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Old 06-20-2008, 10:14 PM
 
Location: Tennessee/Michigan
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Post News, Illinois: 1.8M immigrants, from 200 countries, speaking 100 languages.

About 1.8 million immigrants who come from 200 countries and speak over 100 languages call Illinois home, according to the New Americans Policy Council.

"Immigrants are a key factor in the future of Illinois," said Fred Tsao, of the Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights, who authored a list of immigrant-related recommendations released this week. "The baby boomers are retiring.

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Old 06-21-2008, 11:54 AM
 
Location: Maryland
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"The community's in the shadow and we need to bring it more into the light."
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Encourage police officers to refrain from asking about a person's immigration status.
It certainly sounds like they're referring to "illegal" immigrants to me.
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Old 06-21-2008, 04:25 PM
 
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We should allow a few billion immigrants in. That would backfire on the let everyone in crowd.
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Old 06-21-2008, 10:00 PM
 
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I think we should let everyone who wants to come, come on in!

Why not? If they say its great to have the number of immigrants we have now, why not 2 billion more!!!!
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Old 06-21-2008, 11:07 PM
 
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About 1.8 million immigrants who come from 200 countries and speak over 100 languages call Illinois home, according to the New Americans Policy Council.

"Immigrants are a key factor in the future of Illinois," said Fred Tsao, of the Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights, who authored a list of immigrant-related recommendations released this week. "The baby boomers are retiring.

The Daily Journal
Keep the LEGAL immigrants. Send the illegals to ICE for deportation. I am sure American citizens from economically depressed areas could do well in Illinois....
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