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Rep. Lamar Smith: Immigration Bill "Worse Than We Thought"
cnsnews.com ^ | April 17, 2013 | Craig Bannister

Posted on 04/17/2013 5:44:28 PM PDT by chicagolady

Rep. Lamar Smith (R-Texas) said today that the Senate immigration bill is even worse than feared, since it legalizes illegals' relatives and even those previously deported:

"It's hard to believe, but the Senate immigration bill is worse than we thought. Despite assurances, the border is not secured before almost everyone in the country illegally is given amnesty. The bill guarantees there will be a rush across the border to take advantage of massive amnesty."

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TOPICS: Heated Discussion
KEYWORDS: aliens; amnesty; carteldeocho; gopamnesty; setupsoldout
It legalizes illegals' relatives and even those previously deported!
1 posted on 04/17/2013 5:44:28 PM PDT by chicagolady
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To: chicagolady
Congress MUST defeat this obscenity.

We cannot afford another ACA like megabill disaster.

2 posted on 04/17/2013 5:45:35 PM PDT by skeeter
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To: AuntB

Dear God in heaven, we need a miracle down hear. Everyone in Washington D.C.has gone out of their minds.


3 posted on 04/17/2013 5:46:05 PM PDT by chicagolady (Mexican Elite say: EXPORT Poverty Let the American Taxpayer foot the bill !)
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To: skeeter

Just the fact that at a time Americans are suffering and losing their homes is enough reason for any sane human being to say hold off on any talk of immigration. But these Bastards do not care at all about the average American worker.

Americans be damned is the message I am getting.

We DO need a third Party!


4 posted on 04/17/2013 5:48:30 PM PDT by chicagolady (Mexican Elite say: EXPORT Poverty Let the American Taxpayer foot the bill !)
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To: chicagolady

Its worth defeating for the entertainment of another democrat tantrum alone.


5 posted on 04/17/2013 5:48:34 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: cripplecreek

My blood boils over these traitors at the helm. And they think we are absolutely stupid.


6 posted on 04/17/2013 5:50:15 PM PDT by chicagolady (Mexican Elite say: EXPORT Poverty Let the American Taxpayer foot the bill !)
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To: chicagolady

I’ve reached the conclusion that we need to severely restrict immigration till we can get our economy under real control and actually growing.


7 posted on 04/17/2013 5:51:20 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: chicagolady

No 3rd party is going to help us defeat this bill. One thing can, though. To call a day of fasting and prayer and then try to spread it as far and wide as we can! What say ye?


8 posted on 04/17/2013 5:51:55 PM PDT by Shery (in APO Land)
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To: chicagolady

I sent the following letter to both of my senators:

Dear Senator _________,

I am opposed to S. 744, the Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act and strongly encourage you to vote against this bill when it comes to a floor vote in the Senate. Politicians from both political parties are treating American citizenship as though it were a prize to be won on a TV game show. It is not. In no other country on earth is illegal immigration treated as lackadaisically as it is here in America. In Mexico, illegal immigrants are first sentenced to a term in prison before being deported to their home country. They are not rewarded with offers of citizenship, reduced or even free college tuition or access to public health and welfare institutions as we currently do with illegal immigrants.

Many claim that the illegal immigrants only seek a better life in America and are doing no harm. However, simply coming uninvited to America is a crime because they are ignoring and violating both our national sovereignty as well as our existing immigration laws. In addition, for many to obtain work, they purchase forged Social Security cards or other false documentation indicating that they are legal residents of the United States. These forged/falsified documents are violations of federal laws to which members of both political parties turn a blind eye.

The fact is that by refusing to enforce existing laws and imprisoning or deporting illegal immigrants, we are encouraging more to come. Many more. And, come they have bringing diseases, crime and questionable backgrounds that are increasingly burdening law enforcement. In many places, the “catch and release” programs only encourage additional crimes and are an insult to American citizens who would not be eligible for the same treatment. And, none of these equate to the drain that illegal immigrants have placed on our social, health and welfare services that have caused many cities and states to increase taxes in order to be able to continue providing these services to the American taxpayers who pay for them.

Above all, Senator, I have reached my limit of being treated like a foreigner in my own country. Everywhere I turn, there are Spanish language commercials on radio and television channels as well as Spanish billboards, and both English and Spanish labels on items available on store shelves. More often than not, because many store stocking positions are held by Spanish Speakers, it is not uncommon for an item to be placed on a store shelf with the Spanish label to the aisle and the English label to the back of the shelf.

Finally, I would also ask why the federal government requires that election ballots be printed in both English and Spanish? One of the requirements of a naturalized American citizen is that he/she be able to speak, read and understand conversational English. That being the case, why is it necessary to print election ballots in any language other than English? The taxpayers could save a lot of money each election if ballots were printed only in the traditional language of the United States, English!

Thank you, Senator.


9 posted on 04/17/2013 5:58:05 PM PDT by DustyMoment (Congress - another name for anti-American criminals!!)
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To: chicagolady

Paul Ryan is out campaigning for amnesty with your favorite, Luis GUTTERSNIPE!
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/3008743/posts?page=30#30

AND the media is dissing anyone trying to point out the dangers of Mexico or the border.

Texas Rep. Louie Gohmert Warns of Islamic Terrorists in Mexico and the media calls him ‘unacceptable, offensive, and ignorant’
http://www.opposingviews.com/i/politics/foreign-policy/war-terror/texas-rep-louie-gohmert-warns-some-islamic-terrorist-are

WE have NO ONE to represent us, least of all the ‘tea party’. It’s probably a good thing you didn’t get in office, you’d be hamburger by now. What the hell are we supposed to do now? They have ALL sold us out with OUR MONEY!
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3008764/posts


10 posted on 04/17/2013 5:58:54 PM PDT by AuntB (Illegal immigration is simply more "share the wealth" socialism and a CRIME not a race!)
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To: Shery
To call a day of fasting and prayer and then try to spread it as far and wide as we can! What say ye?

I'm ok with a day of prayer.

11 posted on 04/17/2013 6:00:15 PM PDT by skeeter
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To: chicagolady; All

Clarification: ONE tea party group gave it a shot today at Rubio’s office. Tea party patriots. The rest are K Street Lobbyists taking the sheeple’s money.

http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Government/2013/04/16/EXCLUSIVE-Tea-Party-Patriots-smashes-Rubio-His-immigration-push-akin-to-Pelosi-s-Obamacare-passage


12 posted on 04/17/2013 6:05:06 PM PDT by AuntB (Illegal immigration is simply more "share the wealth" socialism and a CRIME not a race!)
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To: Shery

Coming right up.....................

National Day of Prayer May 2nd 2013

AMERICANS TO UNITE AND PRAY ON THURSDAY, MAY 2ND, FOR THE 62ND ANNUAL OBSERVANCE OF THE NATIONAL DAY OF PRAYER

This year’s theme, “Pray for America”, is based on Matthew 12:21 which reminds us that “In His name the nations will put their hope.”

“The American people continue to be plagued with challenges that defy simple answers, and our hope lies in humbly seeking the Almighty’s guidance, protection, and blessing – not only on the National Day of Prayer, but throughout the year.”


13 posted on 04/17/2013 6:07:29 PM PDT by chicagolady (Mexican Elite say: EXPORT Poverty Let the American Taxpayer foot the bill !)
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To: DustyMoment

Great Job!!


14 posted on 04/17/2013 6:07:55 PM PDT by chicagolady (Mexican Elite say: EXPORT Poverty Let the American Taxpayer foot the bill !)
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To: AuntB

No question about it.

Rubio is a traitor.


15 posted on 04/17/2013 6:08:55 PM PDT by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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The leaders of the GOP have just discarded these 'invisible Americans' for law breaking foreign CRIMINALS! Viva El Carel de Ocho!


16 posted on 04/17/2013 6:09:39 PM PDT by AuntB (Illegal immigration is simply more "share the wealth" socialism and a CRIME not a race!)
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To: chicagolady

The good news is that even if this passes the Senate, it can be beaten in the House.

The bad news is that Boehner leads the House.

This sausage making episode is going to be even uglier than usual and will take an enormous amount of heat being put on these Republican patrician pansies who have sold their souls to big business lobbyists.


17 posted on 04/17/2013 6:13:41 PM PDT by SharpRightTurn (White, black, and red all over--America's affirmative action, metrosexual president.)
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To: chicagolady

http://abclocal.go.com/kabc/story?section=news/local/los_angeles&id=9066506

‘Peeping Tom’ points cellphone up skirt in Panorama City store

Investigators said a federal immigration hold was placed on him because he had been previously deported and re-entered the country.

I’m shocked /s.


18 posted on 04/17/2013 6:15:18 PM PDT by I Drive Too Fast
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To: chicagolady

If Rubio remains within the GOP, he needs to be primaried.


19 posted on 04/17/2013 6:54:18 PM PDT by Zhang Fei (Let us pray that peace be now restored to the world and that God will preserve it always.)
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To: chicagolady

Way to go Rubio and McStain, you idiots, treasonous men! It’s anti-American and pro foreigner as is most of the nonsense coming out of the Congress in the name of globalization these days.

They are not doing anything to help Americans rebuild an economy but they are very busy shipping out business for India and China and funding the Muslim Brotherhood. Now that they shipped all our jobs overseas, it’s time to flood the nation with more workers/welfare receipents. This is evil.


20 posted on 04/17/2013 7:12:15 PM PDT by SaraJohnson
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To: chicagolady

Right. Read the bill BEFORE passing it to find out what is in it.


21 posted on 04/17/2013 8:15:54 PM PDT by VRW Conspirator (Cyprus - the beginning)
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To: AuntB

For years I would print out every article I came across about illegal aliens and murders, rapes, Dui’s,, car accidents, etc. I took the time to fax them to my congressmen, senators, president, state reps, all the way down to county and city reps. I never heard a peep from one of the illegal alien supporters.


22 posted on 04/17/2013 8:19:07 PM PDT by sheana
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To: sheana

Good for you on doing that. They absolutely, 100 percent, do not care. GW was as big of an idiot on this issue as any Dem.


23 posted on 04/17/2013 9:08:23 PM PDT by beaversmom
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To: beaversmom

Yes, I know that better than anyone. I was on the Arizona/Mexico border with the Minutemen when President Bush’s administration gave the location of the Minutemen to the Mexican Government.

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1629155/posts


25 posted on 04/18/2013 9:33:10 AM PDT by chicagolady (Mexican Elite say: EXPORT Poverty Let the American Taxpayer foot the bill !)
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To: beaversmom

Yes, I know that better than anyone. I was on the Arizona/Mexico border with the Minutemen when President Bush’s administration gave the location of the Minutemen to the Mexican Government.

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1629155/posts


26 posted on 04/18/2013 9:33:10 AM PDT by chicagolady (Mexican Elite say: EXPORT Poverty Let the American Taxpayer foot the bill !)
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