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Old 06-20-2008, 10:14 PM
 
Location: Tennessee/Michigan
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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.

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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.

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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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