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Old 04-29-2010, 12:48 PM
 
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More hypocrisy from Mexico. Is there any doubt the US treats illegals a million times better than other countries, including Mexico? They have no room to complain.

Mexicans slam Arizona immigration law, but how do they treat their migrants? (http://news.yahoo.com/s/csm/20100428/wl_csm/297614 - broken link)

"As Mexicans decry the Arizona immigration law and launch boycotts of Arizona, Amnesty International released a scathing new report urging Mexicans to look in the mirror.

“Invisible Victims: Migrants on the Move in Mexico” details the abuse faced by Central American migrants, who cross the southern border between Guatemala and Mexico, usually en route to the US.

Each year, tens of thousands of migrants make the trip.

Many lose limbs from accidents on trains they board to head northward.

Women and girls report sexual violence. And - far worse than asking suspected illegal immigrants about their US immigration status, as the new Arizona law will require police to do - many Central American migrants to Mexico accuse Mexican officials of demanding bribes or flat-out stealing their cash.

"Migrants in Mexico are facing a major human rights crisis leaving them with virtually no access to justice, fearing reprisals and deportation if they complain of abuses," Rupert Knox, Mexico Researcher at Amnesty International, said. "Persistent failure by the authorities to tackle abuses carried out against irregular migrants has made their journey through Mexico one of the most dangerous in the world."
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Old 04-29-2010, 12:53 PM
 
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Article 67 of Mexico's Population Law says, "Authorities, whether federal, state or municipal ... are required to demand that foreigners prove their legal presence in the country, before attending to any issues."
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Old 04-29-2010, 01:01 PM
 
Location: John & Ken-ville
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Even everyday Mexican citizens are empowered to make Citizen Arrests of people they SUSPECT as being in the country illegally.
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Old 04-29-2010, 09:04 PM
 
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Since my other thread was closed thanks to a troll, I will repost my original link here.

Mexico's Immigration Law: Let's Try It Here at Home

It’s noteworthy that nobody has argued that the U.S. look at how Mexico deals with immigration and what it might teach us about how best to solve

our illegal immigration problem. Mexico has a single, streamlined law that ensures that foreign visitors and immigrants are:
• in the country legally;
• have the means to sustain themselves economically;
• not destined to be burdens on society;
• of economic and social benefit to society;
• of good character and have no criminal records; and
• contributors to the general well-being of the nation.

The law also ensures that:
• immigration authorities have a record of each foreign visitor;
• foreign visitors do not violate their visa status;
• foreign visitors are banned from interfering in the country’s internal politics;
• foreign visitors who enter under false pretenses are imprisoned or deported;
• foreign visitors violating the terms of their entry are imprisoned or deported;
• those who aid in illegal immigration will be sent to prison.

Who could disagree with such a law? It makes perfect sense. The Mexican constitution strictly defines the rights of citizens -- and the denial of many fundamental rights to non-citizens, illegal and illegal. Under the constitution, the Ley General de Población, or General Law on Population, spells out specifically the country's immigration policy.
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Old 04-29-2010, 09:15 PM
 
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Actually it sounds like they treat migrants as equals, lol. Is it Mexico's fault that we treat our citizens so well?

They need to do something in that country to improve overall conditions as a whole. Particularly on border towns, it seems fairly insufferable to be either a migrant or a Mexican citizen there.

The best way to force change is to shut off the valve of revenue. And if their police seek our assistance, provide it. Hopefully theyve watched Cocaine Cowboys.
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Old 04-30-2010, 02:58 PM
 
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NPR quote-

HOWLONG THISTIME (HOWLONGTHISTIME) wrote:
Mexico is a corrupt failed government. Even those who vowed to fight Arizonas Law, have admitted the truths, and are sidelined on what to do about the esculating problems in Both Countries Mexico and America. Keep in mind we "America" can not let the failures of Mexico ruin our Country, WHICH it is doing accross all States. Here is a website to Ponder On.

Mexico acknowledges migrant abuse, pledges changes - Yahoo! News (http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20100429/ap_on_re_la_am_ca/lt_mexico_migrants - broken link)
"MEXICO CITY – Amnesty International called the abuse of migrants in Mexico a major human rights crisis Wednesday, and accused some officials of turning a blind eye or even participating in the kidnapping, rape and murder of migrants. The group's report comes at a sensitive time for Mexico, which is protesting the passage of a law in Arizona that criminalizes undocumented migrants."
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Old 04-30-2010, 04:23 PM
 
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No kidding! The Mexican Government.....even more murderous....crooked, corrupt and hypocritical than our own....


....difficult to believe....
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Old 04-30-2010, 04:23 PM
 
Location: AL
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and illegals are not allowed to protest...........Hmmm we should implement that!
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Old 05-12-2010, 08:15 AM
 
Location: San Diego
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Michelle Malkin : How Mexico Treats Illegal Aliens - Townhall.com

For one, I am glad they have harsh laws as if they didn't the waves of criminals would be even higher than they are now.
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