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Hundreds Protest Illegal Immigration Law at Alabama Capitol Steps
WAKA ^ | 28 August 2011 | WAKA

Posted on 08/28/2011 8:28:01 PM PDT by moonshinner_09

Alabama's illegal immigration law will go into effect this Thursday, but protesters in Montgomery are pushing forward to have their voices heard in opposition to what's considered the toughest crackdown on illegal immigration in the country.

Hundreds gathered at the capitol steps to oppose Alabama's new illegal immigration law, which will go into effect in just four days. The majority of the people in attendance were families and some said they are worried that this new law will break up their family.

"I don't like this law, because I think it is going to tear my family apart," Edward E. said.

Edward's children were born in the United States, but said he and his wife do not have papers. So his family is hoping that in these final days, something will be done to change this law on illegal immigration. People gathered to hear words of inspiration from state senators and religious leaders.

Alabama senator Hank Sanders said he is ashamed of the law.

"I spoke out against it when it was up against the legislature," Sanders said. "I did my best to try to stop it along with some others. We weren't able to do it. It's the wrong spirit. It's a mean spirited law."

Some people held signs asking Governor Robert Bentley how they will be able to keep their families together under this law.

"If some of the kids are legal and the parents are illegal, they're thinking about deporting the parents, but the kids, where are they going to stay?" Mario Quintero said.

Although the future is unknown and their legal status may be called into question, those in attendance said they want to stand up for what is right and to have a better life.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; News/Current Events; US: Alabama
KEYWORDS: al; aliens; countryoflaws; criminals; crymeafrikkinriver; gtfo; gtfoomc; gtfu; immigration; infiltrators; invaders; lawless; zerotolerance
Protest all you want in 4 days it will be reality.You can take your kids with you, if you really care about them. Its your jobs as parents. I want a better life too,maybe I will rob a few banks to have that better life
1 posted on 08/28/2011 8:28:05 PM PDT by moonshinner_09
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To: moonshinner_09

If you are an “illegal” you are not an “immigrant”. You must have an immigration visa to be an immigrant. Else, you’re just a visitor of some kind.


2 posted on 08/28/2011 8:35:35 PM PDT by muawiyah
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To: moonshinner_09

“I don’t like this law, because I think it is going to tear my family apart,” Edward E. said.”

Ed. YOU did it.


3 posted on 08/28/2011 8:35:57 PM PDT by jessduntno (Obama shanks. America tanks.)
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To: moonshinner_09

Nobody joins up on the capital steps to protest all the illegal immigrants.


4 posted on 08/28/2011 8:36:02 PM PDT by Steely Tom (Obama goes on long after the thrill of Obama is gone)
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To: moonshinner_09

Reality or no, the Obama “Justice” Dept. along with some “caring judge,” will put a halt to it’s implementation, asap.


5 posted on 08/28/2011 8:36:12 PM PDT by zerosix (native sunflower)
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To: moonshinner_09

Such an insincere argument. Noone’s telling that the children have to stay here.


6 posted on 08/28/2011 8:36:25 PM PDT by MNDude (so that's what they meant by Carter's second term)
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To: moonshinner_09

Want something to protest?? Round ‘em all up, throw ‘em into one huge holding cell, throw away the key.


7 posted on 08/28/2011 8:37:28 PM PDT by lbryce (BHO:Satan's Evil Twin)
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To: moonshinner_09

Arrest them and they go on a chain gang!,get some work out of their ingrate azzes,then deport.


8 posted on 08/28/2011 8:37:43 PM PDT by Cheetahcat (Carnival commie side show, started November 4 2008 ,A date that will live in Infamy.)
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To: zerosix

Reality or no, the Obama “Justice” Dept. along with some “caring judge,” will put a halt to it’s implementation, asap.
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And, if they do, I will NEVER hire a biz using illegals (like I’ve ALWAYS done). My husband came here LEGALLY.....having to jump through loops of $hit!!! They can earn it like us, dammit!!!!!! Either we a country of LAWS or we’re NOT.


9 posted on 08/28/2011 8:39:28 PM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Mr. Weiner...Don' t Tweet your meat. It's too late to delete!)
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To: moonshinner_09

Yes, absolutely, take your kids and go to where you are a legal citizen!


10 posted on 08/28/2011 8:40:30 PM PDT by SootyFoot2
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To: moonshinner_09

Yes, absolutely, take your kids and go to where you are a legal citizen!


11 posted on 08/28/2011 8:40:43 PM PDT by SootyFoot2
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To: moonshinner_09

Don’t worry: the Justice Department will put a stop to this law. :)

Illegals are doing the work Americans won’t - voting Liberal Democrat. :)


12 posted on 08/28/2011 8:40:43 PM PDT by Tzimisce (Never forget that the American Revolution began when the British tried to disarm the colonists.)
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To: moonshinner_09

Wel Ed E. take your butt and your family back to where you came from and come back thru proper channels.


13 posted on 08/28/2011 8:40:42 PM PDT by silentreignofheroes
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To: moonshinner_09
Some people held signs asking Governor Robert Bentley how they will be able to keep their families together under this law.

Simple, everybody in the family returns to Meh-Hee-Co. Problem solved.

14 posted on 08/28/2011 8:42:09 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: moonshinner_09
Let me just say that when I wuz a kid in the 50's and living in the Heart of the Heart of Dixie (Shelby County, Ala. - AL now) there wuz no issue with speaking Spanish. Black English? you bettcha.

We checked our (cap) gun belts at the door to (private) kindergarten.

Apparently things have changed.

15 posted on 08/28/2011 8:46:08 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: moonshinner_09

For adults to put children as a shield against illegal actions is disgusting. These adults knew what their situation was and tried to have real citizens pay for/accept their wrongdoing.


16 posted on 08/28/2011 8:46:26 PM PDT by noinfringers2
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To: moonshinner_09
"If some of the kids are legal and the parents are illegal, they're thinking about deporting the parents, but the kids, where are they going to stay?" Mario Quintero said.

Perhaps I am hardhearted, but I really don't care. How 'bout taking your family back where you came from? Do a reverse sneak across the border.

IMHO, parents should have considered this possibility when they illegally broke into our country.

17 posted on 08/28/2011 8:49:17 PM PDT by upchuck (Rerun: Think you know hardship? Wait till the dollar is no longer the world's reserve currency.)
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To: moonshinner_09
"maybe I will rob a few banks to have that better life "

You should just tap 0bama's sta$h.

18 posted on 08/28/2011 8:50:08 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: moonshinner_09
You can take your kids with you, if you really care about them.

"Weigh anchor."

19 posted on 08/28/2011 9:05:24 PM PDT by thecodont
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To: muawiyah

mau “If you are an “illegal” you are not an “immigrant”. You must have an immigration visa to be an immigrant.”

MmmMu Yep, Your point is on point. Rab can but wounder if the time to “invade” and nation build just south of here should commence immediately, or just very shortly.

R.


20 posted on 08/28/2011 9:06:02 PM PDT by Rabin
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To: moonshinner_09
We haven't had a good protest here in the state of Alabama since the civil rights movement, and that was over 50 years ago. They say hundreds, but I believe the numbers are overinflated. There are a lot of Hispanic people in the state, and the bulk of them are legal. These laws are not harmful to legal citizens, nor will they physically harm illegals. It's a sign of the times. Budgets have to be cut, spending has to be cut, and illegals have to be deported.
21 posted on 08/28/2011 9:07:22 PM PDT by political1 (Love your neighbors)
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To: moonshinner_09

No one’s going to split up families. Is there any country that does not allow people with citizenship to live there with their children born in another country?

Kids belong with their parents. Parents belong in their legal nation of citizenship. The parents made the decision to complicate the family, no one else.


22 posted on 08/28/2011 9:11:48 PM PDT by hocndoc (http://WingRight.org (I've got a mustard seed and I'm not afraid to use it.) (RIAing)
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To: moonshinner_09

I do wonder how the following will stand against previous court ruling on “Plyler” (http://www.enotes.com/supreme-court-drama/plyler-v-doe )

http://www.whnt.com/news/whnt-read-alabamas-immigration-law-signed-on-june-9-2011-20110609,0,964137.story
“to require public schools to determine the citizenship and immigration status of students enrolling; to require school districts to compile certain data and submit reports to the State Board of Education; to require the State Board of Education to submit an annual report to the Legislature; to further provide for eligibility and requirements for voter registration;”


23 posted on 08/28/2011 9:23:40 PM PDT by hocndoc (http://WingRight.org (I've got a mustard seed and I'm not afraid to use it.) (RIAing)
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To: moonshinner_09

IF Marco Rubio eschews the Arizona law then this one must truly get his dander up.

Hispano Primero...otra vez!


24 posted on 08/28/2011 9:25:24 PM PDT by wardaddy (I support anyone but Romney)
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To: moonshinner_09
Politicians (both Democrat and Republican) love illegals because they pay into Social Security, but can never collect. Illegals are what are keeping Social Security solvent.

If the Illegals are granted amnesty, they will be able to collect Social Security...which will end up bankrupting the system after all.

What will the politicians do?

25 posted on 08/28/2011 10:43:49 PM PDT by Cowboy Bob (Greed + Envy = Liberalism)
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To: moonshinner_09
"If some of the kids are legal and the parents are illegal, they're thinking about deporting the parents, but the kids, where are they going to stay?" Mario Quintero said.

Simple. The kids have dual citizenship. They can go with their parents.

26 posted on 08/28/2011 10:45:47 PM PDT by Cowboy Bob (Greed + Envy = Liberalism)
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To: lbryce

“Round ‘em all up, throw ‘em into one huge holding cell, throw away the key.”

No argument from me. Sounds like an excellent idea. Let’s get a national referendum on that.


27 posted on 08/28/2011 10:52:44 PM PDT by Ernie Kaputnik ((It's a mad, mad, mad world.))
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To: zerosix

“Reality or no, the Obama “Justice” Dept. along with some “caring judge,” will put a halt to it’s implementation, asap.”

Probably, but if those worthless a$$holes in black robes we refer to as the Supreme Court would get off their collective asses the kids would be as illegal as the parents. These laws work, just look at Arizona even with much of their law o hold. And now the Mexican “states” along our southern border are complaining that they don’t have the resources to handle their own citizens who are now self-repatriating because they fear being caught. As bad as the Executive and Legislative Branches are, the Judiciary is twice as bad at all levels.


28 posted on 08/28/2011 11:01:39 PM PDT by vette6387 (Enough Already!)
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To: moonshinner_09

How about if you aren’t legal, then the kids aren’t legal?

You can take them with you then, and remain one big happy family. :)


29 posted on 08/28/2011 11:46:01 PM PDT by Shadowstrike (Be polite, Be professional, but have a plan to kill everyone you meet.)
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To: jessduntno
“I don’t like this law, because I think it is going to tear my family apart,” Edward E. said.”

Tell Edward he is illegal - and if he feels so strongly about the law, he should write out a T.S. Slip and take it to the Chaplain ...

30 posted on 08/28/2011 11:47:59 PM PDT by Lmo56 (If ya wanna run with the big dawgs - ya gotta learn to piss in the tall grass ...)
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To: moonshinner_09

Everyone might want to step back a step and review the whole situation. As of this weekend, there are no training programs in existence for Alabama state police or any state attorney personnel over the new law. They’ve admitted this. Until such a program is brought into effect...not one single effort will be made to enforce the law. If you look around for comments by Alabama law enforcement, they are all hinting that they expect a federal judge to suspend the Alabama law before it takes effect.


31 posted on 08/29/2011 1:45:29 AM PDT by pepsionice
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To: moonshinner_09
Edward EEEEEEEEEElegal.....
32 posted on 08/29/2011 1:52:33 AM PDT by AmericanInTokyo (De-RINOFICATION of the GOP leadership is Job Number ONE. Let's GIT 'ER DONE!!)
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To: moonshinner_09
This is NOT rocket science.

Every country in the world that has an illegal alien problem, and resolves to do something about it, deports the parents and the kids can follow, which they usually have not choice but to do. Sorry. Actions have consequences. 5. 10. 15. 20 years down the line. But the law is the law and actions have consequences. They damned well should have taken that into consideration when they came up here and then had their "anchor babies."

33 posted on 08/29/2011 1:59:56 AM PDT by AmericanInTokyo (De-RINOFICATION of the GOP leadership is Job Number ONE. Let's GIT 'ER DONE!!)
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To: moonshinner_09
If you drive around town without a drivers license, does that simply mean "you do not have papers"? (sic). HELL NO.

Talk about removing a subject from a predicate.

It means YOU ARE DRIVING ILLEGALLY BECAUSE YOU DO NOT HAVE YOUR LICENSE WITH YOU OR HAVE NO LICENSE TO BEGIN WITH.

You are not an undocumented driver, your breaking the frikking law and the fact you dont have "documents" is entirely do to your own actions.

This political correctness has got to stop. If I wer a LEGAL IMMIGRANT to the USA, I would be fit to be tied what with this sense of brash entitlement these parasites and freeloaders have.

(shouting in general here, ms_09, not at you!) ;-)

34 posted on 08/29/2011 2:03:20 AM PDT by AmericanInTokyo (De-RINOFICATION of the GOP leadership is Job Number ONE. Let's GIT 'ER DONE!!)
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To: moonshinner_09

Too bad some folks with balls didn’t drive through with bullhorns claiming to be ICE and announcing a raid.


35 posted on 08/29/2011 4:03:25 AM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (~"This is what happens when you find a stranger in the Amber Lamps !"~~)
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To: AmericanInTokyo

How much do you want to bet that “Edward E” made those comments through a translator?


36 posted on 08/29/2011 11:51:32 AM PDT by HenpeckedCon (What pi$$es me off the most is that POS commie will get a State Funeral!)
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To: RushIsMyTeddyBear
Totally different "crime" than entering (and staying after being ordered deported), but MO has instituted an "upgrade" on their conceal carry law, that one must not only take classes and prove proficiency in hand guns but now also semi-automatic weapons (as do their instructors).

Anyone found not having passed both will be subject to "Class C Misdemeanors!"

The radio announcements include that one will be "subject to arrest and jail" if they are found to be in non-compliance!

How's that for "fair and equal justice," jump our borders, use fraudulent documents to get jobs, welfare, food stamps and medicare - nods and winks from the President on down, fail to receive training on guns that you will never own nor use, off to the hoosegow with you!

37 posted on 08/29/2011 12:35:21 PM PDT by zerosix (native sunflower)
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