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Old 05-07-2009, 05:33 AM
Location: in area code 919 & from 716
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Before I get into this idea I have - let me describe my background a bit:

I am a 50 year old guy who's father was born in the town which WW2 started in (while he was living there) - He was German on his mothers side and Italian on his fathers side.

In the early 50's they were living in Italy and tried to come to the USA. At that point in time the law restricted the flow of Italians into the USA.
So they moved to Brazil, legally became Brazilians, then petitioned to come into the USA.
This is how my father was the first one to be married to an American and have the first child born in the USA of his family - that first one was ME!!

Saying that was important to explaining why such an issue is of interest to me.


FIRST - what is the problem? yes yes yes - the cost on the economy!
That is mainly because they are ILLEGAL and intend to get theirs. Is that different than any LEGAL American? Not at all!

Root Problems are:
- Building a wall to stop them would need to be like a PRISON WALL is with armed guards every 1000 feet (more or less) - too expensive!
- Catching them will cost a massive fortune in manpower - too expensive!
- Local area's to detain them - jails are over crowded and government is too broke to build more - too expensive!
- Transporting to a centralized facility will cost a lot in manpower, transportation, housing, legal medical responsibilities, and expense in legal representation - too expensive!
- (and for those with extreme stupidity syndrome) Executing them would cost a lot in manpower and land to bury them - too expensive!
- many of them are PROUD to be from the country as are most Americans proud of the USA - they do NOT want to change citizenship.
- Their country of origin is economically deprived to one extent or another, and makes it difficult to support their family in a better manor.
- There is no way to track the criminal eliminate in the illegal community.

Root Benefit's are:
- It takes the main criminal issue of people who are desperately trying to provide for their family. Most of these so called ILLEGALS are only illegal for entry into this country. Most of these folks are really wonderful, upstanding folks who had to do an illegal action to survive - other than that - these are good honorable people!
- They are willing to do migratory work which I have tried and will NEVER do again! (I tried tobacco & oranges - miserable work! In my better days I was a HARD working fool)
- They are a significant part of the economy. These people are like every other person - they buy a lot of things from food to clothes to electronics to everything else.
- if legalised they are a source for improved nation cash flow such as Roth IRA's, FICA, and income tax generation from working above the table, increased health insurance sales to eliminate the theft of medical services, auto insurance to afford compensation for those who lost the use of a vehicle or hospitalisation from accidents they cause.

Let's face it (pardon the terminology) we all KNOW about this crap - it's just fodder to grow animosity!

The actual Basic Need is for an Affordable Solution that WILL aid in both sides.
This solution offers that in many way - and here it is - a way where it can support itself and eliminate the biggest portion of the problem.

This solution involves the creation of (I am not pro government growth normally) an immigration department to man, operate, and maintain a monthly data base linked to a national crime data base which will create a revenue from the payment of a monthly immigrant labor card for ALL New World (just the America's) NON residents.

Here is a hypothetical breakdown of how it will work.

The immigrant goes to a border office and pays $99.00 a month for a labor card for one person. If the spouse comes, there is another $99.00 per month. If the children of school age come there is a lower charge of $49.00 a month junior labor card which will entitle them to resident school status in the state they are in, and it will allow them to maintain a part time job to assist in curbing their own expenses. They MUST live in the same residence as their parent to qualify for the lower rate card.

All revenue which is generated from these cards will be used offset the financial impact on the USA with a possible breakdown like the following.

-- Labor Card Program - 60%
-- Illegal Immigration support & maintenance - 25%
-- Migrants state of residence 10%
-- Hospital subsidy to assist in paying for emergency medical for labor group - 5% (to be compensated annually based on the total number of card carrying patients assisted - not on the cost of the service rendered)

What will this plan ACTUALLY do?
--- First Off - it will document the UNDOCUMENTED!
Finger prints and a photo set will be linked to national law enforcement, who will be able to find the real criminal element in the labor group.
The criminal won't want this at all because there will be finger prints to link them to their illegal activities. This can be a huge impact on gangs like MS - 13 who won't get documented because they are wanted by the law. Once they are picked up for an infraction, their lack of a labor card is a warning flag to do a deep search on their finger prints in criminal databases.
--- Secondly - it will allow them to assimilate into the functions in place that allow and make our people secure in their own future plans.
It will permit them to open retirement accounts for their old age and the future of their children. It will give them an opportunity to invest in the stock market with legal funds.
It will allow them and their children to gain better education which they in return can take to their country of origin to become an integrated part of their nations fiscal growth and improvement which will eventually remove their needs from dependence on our system while allowing us to enjoy benefits of their nations fiscal growth. Imagine buying a Peso today and cashing it in in 10 years for 30 times its current value (hypothetically described here) - what an amazing return potential that could offer!
In the long run it will allow them to enjoy most benefits which every American enjoys while helping us, themselves, and even their own country by improving their educational value in their place of origin.
--- Thirdly - it will give law enforcement a strong base point to establish control on illegal worker activities by cracking down on the interest to use undocumented workers through fining employers with a minimum of $5,000.00 per undocumented worked.

WHAT YOU WANT TO BET that tax evading politicians will NOT accept this because they do not want to pay additional for their maid's and babysitters!

Anyway - like the title says - this is "a Basic idea on fixing the problem with illegals"

In my opinion this is an equitable middle of the road solution where the problem could be finally but put to rest
and people will able to start living with integrity and dignity.
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