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Old 01-11-2009, 02:59 PM
 
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If you talk to a bank robber about why s/he steals from a bank, they'll tell you that they need the money. If you ask an illegal immigrant why they're in the US, they'll tell you they can't find work in their own country. They're stealing benefits and jobs. Please tell me what's the difference.

If you say they're taking jobs Americans don't want, I'll tell you that the bank robbers are taking money that you and I don't need, because we keep it in the bank.
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Old 01-11-2009, 03:13 PM
 
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If you talk to a bank robber about why s/he steals from a bank, they'll tell you that they need the money. If you ask an illegal immigrant why they're in the US, they'll tell you they can't find work in their own country. They're stealing benefits and jobs. Please tell me what's the difference.

If you say they're taking jobs Americans don't want, I'll tell you that the bank robbers are taking money that you and I don't need, because we keep it in the bank.
Bank robbery is a felony and being here without legal status is a civil offense.
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Old 01-11-2009, 03:26 PM
 
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If you talk to a bank robber about why s/he steals from a bank, they'll tell you that they need the money. If you ask an illegal immigrant why they're in the US, they'll tell you they can't find work in their own country. They're stealing benefits and jobs. Please tell me what's the difference.

If you say they're taking jobs Americans don't want, I'll tell you that the bank robbers are taking money that you and I don't need, because we keep it in the bank.
Probably scale. It's estimated there may be as high as 20 million illegals presently operating.

Bank robbers number in only the hundreds each year. Maybe a thousand or two in a 'bad' year....and bank robbers don't complain when they get caught.
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Old 01-11-2009, 03:28 PM
 
Location: Surprise, Az
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If you talk to a bank robber about why s/he steals from a bank, they'll tell you that they need the money. If you ask an illegal immigrant why they're in the US, they'll tell you they can't find work in their own country. They're stealing benefits and jobs. Please tell me what's the difference.

If you say they're taking jobs Americans don't want, I'll tell you that the bank robbers are taking money that you and I don't need, because we keep it in the bank.
I don't know...what is the difference between murder and punching someone or shoplifting? If your going to argue that a crime is a crime then your going to lose...
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Old 01-11-2009, 03:29 PM
 
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Bank robbery is a felony and being here without legal status is a civil offense.
You are a slap in the face to all Americans who have suffered at the hands of illegal immigrants. I have zero respect for illegal immigrants. Everyone one of them is a criminal.
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Old 01-11-2009, 03:40 PM
 
Location: Surprise, Az
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You are a slap in the face to all Americans who have suffered at the hands of illegal immigrants. I have zero respect for illegal immigrants. Everyone one of them is a criminal.
But so is shoplifting and speeding...do they equate to bank robbery?
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Old 01-11-2009, 03:50 PM
 
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But so is shoplifting and speeding...do they equate to bank robbery?
No. But they dont excuse the crime.
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Old 01-11-2009, 03:54 PM
 
Location: San Diego
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The cutoff is what? 500 dollars? I think that is reached pretty quickly by an Illegal Alien if you count everything.

fake documents, ss#

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Old 01-11-2009, 03:56 PM
 
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You are a slap in the face to all Americans who have suffered at the hands of illegal immigrants. I have zero respect for illegal immigrants. Everyone one of them is a criminal.
Are you mad i answered the OP's question correctly?
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Old 01-11-2009, 04:03 PM
 
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Gentlemen, PLEASE !! Let's all act like adults here. No disresprct for the OP, but "bank robbers and illegals" is a bit of a stretch.

How about if we re-title the thread? How about..

"What's the difference between legal immigration and illegal immigration ?"....

NOW....I'm listening....anyone?
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