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Old 06-20-2018, 04:00 AM
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Originally Posted by Thoreau424 View Post
Here's a thought:

Have American employers stop busing in Mexican workers to the US for cheap labor.

It's always the "elephant in the room" that we're not supposed to look at, think about, or talk about.
I know this is true, I worked for a restaurant, years ago, where they did this. Every day they sent a van down to philly to pick them up to work in the kitchen, and at the end of the night, or week, they received a little brown envelope with their wages in it.

If Immigration walked into every single restaurant and hotel across America, they'd find illegals working in those establishments....
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Old 06-20-2018, 08:37 AM
Location: Charleston, SC
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Originally Posted by Luckystrike1 View Post
I was glad to not see farming on this list, because that seems to be the scapegoat for those who support open borders. Only a small fraction of illegals work fields and it's been that way for a long time now. I grew on a dairy farm (we hired no one), and at that time only the men snuck over illegally to work in fields. That all started to change at some point in the late 70's when they started to include their wives and children.

Construction is the one I really have a problem with. Decades ago that was a job that paid workers a decent wage to wield a hammer, but that all changed when they decided to get cheap. Too bad their savings never trickled down to the prices of homes.
You are right on, it's a sad thing. Farming is the one thing that does go downhill and really mess up when we enforce the law on the illegals. It's still sad that the American bosses or Farmers hire all the illegal aliens instead of trying to do the right thing. Same for the Construction Companies.
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Old 06-20-2018, 09:14 AM
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Originally Posted by lovecrowds View Post
I think the best of both worlds would be no federal funding in exchange for illegal alien being able to remain in sanctuary cities.

They should be able to keep their illegal aliens in exchange for absolutely no federal funding for their schools, cities, counties and states.

I think it is weird when sanctuary cities claim that they are such incredible places yet they usually seem to have major budget shortfalls, crumbling infrastructures and overall just a very third-world feel to them.
I agree, adding to that, I cannot even begin to imagine how much extra money it's costing the schools to house illegals children....

This is bad business all the way around and if companies were fined for hiring illegals, maybe things would change, if they couldn't get work.

Several policies must be put in place, not just at the border....not one thing will work, but many Deterrents will all help correct the issue.
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