegals are counted in the census.
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Old 07-05-2016, 03:49 PM
 
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Oh, yes, sad to say, they've destroyed a lot of neighborhoods in the DC area They've taken lots of construction jobs from Americans. Before we got infested with illegals, Americans who lived in WV used to come to the DC area every summer to work construction jobs. They would bring their campers and move from campground to campground. You never see these men anymore when you pass construction sites. I wonder how they are getting along these days when it comes to work Also, illegals have brought gangs and with it, lots of crime and graffiti. Recently, in my area (not too close to my home, thankfully) 3 illegal gang members shot a high school kid who was waiting for the school bus because he didn't want to join their gang. I suspect the kid that got shot was here illegally because the article about him said his parents "brought him here when he was a toddler".

They live in flophouses. I once spoke to a deputy that told me she has seen the flophouses, like one with 16 people and the conditions were deplorable. These houses were built 50 years ago---many are small ranch houses with only 1 bathroom. Every shopping center now has a huge laundromat in it because when you have 16 or more people having to share one washer and dryer, well, you do the math.


So sad to hear this

And people would get decent pays.
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Old 07-05-2016, 03:52 PM
 
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So sad to hear this

And people would get decent pays.
^^^^Exactly! These men from WV were willing to put up with living away from their families during peak construction season because they earned a good living.
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Old 07-05-2016, 04:56 PM
 
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Heres one pill the American public would have to swallow if we could, magically, make all illegal immigrants disappear. The cost of many things (construction, home improvements, homes in general, and food) would skyrocket. If the American public is ok with that, then all good.
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Old 07-05-2016, 04:58 PM
 
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The Hispanic community in San Antonio is ancient. The Mexicans there, for the most part have been there for generations. San Antonio also doesn't get all that many Mexican immigrants to begin with. Houston and Dallas are MUCH bigger immigration cities for Mexicans.

If they have been there for generations that would make them U.S. citizens not Mexicans am I right?
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Old 07-05-2016, 05:20 PM
 
Location: Willowbend/Houston
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If they have been there for generations that would make them U.S. citizens not Mexicans am I right?

US Citizens yes, but the census measure ethnicities. They are still Mexican by ethnicity.
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Old 07-05-2016, 06:00 PM
 
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Heres one pill the American public would have to swallow if we could, magically, make all illegal immigrants disappear. The cost of many things (construction, home improvements, homes in general, and food) would skyrocket. If the American public is ok with that, then all good.
Prices won't "skyrocket" --- Certainly not when it comes to food. Neither will home prices "skyrocket". Besides, even if prices did "skyrocket", considering what illegals costs us on an annual basis, I'd gladly pay a little extra.

Phony Farm Labor Shortage: We Need to Talk About It

State Cost Studies | Federation for American Immigration Reform
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Old 07-05-2016, 07:10 PM
 
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Heres one pill the American public would have to swallow if we could, magically, make all illegal immigrants disappear. The cost of many things (construction, home improvements, homes in general, and food) would skyrocket. If the American public is ok with that, then all good.
Which I DON'T believe, sorry. Labor costs would jump a bit but; it'd be Americans and legal aliens doing better.
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