Free Republic
Browse · Search
News/Activism
Topics · Post Article


1 posted on 04/24/2009 11:11:32 PM PDT by Steelfish
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | View Replies ]


To: Steelfish

We’re actually very, very generous with legal immigration, Katie. Now go back to Newsweak.


2 posted on 04/24/2009 11:15:40 PM PDT by wastedyears (Iron Maiden's gonna get ya, no matter how far!)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies ]

To: Steelfish

...and in other news, deadly swine flu (that originated in Mexico) has been found in the US.

Have a nice day and keep voting Democrat. :)


3 posted on 04/24/2009 11:16:23 PM PDT by Tzimisce (http://groups.myspace.com/nailthemessiah)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies ]

To: Steelfish
Now the storyline has shifted, to focus on immigrants who are voluntarily leaving or avoiding America because the global financial crisis has tarnished its reputation as a land of growth and opportunity.

Dude, it's a global crisis. Unless you have another globe available, leaving isn't really an option.

In fact, the economy isn't as affected here as in most of the rest of the world.

4 posted on 04/24/2009 11:16:36 PM PDT by Sherman Logan (Everyone has a right to his own opinion, but not to his own facts.)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies ]

To: Steelfish

Didn’t Ted Kennedy write a law in the 1960’s that limited immigration from European Nations? and allowed greater numbers from 3rd world countries? We have diseases now that were once curable that are now showing strains that are resistant to medications. I say close the borders from 3rd world countries.


7 posted on 04/24/2009 11:25:22 PM PDT by Ballygrl
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies ]

To: Steelfish

...at this point I’d settle for deporting Congress. To Antarctica, because it’s the only continent that could survive them.


8 posted on 04/24/2009 11:27:44 PM PDT by OneWingedShark (Q: Why am I here? A: To do Justly, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with my God.)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies ]

To: Steelfish

The problem with the new immigrants is that many of them come here with their dumbass ideas about how America would be better if it were a Socialist or Communist state. The majority of them desire a government nanny state loaded with handouts and freebies and they end up voting that way. The Commie D’RATS are happy to oblige them in order to gain total power and control over the country.


14 posted on 04/25/2009 12:27:56 AM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Proud charter member of Napolitano's rightwing, nutcase American, watch list.)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies ]

To: Steelfish

Boo.


15 posted on 04/25/2009 12:31:34 AM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (~"This is what happens when you find a stranger in the Alps !"~~)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies ]

To: Steelfish

Reading newsweak is like splashing a bucket of garbage on your brain. How does this Trotsky rag stay in business? There aren’t that many doctors offices.


18 posted on 04/25/2009 3:12:46 AM PDT by sergeantdave (obuma is the anti-Lincoln, trying to re-establish slavery)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies ]

To: Steelfish
America Is Stupidly Shutting Out Immigrants. Isn’t It? [1.6 Million Immigrants Yearly!]

With increased cases of TB, swine flue, AIDS cases I would venture to say that the US is NOT shutting out immigrants. Well, then, maybe we are shutting out healthy Europeans and others who share our culture, respect our borders, and support our English language, all thanks to Ted Kennedy.

20 posted on 04/25/2009 4:13:08 AM PDT by olezip
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies ]

To: Steelfish

Bill Gates is a big supporter of the H1B visa program, allowing foreign student graduates to stay in this country for 6 years after graduation. Companies use this program to drive down wages for technical talent, as the H1B folks will accept lower than market wages for the privilege of remaining in this country. The justification, as Gates says, is that we don’t have sufficient talent in this country. While that may be true at some point in the future, I don’t believe it to be true now.

As I look to move from self-employed back into a technical position in industry, I have refused (so far) to apply to companies offering to help secure an H1B visa for applicants. They might as well advertise “Americans need not apply....”

hh


21 posted on 04/25/2009 6:07:03 AM PDT by hoosier hick (Gotta go, millions of Obama supporters are counting on me to pay their mortgages)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies ]

To: Steelfish; 1_Inch_Group; 2sheep; 2Trievers; 3AngelaD; 3pools; 3rdcanyon; 4Freedom; 4ourprogeny; ...

Only a half-million illegals per year?
Dream on, Newsweek.


24 posted on 04/25/2009 1:33:04 PM PDT by HiJinx (~ Support Our Troops ~ www.AmericaSupportsYou.mil ~)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies ]

To: Steelfish

We should have special immigration quotas for journalists to immigrate here to replace stupid sh!ts like the Newsweek stooge who wrote this


26 posted on 04/25/2009 3:59:32 PM PDT by dennisw (Your action becomes your habit. Your habit becomes your character, that becomes your destiny)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies ]

To: Steelfish; All

“Every year since 2000, the U.S. has attracted more than 1 million legal immigrants, including more than 1.1 million last year, and another half million illegal migrants. The walls are not as high as we thought.”

WRONG. Where do they get their figures?

According the the US Government.......Add them up.....legal entries are over 2 million every year. The Obama Administration wants MORE legal immigrants and wants to amnesty 12 to 20 million more illegal aliens!
http://uscis.gov/graphics/publicaffairs/DayinLife_050629.pdf
Some of the DAILY work of USCIS according to their own document:

* Conduct 135,000 national security background checks
* process 30,000 applications for immigrant benefits
* Issue 7,000 permanent resident cards (green cards -PER DAY)
* Welcome 2100 new citizens. PER DAY
* Welcome 3500 new permanent residents. PER DAY

More than 1 million people became citizens in 2008, with 780,000 taking the oath of allegiance in the first 10 months, according to preliminary figures from the Department of Homeland Security. In 2007, 660,477 people were granted U.S. citizenship.

Leading countries of birth of new citizens were:
Mexico (122,258), India (46,871), Philippines (38,830), China (33,134) and Vietnam (27,921)

Largest number of people naturalizing lived in:
California (181,684), New York (73,676) and Florida (54,563).
SOURCE: Office of Immigration Statistics, Department of Homeland Security
http://www.news-journalonline.com/NewsJournalOnline/News/WestVolusia/wvlHEAD03WEST012209.htm

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hispanics made up nearly half of the more than 1 million people who became U.S. citizens last year, according to a Hispanic advocacy group. The National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials said the number of Latinos who became Americans in fiscal year 2008 more than doubled over the previous year, to 461,317. That’s nearly half of the record 1,046,539 new citizens overall in 2008, a 58 percent increase from 2007. http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5gQKI-mUtzRTYIm7MjslLxEoz2zVgD97DFPI01

Study: Illegal Immigrants Having More Kids In US Associated Press ^ | April 14, 2009
http://www.thedenverchannel.com/money/19175382/detail.html

Growing numbers of children of illegal immigrants are being born in this country, and they are nearly twice as likely to live in poverty than those with American-born parents...

Overall, illegal immigrants’ children account for one of every 15 students in kindergarten through 12th grade. In 2008, California had the most illegal immigrants at 2.7 million, double its 1990 number, followed by Texas, Florida, New York and New Jersey.

“In the next eight years, the violent collection of criminal drug cartels could overwhelm the state and establish de facto control over broad regions of northern Mexico,” McCaffrey’s report said. “A failure by the Mexican political system to curtail lawlessness and violence could result in a surge of millions of refugees crossing the U.S. border.”

http://www.star-telegram.com/state_news/story/1245213.htm


27 posted on 04/26/2009 9:18:27 AM PDT by AuntB (The right to vote in America: Blacks 1870; Women 1920; Native Americans 1925; Foreigners 2008)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies ]

To: Steelfish; All

The Terry Anderson Show...

Terry’s guest tonight will be Rick Oltman...

Comprehensive AMNESTY for all ...

Agree ??? Disagree ???

Call Terry LIVE 9-10 PM PST at (866) 870-57521

LIVE stream at http://krla870.townhall.com/

http://www.republicbroadcasting.org/index.php?cmd=listenliv

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/2238409/posts


28 posted on 04/26/2009 5:38:06 PM PDT by Tennessee Nana
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies ]

Free Republic
Browse · Search
News/Activism
Topics · Post Article


FreeRepublic, LLC, PO BOX 9771, FRESNO, CA 93794
FreeRepublic.com is powered by software copyright 2000-2008 John Robinson