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Old 04-29-2010, 12:53 PM
 
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But I never seem to read about the other 50%, among which are about 1.5 million Asians.

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Old 04-29-2010, 12:55 PM
 
Location: Massachusetts
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Only 50%? I've heard it was as high as 90%.
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Old 04-29-2010, 12:57 PM
 
Location: Sierra Vista, AZ
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I doubt if the number is even that high. Most crossing from Mexico are from guatemala or other impoverished Central American Countries. They buy phoney Mexican Documents so that if they get picked up they will only be sent back as far as Mexico.

The Mexicans already got your job and are working at a factory in Mexico
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Old 04-29-2010, 01:10 PM
 
Location: AL
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I say we just enact Mexico's immigration laws....

Oh and I would bet its far more then 50%...
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Old 04-29-2010, 01:16 PM
 
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Well if you know anybody from Mexico they are going to tell you where they are from ..also the Salvadorans and Guatemalans might have something to say about the Mexicans!
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Old 04-29-2010, 01:17 PM
 
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Far more than 50% in AZ. More than 50% in NV. What's your point, ovcatto? Maybe you don't read about the others because they don't go marching in the street every time we talk of enforcing our laws. I don't recall seeing any group waving the Ukrainian flag while screaming "immigrants' rights."
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Old 04-29-2010, 01:20 PM
 
Location: John & Ken-ville
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But I never seem to read about the other 50%, who by some estimates count about 1.5 million Asians.
The other 50% if they are made of mostly Asian, and I have never seen those numbers... seem to have the common sense to shut the hell up because they know they're wrong, and don't run in the streets demanding "their rights" and somehow survive underground instead of marching in the streets carrying their flags of national origin on May 1st.
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Old 04-29-2010, 01:22 PM
 
Location: texas
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What gets me is how Mexico treats it's illegals. I have several El Salvadorian friends who say it's almost like they relish the thought of hurting or killing most Central Americans who cross illegally. The Mexican government really bears down on their southern border and their fellow citizens seem to like it. Hmmm, I guess they must be racist too??
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Old 04-29-2010, 01:22 PM
 
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OK fuzzy math? 1.5 million is 50%? ...you better make that 10 million.
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Old 04-29-2010, 01:23 PM
 
Location: Home, Home on the Front Range
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But I never seem to read about the other 50%, who by some estimates count about 1.5 million Asians.
Interesting statistic this:

"Statistics show that immigrants from India are among the fastest-growing groups of illegal and unauthorized aliens in the US. According to a report by the United States Department of Homeland Security, there was a 64 percent increase between 2000 and 2009 of the Indian unauthorized immigrant population, the highest out of any other ethnic group in that time period."


http://www.dhs.gov/xlibrary/assets/s...ll_pe_2009.pdf

Some additional detail:

"Between 2000 and 2009, the Mexican-born unauthorised immigrants increased by two million or 42 percent. But the greatest percentage increases occurred among unauthorised immigrants from Honduras (95 percent), Guatemala (65 percent), and India (64 percent).
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California remained the leading state of residence of the illegal immigrants in 2009, with 2.6 million, followed by Texas (1.7 million), Florida (720,000), New York (550,000) and Illinois (540,000)."


Indian illegal immigrants numbers up in US - World - ibnlive

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