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Old 06-08-2011, 09:04 AM
 
Location: San Diego
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Hmm, I kind of doubt that since according to the highest estimates there are 20-30 million illegals in this country. With the Hispanic population being at 50 million according to the last census that would mean that 35 million of them are here illegally. That doesn't add up. Of course we probably don't know the true numbers of illegals here regardless of their ethnicity.
Think of the number that were amnestied and then think of the number that are their offspring. Throw in the number of kids with illegal Parents and ........there you have it. A mess.
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Old 06-08-2011, 09:07 AM
 
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Think of the number that were amnestied and then think of the number that are their offspring. Throw in the number of kids with illegal Parents and ........there you have it. A mess.
Yes, I edited my post to mention their anchor kids. However, for clarity I would have said "illegals and their offspring and those already amnestied". You know how the pro-illegals pick apart every post if you don't state things with exact clarity. About 3 million were amnestied in 1986 and were illegal prior to that. Agreed, it is a mess.
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Old 06-09-2011, 06:08 AM
 
Location: Massachusetts
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Daniel Lyons - Silicon Valley Wants to Stay On the Road to Prosperity - washingtonpost.com


The US simply does not produce enough engineers and scientist anymore. Until we start doing so, which seems unlikely, since kids today just want to get an MBA or work in the NBA, we will need to keep importing them as quickly as we can.


After all, if we dont have them working for us, they are probably competing against us. And we are starting to lose some of those battles...


Oh good....we should welcome all of those scientists and engineers who are swimming accross the Rio Grande.
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Old 06-09-2011, 03:24 PM
 
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First of all, America (the United States) is not on top. Second, we don't have enough jobs for the Engineers and Scientists we already have. Even would-be immigrants have gotten the message and are not flocking here for the technical jobs once plentiful in this nation.
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Old 06-09-2011, 08:18 PM
 
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Daniel Lyons - Silicon Valley Wants to Stay On the Road to Prosperity - washingtonpost.com


The US simply does not produce enough engineers and scientist anymore. Until we start doing so, which seems unlikely, since kids today just want to get an MBA or work in the NBA, we will need to keep importing them as quickly as we can.


After all, if we dont have them working for us, they are probably competing against us. And we are starting to lose some of those battles...

Sure....... as though Mexico and Central America are producing such an over-abundance of them...
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