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Hayworth Condemns Mexican Government Sponsorship of Illegal Immigration
Homepage of Rep. J.D. Hayworth ^ | 01-05-05 | J.D. Hayworth

Posted on 01/07/2005 11:01:37 AM PST by hsmomx3

Hayworth Condemns Mexican Government Sponsorship of Illegal Immigration Act of 'Deliberate Hostility' Must Cease, Congressman Warns

WASHINGTON U.S. Rep. J.D. Hayworth's first act after being sworn in for a sixth term in Congress was to send a pointed message condemning state-sponsored illegal immigration by the government of Mexico.

In a letter to Carlos de Icaza, Mexico's ambassador to the U.S., Rep. Hayworth called the Mexican government's continued encouragement of Mexican citizens to come to the U.S. in violation of our immigration laws "nothing less than an act of deliberate hostility against the United States - an attack on our sovereignty - and it must cease before it does permanent damage to our relationship."

Rep. Hayworth's action was in response to exposure of a booklet printed and distributed by the Mexican government entitled "Guide to the Mexican Immigrant." He said the booklet is only the latest flagrant example of the Mexican government's lack of respect for U.S. laws.

"The booklet is essentially a 'how to' guide for illegal entry into the U.S. that provides recommendations for illegal aliens in evading detection of federal authorities once in the U.S. Not once does the guide mention how a Mexican migrant can come the U.S. legally!" Hayworth said in the letter.

Hayworth pointed out that the U.S. welcomes over 1 million legal permanent residents each year, 20 percent of those from Mexico, an amount three times greater than any other country. He also noted that the 1986 amnesty conferred green cards on 2.8 million illegal aliens, about 2.5 million of whom were Mexican, which represents about 12 years worth of Mexico's current annual immigration quota.

"America has been a tolerant and generous good neighbor in its reception of illegal Mexicans into our midst. But enough is enough," Hayworth said.

Hayworth labeled as "disgraceful" the Mexican government's open encouragement of its citizens to head north. That, he said, not only breaks our immigration laws, but also "tramples the spirit of citizenship and assimilation those laws were meant to foster. Illegal immigration weakens our welfare, judicial, and educational systems, and costs Americans jobs. And it endangers our national security."

Hayworth warned Ambassador de Icaza that the Mexican government's expressed support for an accountable guest-worker program is jeopardized by that nation's support of illegal immigration.

"Such a program is simply not possible as long as the illegal invasion of America's borders continues with the active encouragement of the Mexican government. If the Mexican government wants to work constructively for immigration reform in general and a guest-worker system in particular, it needs to start becoming a partner in securing our border instead of an accomplice in overrunning it. Ending the distribution of the guide would be a good place to start," Hayworth's letter concluded.

A copy of the letter to Ambassador de Icaza follows:

The Honorable Carlos de Icaza Ambassador of Mexico 1911 Pennsylvania, N.W. Washington, D.C. 20006

Dear Ambassador de Icaza:

I am writing to protest and condemn the Mexican government's continued encouragement of Mexican citizens to come to the U.S. in violation of our immigration laws. Mexico's state-sponsorship of illegal immigration is nothing less than an act of deliberate hostility against the United States - an attack on our sovereignty - and it must cease before it does permanent damage to our relationship.

As an act of good faith, I call on your government to immediately cease the distribution of the "Guide of the Mexican Migrant," which is only the latest flagrant example of the Mexican government's lack of respect for U.S. laws. The booklet is essentially a "how to" guide for illegal entry into the U.S. But it goes even further by providing recommendations for illegal aliens in evading detection of federal authorities once in the U.S. ("Avoid attracting attention," etc.) Not once does the guide mention how a Mexican migrant can come the U.S. legally!

The U.S. welcomes over 1 million legal permanent residents each year, 20 percent of those from your country, an amount three times greater than any other country. It is also worth remembering that the 1986 amnesty conferred green cards on 2.8 million illegal aliens, about 2.5 million of whom were Mexican. That represents about 12 years worth of Mexico's current annual immigration quota. America has been a tolerant and generous good neighbor in its reception of illegal Mexicans into our midst. But enough is enough.

It is disgraceful that the Mexican government openly encourages its citizens to head north, not only breaking our immigration laws, but also trampling the spirit of citizenship and assimilation those laws were meant to foster. Illegal immigration weakens our welfare, judicial, and educational systems, and costs Americans jobs. And it endangers our national security.

I know that your government will insist that this guide is nothing more than an effort to keep safe those committed to making the journey north anyway. But given your government's history of openly encouraging more Mexican citizens to head north, it is simply not believable.

The Mexican government has expressed support for an accountable guest-worker program. However, such a program is simply not possible as long as the illegal invasion of America's borders continues with the active encouragement of the Mexican government. If the Mexican government wants to work constructively for immigration reform in general and a guest-worker system in particular, it needs to start becoming a partner in securing our border instead of an accomplice in overrunning it. Ending the distribution of the guide would be a good place to start.

Thank you for your consideration. I look forward to hearing from you.

Best regards,

J.D. Hayworth Member of Congress


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Constitution/Conservatism; Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Foreign Affairs; Government; Mexico; Politics/Elections; US: Arizona
KEYWORDS: aliens; arizona; conspirators; hayworth; illegals; immigrantlist; mexico; politics

1 posted on 01/07/2005 11:01:38 AM PST by hsmomx3
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To: hsmomx3

And on a related note:

In Arizona: Pearce To introduce a bill to ensure undocumented immigrants don't receive benefits


Link to story: http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/breaking/010705_immig_laws.html


2 posted on 01/07/2005 11:03:20 AM PST by hsmomx3 (Vote NO for Napolitano in 2006!!!)
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To: hsmomx3

We all condemn it J.D. Now let's DO something about it rather than a silly worthless letter.


3 posted on 01/07/2005 11:04:12 AM PST by Digger
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To: hsmomx3

Add another one to the list of good guys.


4 posted on 01/07/2005 11:04:35 AM PST by RockinRight (Let's start now-Mark Sanford for President in 2008!)
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To: Digger

I think he will because of the fact he will most likely run for governor in '06.


5 posted on 01/07/2005 11:06:18 AM PST by hsmomx3 (Vote NO for Napolitano in 2006!!!)
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To: hsmomx3; Mo1; Howlin; Peach; BeforeISleep; kimmie7; 4integrity; BigSkyFreeper; RandallFlagg; ...
Go JD!!
PING...
6 posted on 01/07/2005 11:07:20 AM PST by OXENinFLA (I WILL find all those *%#$ING LITTLE GREEN FROGS in Metal Gear Solid!!!)
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ping


7 posted on 01/07/2005 11:07:27 AM PST by gubamyster
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To: hsmomx3
There are four terms that must always be brought up whenever formulating immigration policy:

  1. Reconquista
  2. MeCHA
  3. Aztlan
  4. La Raza

To understand each of these is to understand the very real threat that illegals pose against our nation. If we don't put a stop to it now, we can kiss California, Arizona, Nevada and New Mexico goodbye by 2050.

8 posted on 01/07/2005 11:12:45 AM PST by Prime Choice (The DNC! Where boys and girls look the same! That's a little strange isn't it?)
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To: hsmomx3
Everyone is outraged by this comic book. I am.

Now, let's start jailing those who take its advice and get in to this Country illegally!

All we do is whine and moan about how Vicente Fox won't stop "his" people from coming over here. Why don't we start Enforcing Our Own Laws instead of making big news about already-known about Mexican Policy?
Let's make BIG NEWS everytime an illegal murders someone, or everytime our taxes go up from supporting the S@B's. Where is the big news about what happens when they get here?? Why cant we prosecute those who EMPLOY them? We have INS agents who feel sorry for illegals, average citizens giving them jobs, free medical, etc. If we'd DEMAND from our Government to STOP treating illegals as if they had a citizens right..maybe they'd quit coming over here.

Better yet, why cant the government allow folks who are in border states, under direct threat to Handle It The Best Way They Can!
9 posted on 01/07/2005 11:13:23 AM PST by hushpad (Come on baby. . .Don't fear the FReeper. . .)
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To: Digger

Hayworth and Tancredo in 2008!!!!


10 posted on 01/07/2005 11:14:47 AM PST by ZULU (Fear the government which fears your guns. God, guts, and guns made America great.)
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To: Digger
We all condemn it J.D.

If our own President condemns it, why haven't we heard a word from him about it? You say it was a silly letter, I disagree.

President Bush should do more than writing a letter, he should make it clear to his buddy Fox that we're not going to put up with it anymore, and he should impose sanctions on Mexico to put a stop to this insanity.

11 posted on 01/07/2005 11:18:43 AM PST by janetgreen
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To: ZULU

this whole immigration thing is about to erupt and its going to be ugly



and i like ugly


12 posted on 01/07/2005 11:20:18 AM PST by jneesy (certified southern right wing hillbilly nutjob)
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To: jneesy

"The U.S. welcomes over 1 million legal permanent residents each year, 20 percent of those from your country, an amount three times greater than any other country. It is also worth remembering that the 1986 amnesty conferred green cards on 2.8 million illegal aliens, about 2.5 million of whom were Mexican. That represents about 12 years worth of Mexico's current annual immigration quota. America has been a tolerant and generous good neighbor in its reception of illegal Mexicans into our midst. But enough is enough. "

I just wish the powers that be would do something before it "gets ugly".


13 posted on 01/07/2005 11:30:31 AM PST by JustAnotherSavage (Government spends what government receives plus as much as it can get away with-Milton Friedman)
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To: mindspy; mysto; holyscroller; ozarkgirl; Outland; Rick Deckard; ZeitgeistSurfer; Klickitat; ...
"There is no room in this country for hyphenated Americanism...The one absolutely certain way of bringing this nation to ruin...would be to permit it to become a tangle of squabbling nationalities."

Teddy Roosevelt, Republican President (Speech, New York, 1915)

14 posted on 01/07/2005 11:33:38 AM PST by JustAnotherSavage (Government spends what government receives plus as much as it can get away with-Milton Friedman)
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To: janetgreen

The guy J.D. should also be laying the law down to lives at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. The buck stops there! (In fact, a few well chosen words from that address and the illegal invasion will stop tomorrow.)


15 posted on 01/07/2005 11:37:27 AM PST by holyscroller (A wise man's heart directs him toward the right, but the foolish man's heart directs him to the left)
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To: hsmomx3; All

Never mind as a Govenor.. He should run for Pres.. JD in 08


16 posted on 01/07/2005 11:40:19 AM PST by KevinDavis (Let the meek inherit the Earth, the rest of us will explore the stars!)
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To: jneesy

this whole immigration thing is about to erupt and its going to be ugly



and i like ugly<<<


I'm standin' on one foot, then t'other waitin', just waitin'. . .for what I like.


17 posted on 01/07/2005 11:41:05 AM PST by hushpad (Come on baby. . .Don't fear the FReeper. . .)
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To: hsmomx3

bump


19 posted on 01/07/2005 12:08:37 PM PST by Pa' fuera
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To: holyscroller
The guy J.D. should also be laying the law down to lives at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.

His silence about illegal immigration is deafening and sickening.

20 posted on 01/07/2005 12:09:43 PM PST by janetgreen
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To: hsmomx3

Someone could end run the Mexican government and the treasonous OBL by talking about assimilation of these illegals into Americans instead of Mexicans. Its about setting the bar higher and higher leaving the OBL and its conspirator henchmen always on the wrong side of the divide.


21 posted on 01/07/2005 2:42:34 PM PST by junta (junta, "is one uppity cracker")
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To: jneesy

This issue is hot and to think its this hot with all the hoses of the OBL media aimed at it. Imagine what happens if the conspiracy to stifle this debate starts to weaken?


22 posted on 01/07/2005 2:45:21 PM PST by junta (junta, "is one uppity cracker")
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To: hsmomx3

bump


23 posted on 01/07/2005 2:49:29 PM PST by Centurion2000 (Truth, Justice and the Texan Way)
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To: janetgreen
President Bush should do more than writing a letter, he should make it clear to his buddy Fox that we're not going to put up with it anymore, and he should impose sanctions on Mexico to put a stop to this insanity.

How about threatening a regime change in Mexico? It's not like we haven't followed through on that threat before. Personally, I like the idea. Anyone else? Show of hands?

24 posted on 01/07/2005 2:52:57 PM PST by Uncle Vlad
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To: hsmomx3

The Mexican government publishes a book instructing its nationals on how to be an illegal.

Americans are afraid to ask, "What next?"

Ironically, one of the big selling points of the NAFTA deal was that it would greatly alleviate illegal Mexican border-jumping......but since that time it has skyrocketed.

Adding insult to injury American taxpayers are subsidizing foreign aid transfers to Mexico. The government of Mexico---with all of its oil revenue----needs to be taking care of its own people, not "outsourcing' them as wards of American taxpayers.


Mexico can well-afford it. Mexico has more "Forbes" billionaires, 11, than all but eight other nations. It has more billionaires than Saudi Arabia, Switzerland or Taiwan. It also has more than 85,000 millionaires


According to the CNN report, Mexico sits on oil reserves worth about $400 billion, but Mexico's state-owned oil company, Pemex, doesn't have the investment funds to tap those reserves, and Mexico's Congress refuses to allow foreign investment in Pemex.


According to Visa International that is now clamoring for a share of the transfer fees, American money sent South of the Border by illegals constitutes $38 BILLION this year alone constituting Mexico's second largest most profitable industry.

America needs to seal our borders and let Vincente Fox know that we will cut off every penny in aid he gets from the United States.


America should mandate proof for all cash transfers out of the US and/or force all transferring agencies -- banks, credit unions, Amex, Western Union to collect a substantial withholding tax -- 50%, say -- on every unexplained foreign remittance.


25 posted on 01/07/2005 3:03:33 PM PST by Liz (Wise men are instructed by reason; lesser men, by experience; the ignorant, by necessity. Cicero)
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To: Liz

"America should mandate proof for all cash transfers out of the US and/or force all transferring agencies -- banks, credit unions, Amex, Western Union to collect a substantial withholding tax -- 50%, say -- on every unexplained foreign remittance. "

But instead Visa International wants a piece of the action. The estimate is now a trillion dollar undergroud income because of illegal aliens. Follow the money.


26 posted on 01/07/2005 5:50:22 PM PST by JustAnotherSavage (Government spends what government receives plus as much as it can get away with-Milton Friedman)
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To: KevinDavis

"Never mind as a Govenor.. He should run for Pres.. JD in 08"

There will be time - we need JD for Governor out here - I predict he will run and beat Napolitano with close to 60% of the vote.

I'm looking forward to volunteering for his campaign!


27 posted on 01/07/2005 8:00:40 PM PST by adam_az (UN out of the US! - http://www.moveamericaforward.org/?Page=Petition)
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To: Uncle Vlad
How about threatening a regime change in Mexico?

We could write our own comic book in Spanish along those lines. Show Pancho Villa type groups --- big hats and all--- riding up to Los Pinos or that ranch San Cristobal --- and overtaking the places or torching them.

28 posted on 01/07/2005 8:31:45 PM PST by FITZ
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To: adam_az; All

Is he really going to run for Govenor??


29 posted on 01/08/2005 5:32:58 AM PST by KevinDavis (Let the meek inherit the Earth, the rest of us will explore the stars!)
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To: hsmomx3
Blah blah blah. If you happen to live in any of the states that border Mexico as I have all my life, you would see that all this is cheap talk. Hell I was standing on the international bridge one day in Nuevo Laredo and watched a group of illegals float across the Rio Grande with their belongings held above their heads until the current delivered them to the U.S. side perfectly timed to land in a large bed of reads. Several illegals, one by one in broad daylight and not one Mexican officer standing around nor one U.S. Border patrol officer walked the 100 yards to the river bank to stop them. I could go on and on. I've seen so much down there it'll make your head spin. For most Americans, it's outta sight-outta mind. The average citizen doesn't have a clue what that border looks like. Abject poverty, criminal activity runs rampant. TB,hepatitis are so common due to the unbelievably unsanitary conditions down there. The Mexican government needs reform, it is corrupt to the bone. They provide only paltry infrastructure for their citizens and the rest of the wealth goes into the pockets of the well to do while their own people suffer. We should shut the borders down tight and DEMAND Vicente Fox reform the government and then we can talk about a guest worker program. Bush is negotiating with the Mexicans from a point of weakness due to his sickening political pandering as is the Governor of Texas Rick Perry. Mexico is a 3rd world country right on our border. American Corporations are allowed to go down their for cheap labor cost (Another story in itself), and put thousands of Americans outta work. Worse yet, The people that work at these factories live in shanty towns on the grounds surrounding the plant---think I'm exaggerating, go look at it for yourself. It's despicable. The Mexican Government, The President, Congress, State and Local governments should be ashamed of themselves for helping perpetuate this misery in the name of bringing jobs and a better standard of living to the Mexican people--it's poppy cock pure and simple. Shew! I feel much better now.
30 posted on 01/08/2005 5:58:00 AM PST by servantboy777
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To: KevinDavis

"Is he really going to run for Govenor??"

I hear rumors he's seriously thinking about it.

Also I heard him sub as the host on a local conservative am talk station, and someone called to ask him about running for higher office - he said he hadn't been sworn in for the new term as Congressman yet so it's a little premature, but that he was talking to his family about it.

I hope he runs for Governor - we need him badly. After a couple terms of executive experience, I think Hayworth would make a fine Presidential candidate. I really hope he takes that path.


31 posted on 01/08/2005 9:43:07 AM PST by adam_az (UN out of the US! - http://www.moveamericaforward.org/?Page=Petition)
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To: adam_az; All

I hope he does run..


32 posted on 01/08/2005 11:09:56 AM PST by KevinDavis (Let the meek inherit the Earth, the rest of us will explore the stars!)
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