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Old 12-21-2008, 04:22 AM
 
Location: Mexifornia (for now)
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Mexican consul: Immigrants leaving Colo. | SummitDaily.com

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In the coming decades, Mexico would like to appeal to its citizens to stay home by creating more jobs and investing in education and infrastructure, Arnal said.

“We are working intensely so that every day there are less Mexicans that come to the U.S. because we need them for our own economy,” he said.
Lol. The Mexican government is actually expressing concern for its poverty-stricken citizens whom they barely give a sh*t about!
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Old 12-21-2008, 05:05 AM
 
Location: Road Warrior
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It's an irony but also basic economics, supply goes where it demanded. I believe the 2008 count was 11.5 million undocumented workers while in 2007 it was estimated at 12 million. A natural flow of some near 500,000 went back south of the border as they cannot find work. The border/immigration issue will probably be the biggest social issue of the next decade as it was an issue brought up during Bush's election in 2000 which got sidetracked after 9/11 and then sidetracked once again due to the slumping economy. Assuming the economy won't improve after 2012 it's probably something not the next administration is willing to deal with but rather the next-next administration will have to deal with before it becomes a full blown social war that it is increasingly becoming.
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Old 12-21-2008, 02:50 PM
 
Location: San Diego
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The thing that was disturbing about Denver was the fact that there are hundreds of thousands of Illegals within Denver City limits and that is nowhere near the ag centers that is supposed to be drawing them in. So someone please tell me what they are doing to support themselves? Besides Social Services of course.
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Old 12-21-2008, 02:53 PM
 
Location: Missouri
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It's an irony but also basic economics, supply goes where it demanded. I believe the 2008 count was 11.5 million undocumented workers while in 2007 it was estimated at 12 million. A natural flow of some near 500,000 went back south of the border as they cannot find work. The border/immigration issue will probably be the biggest social issue of the next decade as it was an issue brought up during Bush's election in 2000 which got sidetracked after 9/11 and then sidetracked once again due to the slumping economy. Assuming the economy won't improve after 2012 it's probably something not the next administration is willing to deal with but rather the next-next administration will have to deal with before it becomes a full blown social war that it is increasingly becoming.
Except for the fact that those numbers are not true numbers by any stretch. Back in 2007 the number would have been closer to 20 million, if not more.
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Old 12-21-2008, 04:06 PM
 
Location: John From Scranton
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Perhaps, one day we can see a new head line. "All Illegals Are Leaving The USA" One can only dream right...
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Old 12-21-2008, 04:26 PM
 
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Perhaps, one day we can see a new head line. "All Illegals Are Leaving The USA" One can only dream right...
It's not nice to tease us like that.
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Old 12-21-2008, 04:52 PM
 
Location: Marietta, GA
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"Many Mexicans increasingly feel unwelcome in Colorado because of a perceived anti-immigrant sentiment, and some are looking back home for opportunities as the economy here sours, Denver’s Mexican consul general says."

What a stupid and ridiculous story. Of course the word "immigrant" is used over and over and there is never a distinction made between legal immigrant Mexucans who have green cards, and illegal aliens who came to pad their own pockets and broke law on the way.

How would the Mexicans feel if Americans started coming to Mexico, dropping anchor in their towns and expecting jobs and a welcome. They would kick us in our tamales and drive us north to the border in handcuffs. Why does the Mexican government and its officials expect that Americans should look fondly at and be welcoming of people who have broken our laws and expect something in return. Good ridance to them.
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Old 12-24-2008, 02:05 AM
 
Location: Oklahoma(formerly SoCalif) Originally Mich,
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I'm sick of hearing this sh*t!
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“There are situations where people live in fear because they think that there are all of these pretexts in day-to-day life that can be used to report them to immigration authorities,”
An escaped convict is in fear of being caught too.
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