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Old 01-01-2010, 10:12 AM
 
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No human being is illegal. That's nice. It's also nonsense.

Opinion: The semantic debate over 'illegal' immigrants is a waste of time - San Jose Mercury News
I agree with him. The term undocumented immigrants makes it sound as if there is just some sort of registration problem with the people coming here illegally.
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Old 01-01-2010, 11:33 AM
 
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I like the term "foreign invader" better..It clearly describes the law breaking disrespectful crime doers better.
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Old 01-01-2010, 11:52 AM
 
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Criminal Immigrants.
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Old 01-01-2010, 12:05 PM
 
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I agree with him. The term undocumented immigrants makes it sound as if there is just some sort of registration problem with the people coming here illegally.
Besides, many of them have plenty of documents. For one they have their own country's documents, they have their own birth certificates, IFE cards and so on but they've also gone out of their way to obtain all sorts of other documents, stolen social security cards, someone else's laser visa cards, birth certificates of Americans and so on. In fact many have a variety of various documents, several identities all stolen or falsified.

They are foreigners here illegally, often working here illegally or having children to access the welfare programs.
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Old 01-01-2010, 05:10 PM
 
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illegal = in violation of law

alien = in a country of which one is not a citizen

Illegal Alien is therefore the proper term.
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Old 01-01-2010, 05:35 PM
 
Location: Maryland
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illegal = in violation of law

alien = in a country of which one is not a citizen

Illegal Alien is therefore the proper term.
Cut and dry. What is there NOT to understand?
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Old 01-01-2010, 05:58 PM
 
Location: summerville sc
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Illegal Alien is proper. They are here illegally and they are alien to us Americans. Lets add criminal to their title.
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Old 01-01-2010, 06:47 PM
 
Location: Pa
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I agree with him. The term undocumented immigrants makes it sound as if there is just some sort of registration problem with the people coming here illegally.
Yes as though there was a mix up in their paper work and are waiting for the clerical error to be cleared up.
The Reality. Most never even filed an application, paid the required fees or went through the interview process. The others? Simply knowingly over stayed their VISA.
Sort of like an unregestered guest in a hotel who simply picked a room and began squatting. Helping themselves to the pantry and yet demanding that room service change the sheets like they do for the paying guests.
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Old 01-01-2010, 08:55 PM
 
Location: Spokane via Sydney,Australia
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LOL change the sheets ? They're asking for an upgrade from a room to a suite - and what's more they're DEMANDING it.
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Old 01-01-2010, 09:12 PM
 
Location: Brooklyn
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Yes as though there was a mix up in their paper work and are waiting for the clerical error to be cleared up.
The Reality. Most never even filed an application, paid the required fees or went through the interview process. The others? Simply knowingly over stayed their VISA.
Sort of like an unregestered guest in a hotel who simply picked a room and began squatting. Helping themselves to the pantry and yet demanding that room service change the sheets like they do for the paying guests.
REP Loved it, I wish I said it first. Great analogy.
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