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Old 07-31-2008, 08:52 AM
 
Location: Mesa, Az
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Washington - Some 1.3 million illegal immigrants have left the United States since Congress failed to pass comprehensive immigration reform in the summer of 2007. If the trend continues, according to a new study, the nation's illegal population will drop by half in the next five years.
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Apparently the 'tipping point' has been reached!

The enforcement hammer is 'tagging' its intended targets.
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Old 07-31-2008, 10:11 AM
 
Location: South Bay Native
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Can someone make sure to close and lock the "Exit" door once they've all filed through? Thanks!
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Old 07-31-2008, 12:30 PM
 
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Can someone make sure to close and lock the "Exit" door once they've all filed through? Thanks!
That makes me wonder. The Federal Gov would have to step in. They've already cited American companies using illegal labor to make the fence.
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Old 07-31-2008, 01:32 PM
 
Location: South Bay Native
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That makes me wonder. The Federal Gov would have to step in. They've already cited American companies using illegal labor to make the fence.
What are you talking about? This thread is about self-deportation. Take away the birdfeeder, and the birds fly to another place to squawk, p.o.o.p., and gobble up the freebies. Problem SOLVED!
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Old 07-31-2008, 02:08 PM
 
Location: Denver
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It has been said that this is a decade long problem based on economies alone.
US and Mexico's disparity gap will be much closer in 10 years and the poor will no longer want to come here. If laws are enforced this process could be expedited, but most likely this would have naturally corrected itself over the next decade.
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Old 07-31-2008, 02:11 PM
 
Location: Arizona
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It has been said that this is a decade long problem based on economies alone.
US and Mexico's disparity gap will be much closer in 10 years and the poor will no longer want to come here. If laws are enforced this process could be expedited, but most likely this would have naturally corrected itself over the next decade.

I bet we will see a rise in legal immigration from Mexico, but that is a good thing right?
Only through the further degradation of wages here in the US...
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Old 07-31-2008, 02:19 PM
 
Location: Denver
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Only through the further degradation of wages here in the US...
Many economists predicted a wage bubble here in the United States, it would burst when the US had to compete with 3rd world countries, obviously we cannot compete. Wages cannot continually go up forever.
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Old 07-31-2008, 02:26 PM
 
Location: Arizona
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But that's just it, the US never HAD to compete with the 3rd world. It wasn't until we let corporations start running things that 'globalism' became the mantra.
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Old 07-31-2008, 02:30 PM
 
Location: Denver
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But that's just it, the US never HAD to compete with the 3rd world. It wasn't until we let corporations start running things that 'globalism' became the mantra.
Globalism would have occurred with or without the United States corporations. In order to survive as a country, we absolutely HAD to compete with the 3rd world. Globalism is not some choice, trade has always occurred across countries.
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Old 07-31-2008, 02:32 PM
 
Location: Arizona
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Globalism was the BRAINCHILD of US Corporations!
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