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Old 01-02-2009, 03:51 PM
 
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Cancel birthright citizenship for any future Anchor Babies but deport their illegal alien parents no matter what.
Who's going to do that?
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Old 01-02-2009, 04:19 PM
 
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Immigrants Assimilate: But to What?
The children of immigrants, including Mexican-Americans, outperform the first generation. Their progress is encouraging and indicative of the melting pot at work. But ethnic discrepancies emerge in the third generation, where Hispanic immigrants assimilate to an ethnic educational outcome below the national average.
Mexican immigrants are a good example of this. They make up the largest and least-educated immigrant group. While they make the biggest gains after coming to the United States, they lag behind the national average in education and wage outcomes after several generations because they assimilate not to the national schooling average but to the Hispanic average. In sum, worrying about immigrant assimilation boils down to worrying about ethnic differences in educational outcomes in the United States. When it comes to the economic melting pot, we need to make sure there is only one pot.
Immigrant Assimilation: Is the U.S. Still a Melting Pot? - Southwest Economy, May/June 2004 - FRB Dallas
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Old 01-02-2009, 04:23 PM
 
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And when we spend so much money on a costly education for them. You buy them books and more books and all they do is eat the covers.
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Old 01-02-2009, 06:11 PM
 
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Then get out your Barry Manilow albums and the box-o-wine, and get working.
Why and contribute to more world overpopulation. Just above replacement level is adequite.
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Old 01-02-2009, 08:00 PM
 
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Immigrants Assimilate: But to What?
The children of immigrants, including Mexican-Americans, outperform the first generation. Their progress is encouraging and indicative of the melting pot at work. But ethnic discrepancies emerge in the third generation, where Hispanic immigrants assimilate to an ethnic educational outcome below the national average.
Mexican immigrants are a good example of this. They make up the largest and least-educated immigrant group. While they make the biggest gains after coming to the United States, they lag behind the national average in education and wage outcomes after several generations because they assimilate not to the national schooling average but to the Hispanic average. In sum, worrying about immigrant assimilation boils down to worrying about ethnic differences in educational outcomes in the United States. When it comes to the economic melting pot, we need to make sure there is only one pot.
Immigrant Assimilation: Is the U.S. Still a Melting Pot? - Southwest Economy, May/June 2004 - FRB Dallas
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Researchers believe that between 40 to 50 percent of young Hispanics leave school before finishing, or in the case of many immigrants, never attend.
According to the Pew Hispanic Center, Hispanics continue to have the highest dropout rate of any ethnic group

No wonder that with the exception of "The George Lopez Show" and "Ugly Betty", American television rarely portrays images of successful fully culturally Americanized and assimilated middle class Hispanic families in the U.S.
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Old 01-02-2009, 08:35 PM
 
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Who's going to do that?
The US Government once us Americans prod them enough.
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Old 01-02-2009, 10:32 PM
 
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im sure you did. im sure you did.
why dont you cite a credible article backing your claim. till then you are just a cartoonish bigot.

please show me where "anchor babies" are cited as dropping out at a 50% rate. is that a national stat? is that a stat specific to miami? LA? chicago?

its an interesting number. i know that in LAUSD the graduation rates are pretty low, but that is a complicated issue having to do more with urban ills than citizenship. besides, many so called anchor babies, or citizens as they may be, serve this country as cops, teachers, military men, border patrol, chefs, etc. i dont think they are the problem.

but this is just evidence of your ignorance.


keep it up
you are only making it easier for people to discredit you.
Contrary to popular belief, there are actually schools in Mexico, public schools and the same people coming here illegally had a high drop out rate back home and that didn't magically change just because they chose to sneak over the border.

It's all about attitudes, the same attitude that has them believing they are not expected to abide by our laws, wait their turn like legal immigrants do. It's an attitude of entitlement, just like they figure if they break the laws here, they can demand amnesty, if they fail to finish school, they can demand government handouts.
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Old 01-03-2009, 07:42 AM
 
Location: Mesa, Az
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No wonder that with the exception of "The George Lopez Show" and "Ugly Betty", American television rarely portrays images of successful fully culturally Americanized and assimilated middle class Hispanic families in the U.S.
Now for weird: maybe because the reputation of 'Hispanics' has been so sullied as a group due in large part to the MEChA types-----------whenever I see 'Ugly Betty', it reminds me of Middle Class Italian culture.
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Old 01-03-2009, 08:14 AM
 
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No wonder that with the exception of "The George Lopez Show" and "Ugly Betty", American television rarely portrays images of successful fully culturally Americanized and assimilated middle class Hispanic families in the U.S.
LOL, are you kidding me?
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Old 01-03-2009, 08:18 AM
 
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European immigrants have done very badly. Hardly any of them speak any Amerindian languages, and they've had plenty of time since 1492! And the Germanic migrants to Britain never bothered to learn its native languages either! Etc.

Need for language is subjective.
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