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Old 06-17-2008, 07:26 PM
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Location: Denver
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I don't have a problem with whatever you think, that's inside your head
my problem is when I'm teaching my kids spanish in a public place (could be any language) and some SOB looks at me as if I was teaching my kids to smoke cigarettes or drink beer.

BTW,
"my mexicans 3 amigos" (yes, I put an extra "s" because I type 55 wpm) means "my 3 mexican friends"


I was just messing around with you.
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Old 06-17-2008, 07:49 PM
 
Location: St. Louis, MO
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I was just messing around with you.
As much money as I paid for them,
might as well be friends with them (just playing)
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Old 06-17-2008, 07:55 PM
 
Location: Here
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I live in S. Texas but have been up here in Minneapolis for the past year working. I can honestly say I had no idea there was such a huge Hispanic population way up here.
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Old 06-17-2008, 08:06 PM
 
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How do you know who is illegal?
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Old 06-17-2008, 08:34 PM
 
Location: Maryland
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Lol,
meanwhile I'll have my mexicans "3 amigos" building a 2nd floor on my house and I just pay them with free room and food.
And since I speak spanish, we just hang out at the end of the day and drink a few "cervezas" while watching "futbol"

The value of my house doubles, while you're paying $25 an hour to a guy that doesn't know how to work a staple gun.
I find no humor in the circumvention of our laws, or the depression of wages. Obviously, you do.

I do not hire illegal aliens, and will gladly pay more for the services of a “qualified” U.S. citizen. It is precisely this greedy mindset that continues to exacerbate the problem. I bet you wouldn’t have had a problem with slave labor either. After all, the only thing that trumps “cheap” labor is “free” labor.
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Old 06-17-2008, 09:35 PM
 
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I find no humor in the circumvention of our laws, or the depression of wages. Obviously, you do.

I do not hire illegal aliens, and will gladly pay more for the services of a “qualified” U.S. citizen. It is precisely this greedy mindset that continues to exacerbate the problem. I bet you wouldn’t have had a problem with slave labor either. After all, the only thing that trumps “cheap” labor is “free” labor.
We need to be more like Bermuda

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In order to work here, you need to be required to do a job a Bermudian is not qualified for. Or, if a job has been advertised and no Bermudians have opted to take it, then the employer is allowed to consider non-Bermudians for that job. However, it is still at the discretion of Immigration. They can instruct the employer to advertise again, if they believe the job can indeed be filled by a Bermudian.
March 12, 2007. Government announced that newly-arrived foreign workers will soon have to pass an English test or face being booted out, Labour and Immigration Minister Derrick Burgess has revealed.

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Old 06-18-2008, 12:07 AM
 
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I live in Queens
As do I. I take the 7 train every day...

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and will soon be moving to Houston. It is insane here. I get on the subway to go to work in the morning and I am practically drowning in illegals and their anchor babies.
How can you tell just by looking at them? I'm assuming that you don't walk up to a random Spanish speaker and question their immigration statuses...

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None of these kids speak english and a lot of them have a little Mexican or another Central American nation's flag on their backpacks. All on my tax dollars. Unbelievable.
So by hearing them speaking Spanish (to fellow Spanish speakers, no doubt--rather than to those who do not understand Spanish), you can automatically assume that they are illegal/anchor babies?

As for the flags, ethnic pride is fairly common amongst nearly all immigrants and their descendants. Have you ever seen all the Irish flag-waving at the St. Patrick's Parade? Do you have a problem with that too?
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Old 06-18-2008, 06:40 AM
 
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I find no humor in the circumvention of our laws, or the depression of wages. Obviously, you do.

I do not hire illegal aliens, and will gladly pay more for the services of a “qualified” U.S. citizen. It is precisely this greedy mindset that continues to exacerbate the problem. I bet you wouldn’t have had a problem with slave labor either. After all, the only thing that trumps “cheap” labor is “free” labor.
Absolutely. I only wish more people thought and acted like you.


Nicolem
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Old 06-18-2008, 08:09 AM
 
Location: Northern VA (for now)
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So by hearing them speaking Spanish (to fellow Spanish speakers, no doubt--rather than to those who do not understand Spanish), you can automatically assume that they are illegal/anchor babies?
Actually i agree. I work inside a bank and i can't tell you how many hispanic customers who are legal cant speak even bare english. But one thing i'll say, speaking in spanish and not knowing english will always raise the question of "legal or illegal?"

Oh, BTW, i'm in Virginia. Believe me this is a nationwide problem.

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I live in S. Texas but have been up here in Minneapolis for the past year working. I can honestly say I had no idea there was such a huge Hispanic population way up here.
Illegals are going to nearly every spot on the map. A few years ago I didn't know North Carolina or some spots of Virginia had a sizeable Hispanic population. Sadly, this influx was aided by the illegal alien invasion.
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Old 06-18-2008, 08:16 AM
 
Location: NJ
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i have a feeling you are all talking about the mexicans? how about the one's you dont see that are illegal,like the russians which i have living next to me and god only know what kind of business they are in.. i never see them leave for work.. and i know they are not legal they have out of state license plates.. you cant just think its only the ones you see hanging at the 7-eleven. they will do actuall work. i have a feeling the other ones are dealing drugs and the such....
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