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Gloria Estefan: Arizona Immigration Law Won’t ‘Stop Criminals’ (Liberal Moonbat is wrong, again)
CNS News ^ | June 14, 2010 | Nicholas Ballasy

Posted on 06/14/2010 11:02:17 AM PDT by wac3rd

Grammy award-winning musician Gloria Estefan told CNSNews.com that Arizona’s new law against illegal immigration is not “going to stop criminals.” She also said, “You can’t equate criminals with undocumented workers.”

At the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., CNSNews.com asked Estefan, “I saw you participated in a protest against the Arizona immigration law. What specifically is your issue with the law?”

“First of all, the march that I participated in was one asking for immigration reform. It has happened every year. It wasn’t specifically because of Arizona. It’s been happening for quite a few years now – immigrants getting together asking for some kind of immigration reform,” Estefan said.

“I read the law top to bottom, because I wanted to make sure – and believe me, we’re in Florida, we also get a lot of immigration in Florida,” she said. “We’ve been lucky being Cubans that we have a, you know, kind of a status, refugee status that has been given to us, but we really do need this immigration reform.”

(Excerpt) Read more at cnsnews.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Foreign Affairs; Politics/Elections; US: Florida
KEYWORDS: aliens; illegalalien; illegalcriminal; immigration; undocumented

1 posted on 06/14/2010 11:02:18 AM PDT by wac3rd
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To: wac3rd

sooo... if you can’t stop all of them, why bother stopping any of them? that’s a dumb strategy.


2 posted on 06/14/2010 11:03:56 AM PDT by camle (keep an open mind and someone will fill it full of something for you)
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To: wac3rd

>>>“You can’t equate criminals with undocumented workers.” <<<

Absolutely. And you can’t equate domestic violence with slapping the wife in the head. Which part of “illegal” doesn’t she get?

What a freakin’ moron.


3 posted on 06/14/2010 11:04:24 AM PDT by redpoll
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To: wac3rd

They always leave out one little word....”illegal”.


4 posted on 06/14/2010 11:05:21 AM PDT by Dallas59 (President Robert Gibbs 2009-2013)
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To: wac3rd

Another singer declaring they know best. Geez.


5 posted on 06/14/2010 11:06:53 AM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: wac3rd; Joe Brower

Idiot Florida resident, Hussein lover Gloria Estefan strikes again ping.


6 posted on 06/14/2010 11:08:50 AM PDT by Recovering_Democrat
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To: wac3rd
Singing ability: C-. Knowledge of US laws: F. Political insight: F.
7 posted on 06/14/2010 11:09:26 AM PDT by JPG (Mr. Gore, we have a warrant for your arrest...put your hands behind your back.)
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To: wac3rd

About seven years ago I read a short article that explained what took place in San Antonio (I believe it was), shortly after enforcement was strengthened at it’s nearby border crossing and it’s proximity.

Grand theft auto dropped by over 50%.

So Gloria, was enforcing the laws of our nation justified or not?

If people don’t like our laws, they should go to the nation that has better ones. All this talk about how evil enforcement is, well folks still want to come here Gloria.


8 posted on 06/14/2010 11:09:38 AM PDT by DoughtyOne (J. D. Hayworth, the next Senator, the Great State of Arizona - Sen. Poopdeck, Panama is calling...)
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To: wac3rd
When it was noted that the Arizona law mirrors the federal law against illegal immigration, Estefan said: “It does, but it doesn’t stop them from doing it. As a matter of fact, Arizona actually, crime has gone down, and it’s one of the states with the most immigration – crime has gone down, and they actually catch more [illegals].

Tell that to the dead rancher's family.

9 posted on 06/14/2010 11:10:34 AM PDT by MissTed (I wondered why the baseball kept getting bigger.. Then it hit me.)
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To: camle
"...won't stop criminals..."

Why do we never hear that phrase then liberals start talking about "gun control".

10 posted on 06/14/2010 11:10:40 AM PDT by FrankR (Standing against tyranny must start somewhere, or the future belongs to the tyrants.)
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To: wac3rd
she said, adding “and also we live in America, if you’re an American, you’re going to have to carry your passport in Arizona if you look like me or if you speak with an accent, because they’re going to be able to target you just based on the fact that you seem Hispanic – and I’m not used to carrying my passport around in the United States of America.”

Why are today's entertainers such complete and utter morons?

11 posted on 06/14/2010 11:25:46 AM PDT by VeniVidiVici (I Don't Want Obama to Kick Ass. I WANT HIM TO GET OFF HIS ASS!!!!)
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To: wac3rd

So how are we supposed to know if an illegal who is a “harmless” ID theif, might be evolving into a violent criminal.


12 posted on 06/14/2010 11:26:35 AM PDT by NeverForgetBataan
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To: VeniVidiVici

Then why does Mexico and Cuba require you to have a passport on your person at all times?

She is literally a functioning moron.


13 posted on 06/14/2010 11:27:26 AM PDT by wac3rd (Gulf oil spews...Obama sues.)
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To: wac3rd

Aren’t you supposed to be singing or something, Gloria?


14 posted on 06/14/2010 11:27:53 AM PDT by reagan_fanatic (Never trust anyone who points their rear end at God while praying.)
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To: wac3rd
“You can’t equate criminals with undocumented workers.”

Just shows that someone with a third grade education does not know the meaning of illegal.

15 posted on 06/14/2010 11:27:58 AM PDT by org.whodat
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To: wac3rd

“Gloria Estefan: Arizona Immigration Law Won’t ‘Stop Criminals”

Gloria Estefan: 2A proponent.


16 posted on 06/14/2010 11:29:01 AM PDT by Grunthor (Getting married, T minus 12 days.)
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To: 1_Inch_Group; 2sheep; 2Trievers; 3AngelaD; 3pools; 3rdcanyon; 4Freedom; 4ourprogeny; 7.62 x 51mm; ..

Ping!


17 posted on 06/14/2010 11:31:12 AM PDT by HiJinx (I can see November from the rocker on my front porch...)
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To: wac3rd

I got BAD news for Gloria. If she and all her immigration reform cybabies got their wish.....

And we passed a bill like what was proposed in 2006. All the invaders would HAVE to submit to a criminal background check as a condition to stay.

I PROMISE you that we would find AT LEAST 30 percent would FAIL! maybe more. They GO BACK. Period. End of story Gloria.

Remember the Mariel boatlift. Castro cleaned out the prisons.


18 posted on 06/14/2010 11:31:35 AM PDT by NeverForgetBataan
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To: wac3rd

I wonder if this applies to gun rights too Mz. Estafan? Or is you’re outrage selective?


19 posted on 06/14/2010 11:31:43 AM PDT by vpintheak (Love of God, Family and Country has made me an extremist.)
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To: wac3rd

And yet, laws against guns will stop all gun violence, won’t it? < / sarcasm >


20 posted on 06/14/2010 11:38:12 AM PDT by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: NeverForgetBataan
Actually, that amendment got voted down because La Raza didn't like it.

Here are the Senators who voted against the Cornyn amendment , which would have established a permanent bar for gang members, terrorists, and other criminals looking to snag a shamnesty visa. Republicans underlined:

Never forget McCain not only pushed the amnesty bill, he refused to allow exclusions for the worst of the lot. And he unloaded his infamous temper on his mild-mannered senate colleague for having the audacity to introduce this amendment.

21 posted on 06/14/2010 11:41:08 AM PDT by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: wac3rd

Undocumented +illegal. Illegal means that you are in violation of the law. That does not seem difficult to understand.

Also, her comment about what “can” be done under the Arizona law is ludicrous. Can is imprecise. Anything can affect the behavior of human beings, law enforcement people too. How do you cover that in arguing against a law that the citizens of Arizona were forced to pass in order to try to protect themselves?


22 posted on 06/14/2010 11:43:56 AM PDT by SkipW
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To: wac3rd

Gloria, STFU about policy. It’s way out of your lane. Go sing something.


23 posted on 06/14/2010 11:53:34 AM PDT by ScottinVA (The West needs to act NOW to aggressively treat its metastasizing islaminoma!)
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To: wac3rd

Send her back to one of Castro’s re-education camps and keep her there.


24 posted on 06/14/2010 11:54:07 AM PDT by gitmogrunt
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To: Vigilanteman

Good update. I think Craig and Martinez are gone or will be soon. And as for Specter.... Well, he got his walking papers already.

I feel pretty certain that the Kyl amendment would survive if it was part of a new bill. So it DOES NOT change the reality.

Just think. if it’s only 20 percent that fail the backgground check and we have 15 million here now wanting shamnesty.

You better gas up the buses pilgrim and hire ALLOT more ICE agents.


25 posted on 06/14/2010 12:00:25 PM PDT by NeverForgetBataan
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To: wac3rd

Hey, Gloria.....go back to Cuba. We’re tired of the $hit spewing out of your mouth.


26 posted on 06/14/2010 12:01:19 PM PDT by july4thfreedomfoundation (I'm voting for Sarah Palin because she pisses off the right people.)
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To: wac3rd
You can’t equate criminals with undocumented workers.”

It is a Federal CRIME to enter the U.S. without proper documents and/or in an unapproved location. By definition, "undocumented workers" are CRIMINALS.

27 posted on 06/14/2010 12:09:54 PM PDT by Prokopton
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To: wac3rd

Note to Gloria:

80% of the warrants for murder in Los Angeles County are for illegal intruders!!!


28 posted on 06/14/2010 12:10:25 PM PDT by ridesthemiles
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To: wac3rd

When these people start marching in Polish Pride, Irish Pride, German Pride, etc. parades I’ll believe they are honest. Until then they are racists, pure and simple.


29 posted on 06/14/2010 12:10:57 PM PDT by raybbr (Someone who invades another country is NOT an immigrant - illegal or otherwise.)
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To: NeverForgetBataan
"Wide-stance" Craig is already gone. Politically, I think you could get a lot of self-deporting done simply by a demonstrated willingness to enforce the law. Arizona has proved as much.

I think we could even rachet it up a notch or two with a cash for deportation program.

The first million or so who report for deportation would get a cash payment for each year they've been here and even some extra points for consideration of getting an immigrant visa if they had done things like learned English and paid taxes. These bennies would only be collectable when they are physically present in their country of origin.

The second million would get a generous benefit package until finally you get down to offering a nice sack lunch and a free bus ride.

By the time you get to the end of said amnesty program, those remaining could be rounded up and have their bank accounts and property seized to help pay for the program. The cream of the crop of the early takers would also start being admitted.

There would be no need to open a special line for the amnesty crowd to get into the back of-- because the early departures would already be moving to the front of the regular lines.

30 posted on 06/14/2010 12:33:16 PM PDT by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: Vigilanteman

I like it. Could be kinda expensive though. Run the numbers. Call my secretary. we’ll do lunch.

The ones with criminal records though, go back. No bonus. If they refuse. They get to “help” build the fence that will keep them out permanently.

We will allow them to participate in the “take a friend” program. The only eligible friend is their former employer. They like working together so they can continue.


31 posted on 06/14/2010 12:46:29 PM PDT by NeverForgetBataan
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To: wac3rd

Racist Latina.


32 posted on 06/14/2010 3:06:57 PM PDT by rmlew (There is no such thing as a Blue Dog Democrat; just a liberals who lies.)
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