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Old 04-07-2017, 11:00 PM
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Over the past decade, Rudy Bustamante spent a lot of time driving around Phoenix, meeting immigrants anywhere they felt comfortable—schools, churches, coffee shops. As a community relations officer for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, he’s had the difficult task of trying to build trust between immigrants and the federal agency in charge of deporting those who are here illegally.

Part of Bustamante’s job has been to persuade immigrants to help ICE find serious criminals while assuring them that they and their families won’t face deportation for traffic violations or other minor offenses. Building that trust hasn’t always been easy, as in 2010, when Arizona passed a law requiring immigrants to carry registration documents and giving police broad leeway to question people. “Rudy Bustamante met with all the different immigrant groups,” says Michael Nowakowski, a Phoenix city councilman. “That dialogue really helped during those crises moments.”


Better late than never: illegal aliens; it's over, you're NOT wanted, just go HOME.
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Old 04-08-2017, 08:42 AM
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Obama certainly did these people an injustice as did the Dems and Hillary by dangling the promise of amnesty at them and persuading them to "come to of the shadows".

I still think it is a hard slap in the face that the illegals had our Presidents ear and he was listening to them over citizens and those immigrants that followed the rules to come to our land.

They know what they did was wrong by sneaking in or over staying their visas and it is only a matter of time when they or a member of their extended family is picked up and sent packing.

They are living on the fringe of society, taking advantage of the system and being taken advantage of.

It has to be very stressful living that way but that is the risk you take by not being legal.

It is too bad that this immigration officer has lost his contacts due to fear but I have known many legal immigrants that were not happy that their illegal counter parts were undercutting the jobs.

We have immigration laws for a reason.
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