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The Incredible Legal Immigrants
Canada Free Press ^ | 2/14/2014 | Dr. Ileana Johnson Paugh

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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TOPICS: Business/Economy; History; Society
KEYWORDS: immigrants
Thanks Dr. Paugh for another fine article. And she is a "legal" immigrant just as my mother-in-law was. Guess my kin were trespassers since they showed up in the mid 1600's. My "race"? Dutch. With a little Welsh ethnicity tossed in from my Mom's side. ;>}
1 posted on 02/14/2014 7:19:23 AM PST by rktman
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To: rktman

Oh come, legal immigration is SOOOOOO 100 years ago. Illegal immigration - oh excuse me- undocumented workers - are SOOOO in vogue right now.


2 posted on 02/14/2014 7:26:11 AM PST by GrandJediMasterYoda (Hitlery: Incarnation of evil.)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

We need far fewer legal immigrants and no illegal aliens.


3 posted on 02/14/2014 7:29:41 AM PST by kabar
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

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?


4 posted on 02/14/2014 7:36:07 AM PST by rktman (Under my plan(scheme),unemployment will necessarily skyrocket! Despite the % dropping. Period.)
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To: kabar

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.


5 posted on 02/14/2014 8:31:21 AM PST by Gaffer (Comprehensive Immigration Reform is just another name for Comprehensive Capitulation)
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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.


6 posted on 02/14/2014 9:23:14 AM PST by Buckeye McFrog
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Illegal Immigration literally pisses in the face of legal immigrants who have gone to the trouble of jumping through all the hoops.


7 posted on 02/14/2014 9:39:53 AM PST by GraceG
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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.


8 posted on 02/14/2014 9:45:11 AM PST by GrandJediMasterYoda (Hitlery: Incarnation of evil.)
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Agree that we are not bringing in the people who can contribute to our economy. We don't have a merit based system, but rather, a kinship based one. The vast majority of the 1.2 million legal immigrants come from the developing world. Moreover, 87% of them are minorities as classified by the USG entitled to affirmative action and minority business set asides, i.e., given preferences over the native born white American citizens.

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.

9 posted on 02/14/2014 10:39:49 AM PST by kabar
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