Skip to comments.The Incredible Legal Immigrants
Posted on 02/14/2014 7:19:23 AM PST by rktman
I am always fascinated by legal immigrants who left their loved ones and their homes behind, came to this country, and made America a special place unlike any other on earth. Their individual stories of true grit and endurance in the face of adversity gives our American citizens their unique character and cultural fabric.
I am not talking about the failed European multiculturalism model pushed by progressives to incorporate as many different ethnicities and religions as possible whether they fit in or not, including people who have broken the law or have given aid to our enemies. This societally disruptive and demographically suicidal model failed in Europe, it is certainly going to fail here.
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Oh come, legal immigration is SOOOOOO 100 years ago. Illegal immigration - oh excuse me- undocumented workers - are SOOOO in vogue right now.
We need far fewer legal immigrants and no illegal aliens.
Yup, doing things the “right” way is so passe. Used to be ignorance of the law was no excuse. Apparently now ignoring the law is the way to go. As an aside, if the obie residence in s**t-cago isn’t currently being used, how come the “lyin’ king” hasn’t opened it up to some poor unforutnates?
I agree. The only purpose for legal immigration in this day and age is for ‘humanitarian’ reasons, unfortunately this Administration and State Department have constrained this to be “diversity” [meaning anybody but traditional law abiding white Europeans].
Actually, we don’t need them - illegals or legals for that matter. We simply do not need them; we haven’t for DECADES.
But if I were to have a choice in it, whatever immigrants we’d have would have to pass some rigorous standards before being allowed to enter this country.
If we do need immigration “reform” it is to fix the system for LEGAL immigrants.
The ones I know have all been through an arduous 6 to 10 year journey through Bureaucrat Hell.
Illegal Immigration literally pisses in the face of legal immigrants who have gone to the trouble of jumping through all the hoops.
Well the problem with legal immigration is thanks to drunk killer Ted Kennedys immigration act of 1965, it’s harder for a doctor from Norway to get into the country than it is for a trash picker from Pakistan. So what you got is all these unskilled people swarming into the country which is why in places like New York city where I grew up, practically all the taxi drivers now are middle eastern whereas 30 years ago they were all white native New Yorkers who spoke perfect English. The immigration act puts preference over 3rd worlders than Europeans which is also why when I grew up in the 60 and 70s almost everyone spoke English. Now it’s all “dirka dirka yabba dabba mohammed Jihad”. So now what we got is not only 3rd world populations swarming into the country legally, but illegally as well and the RINO traitors like Marco Rubio and Marxists wants to give them amnesty. That combined with Marxist policies all but guarantees pretty soon the USA will be like Mexico/Pakistan. And just think: They buried Ted Kennedy in Arlington alongside all the heroes who died defending this country.
But the real problem is the numbers. We just don't need 1.2 million legal immigrants a year. We have just had the two highest decades of immigration in our nation's history. In 1970 one in 21 was foreign-born; today it is one in 8 the highest in 90 years; and within a decade it will be one in 7, the highest in our history. There are currently almost 45 million foreign born in this country.
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