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Old 06-18-2009, 12:19 AM
 
Location: Where laws can be ignored due to political correctness
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Mexicans topped the nationality arrested in 2008 with 661,773 persons (91 percent), followed by Honduras (19,351), Guatemala (16,395), El Salvador (12,684), Cuba (3,351), Ecuador (1,579), Nicaragua (1,467), Brazil (977), China (836), Dominican Republic (819), Canada (610), and other nationalities (3,998).
Filipinos not among top US illegal entrants - INQUIRER.net, Philippine News for Filipinos

Perhaps the above may shed light on why Mexican illegal aliens are cited and mentioned so much.

On the other hand, I'm surprised at the amount of Chinese illegal alien border crossers.
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Old 06-18-2009, 01:07 AM
 
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It did not suprise me to see Mexicans as #1 on the list. What suprised me is that Canada made the top 10!
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Old 06-18-2009, 02:13 AM
 
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U.S. is multiracial and is adding more Amerindian ingredients to its melting pot.
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Old 06-18-2009, 03:21 AM
 
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U.S. is multiracial and is adding more Amerindian ingredients to its melting pot.
The U.S has not been a melting pot since 1965. The U.S of today is a salad bowl because we have a large segment of society that puts race/raza above country.
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Old 06-18-2009, 05:40 AM
 
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It did not suprise me to see Mexicans as #1 on the list. What suprised me is that Canada made the top 10!
At 1 % of Mexico one can hardly compare the 2 countries violations.
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Old 06-18-2009, 06:28 AM
 
Location: Fayetteville, NC
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Not to many TNTs (tago ng tago)because they issue so few tourist/student visas to Filipinos.

Many of the Chinese overstay student visas.
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Old 06-18-2009, 06:29 AM
 
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The U.S has not been a melting pot since 1965. The U.S of today is a salad bowl because we have a large segment of society that puts race/raza above country.

What happened in 1965 that suddenly changed the "melting pot" notion?
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Old 06-18-2009, 08:27 AM
 
Location: Mesa, Az
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U.S. is multiracial and is adding more Amerindian ingredients to its melting pot.
If they come here legally that is one thing----------------if illegal; said criminals irrespective of actual/race ethnicity need to be pitched out and have their assets seized.
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Old 06-18-2009, 08:28 AM
 
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What happened in 1965 that suddenly changed the "melting pot" notion?
When the immigration laws were changed to allow chain migration, etc.

Like most of the rest of us anti's; I also would like to see our laws revert back to pre 1965.
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Old 06-18-2009, 10:34 AM
 
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When the immigration laws were changed to allow chain migration, etc.

Like most of the rest of us anti's; I also would like to see our laws revert back to pre 1965.
I knew that. It was rhetorical. Does anyone really believe this country was a melting pot before 1965? It has never been a melting pot.

My point was this: pre-1965 the immigration laws were racist, skewed against those who were not white Western Europeans. As far as I am concerned, 1965 was a watershed year, because it opened up America to LEGAL immigrants of all races.

That said, I am for LEGAL immigration of people from all over the world, not illegal. I am also against the H1B and similar programs.
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