Skip to comments.Illegal aliens poised for new haven in Connecticut (Legalized Sanctuary)
Posted on 07/23/2007 10:59:45 AM PDT by DogByte6RER
Illegal aliens poised for new haven in Connecticut
Article published Jul 23, 2007
July 23, 2007
REUTERS NEWS AGENCY - As many U.S. cities and states arrest illegal aliens in raids and toughen laws against them, a Connecticut city is offering to validate them under a new, first-in-the-nation ID-card program.
Starting tomorrow, New Haven will offer illegal aliens municipal identification cards that allow access to city services such as libraries and a chance to open bank accounts.
Supporters say the cards will improve public safety and give illegal aliens protections now afforded legal residents. Critics contend that it will unleash a flood of illegal immigration, straining services and wasting taxpayer money.
New Haven officials overwhelmingly approved the program last month in a 25 to 1 vote.
Backers and detractors alike say the program appears to fill a vacuum after Congress failed to act on immigration reform, leaving many towns and cities struggling with how to deal with a growing undocumented population.
Kica Matos, a leader of local Hispanic advocacy group Junta for Progressive Action, said undocumented workers are often targeted by thieves and robbed because they carry cash, a result of not being able to open a bank account.
"Part of the reason they can't open bank accounts is because they don't have forms of identification that were valid," she said.
She said two banks have agreed to accept the new city card, which will be offered to all New Haven residents, as legitimate identification sufficient for opening an account.
Miss Matos estimates 3,000 to 5,000 illegal aliens live in the city of 124,000 people, many from Mexico, Ecuador and Guatemala.
(Excerpt) Read more at washingtontimes.com ...
"Maybe New Haven needs to learn, if they want the illegals, then they'll get the illegals," he said.
Well...the New Haven council will quickly learn after their city turns into a third world ghetto.
Tell me this is an April Fool’s article? Those foolish New Englanders.
More from the article:
North Carolina-based Americans for Legal Immigration PAC has circulated a flier in 40 states urging illegal workers to move to New Haven, said its president, William Gheen.
“Maybe New Haven needs to learn, if they want the illegals, then they’ll get the illegals,” he said.
His flier, in English and Spanish, says: “Come to New Haven CT for sanctuary. Bring your friends and family members quickly.”
Americans for Legal Immigration PAC has circulated a flier in 40 states urging illegal workers to move to New Haven.
Link to the flyer at:
More blue state idiocy.
Choo gonna get what choo weesh for gringo. When we move into your neighborhoods we will turn it into a turd world slum in seex muntz like we doo everywhere else.
Have them all move to CT and then build the wall around that whole state to keep dem eeeeen
We cam only hope that New Haven will be overrun by illegal immigrants. We have all been told to always be very careful what you ask for.
Welcome to Nuevo Refugio
Nuevo Refugio city web site
Hopefully no other city/state will except these sham ID’s from New Haven.
Ask New Haven:
As one of your new sanctuary citizens I am petitioning that we change the city’s name to Nuevo Refugio
Congress needs to cut off all Federal funds to New Haven.
“Note: If you are not a citizen of the United States, you will be required to show proof of your legal status in this country.”
I’m going to print some of these fliers and post them at Wal-mart in Canton. Maybe some of these illegals will move up there!
‘Congress needs to cut off all Federal funds to New Haven.’
I agree - No Federal Funding whatsoever. I hope a bill will be presented and passed, that any Sanctuary city (that knowingly protects people who are deliberately breaking the law), should be seriously penalized.
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