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Old 06-11-2009, 06:22 PM
 
Location: Where laws can be ignored due to political correctness
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do you have a gas leak somewhere in your house? After the 9/11 tragedy, everything got more strict, who cares if people overstay their visas. As long as they work, and pay taxes that makes them just as equal as the rest of us.
Because overstaying a visa is not only a crime but a threat to national security and no one should be above the law no matter how you want it to be so.
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Old 06-11-2009, 06:26 PM
 
Location: Ann Arbor, MI
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Because overstaying a visa is not only a crime but a threat to national security and no one should be above the law no matter how you want it to be so.
Why is overstaying a visa a crime? You are just out of status if you overstay a visa.

And how is it a threat to national security?
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Old 06-11-2009, 06:27 PM
 
Location: Helena, Montana
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do you have a gas leak somewhere in your house? After the 9/11 tragedy, everything got more strict, who cares if people overstay their visas. As long as they work, and pay taxes that makes them just as equal as the rest of us.
What does that have to do with her post? She was saying that if she, a CITIZEN has to provide those documents, how is discrimination to make EVERYONE provide those documents?
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Old 06-11-2009, 06:27 PM
 
Location: West Creek
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Why is overstaying a visa a crime? You are just out of status if you overstay a visa.

And how is it a threat to national security?
I guess it makes them sleep better at night. I guess overstaying a visa is a crime, but yet they leave out that they pay taxes just like the rest of us... well sort off
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Old 06-11-2009, 06:34 PM
 
Location: Where laws can be ignored due to political correctness
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I guess it makes them sleep better at night. I guess overstaying a visa is a crime, but yet they leave out that they pay taxes just like the rest of us... well sort off
So one wrong makes a right?
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Old 06-11-2009, 06:41 PM
 
Location: West Creek
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So one wrong makes a right?
at least were getting something back, and not working under the table.

so 1 out of 2 isnt bad at all.
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Old 06-11-2009, 06:41 PM
 
Location: Lake Norman, North Carolina
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do you have a gas leak somewhere in your house? After the 9/11 tragedy, everything got more strict, who cares if people overstay their visas. As long as they work, and pay taxes that makes them just as equal as the rest of us.

Left wing weasel speak?
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Old 06-11-2009, 06:43 PM
 
Location: Where laws can be ignored due to political correctness
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at least were getting something back, and not working under the table.

so 1 out of 2 isnt bad at all.
Hooray for selective criminal acceptance. No, wait, that doesn't really seem right.
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Old 06-11-2009, 07:07 PM
 
Location: Mesa, Az
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Why is overstaying a visa a crime? You are just out of status if you overstay a visa.

And how is it a threat to national security?
Factoring in ID theft, etc. we are now discussing Felonies.
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Old 06-11-2009, 07:11 PM
 
Location: San Francisco, CA
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Why is overstaying a visa a crime? You are just out of status if you overstay a visa.

And how is it a threat to national security?
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Ah, left wing speak for "breaking the law."

EVERYONE illegally in this country is a threat to our security, that's how.
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