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Old 05-18-2008, 06:40 PM
 
Location: Houston
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Is the illegal alien situation in Texas improving or is it getting worse?
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Old 05-21-2008, 07:57 AM
 
Location: Texas
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Right now, I'd say it's getting worse.

Texas is starting to take in people who're ran out of states like Oklahoma, plus new ones from across the border.
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Old 05-21-2008, 08:03 AM
 
Location: Washington DC
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Aren't anglos the immigrants in Texas?
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Old 05-21-2008, 08:39 AM
 
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Aren't anglos the immigrants in Texas?
No. Only those crossing illegally from sob ---- you know, those wonderful lands of Aztlan pride and opportunity we hear so much about
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Old 05-21-2008, 09:04 AM
 
Location: San Diego North County
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Aren't anglos the immigrants in Texas?
immigrant noun

a person who comes to a country where they were not born in order to settle there.

immigrant [ˈimigrənt] noun, adjective

(a person) who has come into a foreign country to live there permanently, not as a tourist or visitor.

Somebody hasn't been reading their Funk and Wagnalls....

By your definition, any person residing outside of the Olduvai Gorge should be considered an immigrant.

The Mexican government invited, actually it was more like pleaded with, "Anglos" to accept lands within Texas to homestead and in return expected that the "Anglos" would "take care of" the Apache problem for them. Once the Apache were subdued, the Mexican government tried to renege on its promises. The Texans didn't take too kindly to their actions and began to demand secession. The rest is history.

Mexican land ownership in the modern day United States lasted a mere 25 years.

Ever since the humankind began its movement out of Africa, conflicts over land and resources became the way of human life. In the midst of the conflicts, there are the conquerors and the conquered.

Modern day Spain was occupied by Islamic Moors for over 800 years. Spain occupied many parts of Italy for 400 years.

From approximately 44 B.C. until 476 A.D. the Roman Empire occupied Portugal, Spain, Andorra, the United Kingdom, France, Monaco, Luxembourg, Belgium, Netherlands, Germany, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Italy, San Marino, Vatican City, Malta, Austria, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Hungary, Yugoslavia, Albania, Greece, Macedonia, Romania, Bulgaria, Turkey, Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Syria, Iraq, Kuwait, Cyprus, Lebanon, Jordania, Israel, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Sudan, Libya, Tunisia, Algeria, Morocco, and Palestine. Yet I see no outcry to return any of these countries to the Italians, the modern day progeny of the Romans.

Why is the United States the only country expected to cede its sovereignty to people who claim indigenous status based on 25 years of occupancy? Because of its border proximity with the invaders?

Pretty bloody ridiculous if you ask me.
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Old 05-21-2008, 09:05 AM
 
Location: Mesa, Az
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Aren't anglos the immigrants in Texas?
Of course not: O Illegal Lover; Texas is a part of the USA------------not Mexico.

All joking aside; if Mexico does not get its act together---------Nuevo Leon may pull a 'Texas Republic 1836' and break away from Mexico.
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Old 05-21-2008, 09:38 AM
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Location: South Bay Native
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Aren't anglos the immigrants in Texas?
He wasn't asking about immigrants, he was asking about illegal aliens.
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Old 05-21-2008, 09:41 AM
 
Location: Washington DC
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He wasn't asking about immigrants, he was asking about illegal aliens.
These guys?

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/f/f9/Alien_autopsy.jpg (broken link)
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Old 05-21-2008, 09:48 AM
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Location: South Bay Native
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Nope, these guys:

Alien
A person who is not a citizen or a national of the US. The term refers to all foreign nationals in the US, whether they are here temporarily or with permanent resident ("green card") status.

Glossary of Immigration Terms | US Immigration Dictionary | Immspec.com (http://www.immspec.com/glossary-of-immigration-terms.htm - broken link)
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Old 05-21-2008, 04:51 PM
 
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immigrant noun

a person who comes to a country where they were not born in order to settle there.

immigrant [ˈimigrənt] noun, adjective

(a person) who has come into a foreign country to live there permanently, not as a tourist or visitor.

Somebody hasn't been reading their Funk and Wagnalls....

By your definition, any person residing outside of the Olduvai Gorge should be considered an immigrant.

The Mexican government invited, actually it was more like pleaded with, "Anglos" to accept lands within Texas to homestead and in return expected that the "Anglos" would "take care of" the Apache problem for them. Once the Apache were subdued, the Mexican government tried to renege on its promises. The Texans didn't take too kindly to their actions and began to demand secession. The rest is history.

Mexican land ownership in the modern day United States lasted a mere 25 years.

Ever since the humankind began its movement out of Africa, conflicts over land and resources became the way of human life. In the midst of the conflicts, there are the conquerors and the conquered.

Modern day Spain was occupied by Islamic Moors for over 800 years. Spain occupied many parts of Italy for 400 years.

From approximately 44 B.C. until 476 A.D. the Roman Empire occupied Portugal, Spain, Andorra, the United Kingdom, France, Monaco, Luxembourg, Belgium, Netherlands, Germany, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Italy, San Marino, Vatican City, Malta, Austria, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Hungary, Yugoslavia, Albania, Greece, Macedonia, Romania, Bulgaria, Turkey, Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Syria, Iraq, Kuwait, Cyprus, Lebanon, Jordania, Israel, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Sudan, Libya, Tunisia, Algeria, Morocco, and Palestine. Yet I see no outcry to return any of these countries to the Italians, the modern day progeny of the Romans.

Why is the United States the only country expected to cede its sovereignty to people who claim indigenous status based on 25 years of occupancy? Because of its border proximity with the invaders?

Pretty bloody ridiculous if you ask me.
As usual, a good post, well-researched, well-stated, pertinent, and "right on the money". As such, you'll probably be rewarded by a deafening silence. Don't take it personally..it's just that clear facts and coherent writing like yours makes many of us uncomfortable. You're in danger of 'stepping on some toes' pretty quick, if you don't tone down the logic !..

Anyway, congratulations, and good reading, as usual..
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