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Old 12-06-2012, 02:46 PM
 
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In 2012 there are approximately 6.2 million workers in the U.S. with less than 10 grades of schooling completed, according to the report 46.6% of them were Mexican immigrants.
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An estimated 12 million Mexicans live in the U.S. and half of them are undocumented, not including their children who were born on U.S. soil.

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"60% of immigrants in the United States are Mexican" and "over 50% of these Mexican immigrants are undocumented," they said.
Mexican immigrants: the lowest paid and least qualified in the United States - Noticias - SanDiegoRed

Yes indeed, nothing like importing millions of poverty stricken, illiterate masses to ensure the future of your country.

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Old 12-06-2012, 03:24 PM
 
Location: Jacurutu
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Mexican immigrants: the lowest paid and least qualified in the United States - Noticias - SanDiegoRed

Yes indeed, nothing like importing millions of poverty stricken, illiterate masses to ensure the future of your country.
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In 2012 there are approximately 6.2 million workers in the U.S. with less than 10 grades of schooling completed, according to the report 46.6% of them were Mexican immigrants.


I wonder whom the other 53.4% with less than 10 grades of schooling are?...
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Old 12-07-2012, 07:12 AM
 
Location: San Diego
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I wonder whom the other 53.4% with less than 10 grades of schooling are?...




I'd say it could very well be their US born children?

http://www.voiceofsandiego.org/educa...cc4c002e0.html

"If you go to a school where everyone is poor, where almost nobody grew up in a family that speaks English at home, the chances that you'll be ready for college are not good at all," said Gary Orfield, co-director of the Civil Rights Project.
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Old 12-07-2012, 07:36 AM
 
Location: My beloved Bluegrass
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Mexican immigrants: the lowest paid and least qualified in the United States - Noticias - SanDiegoRed

Yes indeed, nothing like importing millions of poverty stricken, illiterate masses to ensure the future of your country.
Duh. That's because immigrants from other nations have to qualify to come here. We are getting their best and brightest while we are getting Mexico's desperate.
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Old 12-07-2012, 08:24 AM
 
Location: Maryland
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Duh. That's because immigrants from other nations have to qualify to come here. We are getting their best and brightest while we are getting Mexico's desperate.
And Mexico's leaders are laughing all the way to the bank. While their middle class is growing by leaps and bounds, ours is being decimated. But, we can feel good knowing we are kind to our neighbor.
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Old 12-07-2012, 08:32 AM
 
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Mexican immigrants: the lowest paid and least qualified in the United States - Noticias - SanDiegoRed

Yes indeed, nothing like importing millions of poverty stricken, illiterate masses to ensure the future of your country.
If you have an issue with this....well.....then you're a racist

BTW: one guess on which demographic has the highest teen birthrate in the nation
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Old 12-07-2012, 03:02 PM
 
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And Mexico's leaders are laughing all the way to the bank. While their middle class is growing by leaps and bounds, ours is being decimated. But, we can feel good knowing we are kind to our neighbor.
Agreed. All part of the plan to dumb down Americans so that the desperation for jobs will complete the plan for Americans to accept lower wages, work longer hours and compete with the massive acceptance of illegal slave labor primarily from south of the border.
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Old 12-07-2012, 03:07 PM
 
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If you have an issue with this....well.....then you're a racist

BTW: one guess on which demographic has the highest teen birthrate in the nation
[sarcasm on] Of course I am. Isn't everyone who opposes illegal immigration?[/sarcasm off]
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Old 12-07-2012, 05:02 PM
 
Location: Great State of Texas
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Up until 1992 education in Mexico was compulsory for 6 years. They raised it to 9 but but it was not well enforced.

That would be a 5th grade education or 9th grade if enforced. So at 11 or 14 one is no longer required to attend school.
The average is 8 years of education.


The Mexican Education War | The Nation
The average Mexican attends school for only eight and a half years. That's the equivalent of dropping out in middle school—before reading Shakespeare (or Cervantes), learning trigonometry or writing a sophisticated research paper.

Mexico, the next-door neighbor of the richest society in the world, ranks dead last among the forty-one countries that participate in the OECD’s Program for International Student Assessment. About 40 percent of Mexican 15- to 19-year-olds are completely disconnected from civil society and the legitimate economy; they have dropped out of school and are unemployed.
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Thirteen million of these Mexicans are the destitute poor, residing in rural communities disconnected from modern technology and functional social services. To put food on the table, parents pull their kids out of school and put them to work, sometimes in the violent, underground drug economy.
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Old 09-16-2018, 02:10 AM
 
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I'd hate to think what you'd say about my ancestors. They spoke a funny language that is related to German but doesn't even use "English" (Roman) letters, had very little formal education although they were generally smart, and weren't even Christian. Some people thought they had killed Jesus two millennia earlier; others thought they controlled the world through a network of banking connections. They were very good at making clothes and studying a book written in a different funny language, and some could play the violin, but they did not seem useful for much else. You would have thrown them out on their ear.
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