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Children Of Immigrants Ask For Halt To Deportation That Splits Families
Fox News Latino ^ | December 9, 2011 | Fox News Latino

Posted on 12/09/2011 7:53:09 AM PST by moonshinner_09

Some children didn't write to Santa with their most heartfelt wish this holiday season. Instead, more than 5,000 sent letters to the nation's political leaders, asking them to stop a wave of deportations that is tearing immigrant families apart.

On Thursday, dozens of children brought the letters to President Barack Obama and Congress as part of the "A Wish for the Holidays" campaign, organized by the coalition We Belong Together

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: alien; aliens; illegalchildren; illegalimmigrants; immigration; obama; separatefamilies
I am so sure Obama, will get right on this.
1 posted on 12/09/2011 7:53:18 AM PST by moonshinner_09
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To: moonshinner_09

who wants to split up families? I want the illegals and their entire family deported !


2 posted on 12/09/2011 7:55:09 AM PST by TexasFreeper2009 (Newt Gingrich 2012!)
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To: moonshinner_09

The kids can go with them.

Why are these kids insisting on staying here, tearing their families apart?


3 posted on 12/09/2011 7:55:23 AM PST by VanDeKoik (1 million in stimulus dollars paid for this tagline!)
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To: moonshinner_09
Children Of Immigrants Ask For Halt To Deportation That Splits Families

Thanks Newt. Thanks for opening this can of worms.

4 posted on 12/09/2011 7:56:02 AM PST by frogjerk (OBAMA NOV 2012 = HORSEMEAT)
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To: moonshinner_09

Well, boo hoo. Shouldn’t have broken the law in the first place!


5 posted on 12/09/2011 7:56:02 AM PST by patriot08 (TEXAS GAL- born and bred and proud of it!)
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To: TexasFreeper2009
who wants to split up families? I want the illegals and their entire family deported !

Same here. Keep the families together, and end the anchor baby program. The law was never meant to be interpreted that way.

6 posted on 12/09/2011 7:58:27 AM PST by Moonman62 (The US has become a government with a country, rather than a country with a government.)
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To: moonshinner_09
We Belong Together

Yes you do. In Mexico. Adios.
7 posted on 12/09/2011 7:58:48 AM PST by LearsFool ("Thou shouldst not have been old, till thou hadst been wise.")
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To: moonshinner_09

The kids are writing to the wrong people. They should be writing to their parents, asking them why they broke the law and came here illegally, thus imposing the risk of deportation on the family and the chance it would be split up? Many, many years ago when my parents were raising me, they taught me two things: first, parents are responsible for their children, when they are children. Second, when the children are grown, they are responsible for themselves. Yet another lesson lost in the swamp of the nanny state.


8 posted on 12/09/2011 7:59:37 AM PST by chimera
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To: TexasFreeper2009

I know tell me about it. Who is asking them to stay? Who asked them to commit a crime in the first place? If I commit a crime I don’t want the judge to send me to jail because it would split my family. Chaaa right.


9 posted on 12/09/2011 7:59:37 AM PST by GrandJediMasterYoda (Nancy Pelosi - The #1 reason why we need a Constitutional amendment for Congressional drug testing.)
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To: moonshinner_09
Our Constitution has been unkind to them.

Chewy beans.

10 posted on 12/09/2011 8:00:19 AM PST by Glenn (iamtheresistance.org)
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To: moonshinner_09
Now who started this little campaign. And if you're little, they would leave you behind because??

Sham........

11 posted on 12/09/2011 8:00:27 AM PST by Sacajaweau
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To: moonshinner_09

Who cares. Until the border is shut down they will be back in a couple of months. This is the point Perry has been trying to make. Shut down the border, then when you deport they will stay deported. I know a guy who was deported and was back in a couple weeks. I thought WTF?


12 posted on 12/09/2011 8:00:46 AM PST by normy (Don't take it personally, just take it seriously.)
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To: VanDeKoik

The kids can go home to beautiful central america with their parenrs...voila, no split families!

I love a happy ending!

Maybe they can ride on Santa’s sleigh operated by Janet Napolitano, who put the “Ho” in Homeland Security


13 posted on 12/09/2011 8:02:43 AM PST by silverleaf (common sense is not so common- voltaire)
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To: normy

“Until the border is shut down they will be back in a couple of months. This is the point Perry has been trying to make. Shut down the border, then when you deport they will stay deported.”

Or you could brand them on the cheek and make it legal to shoot anyone with a branded cheek.


14 posted on 12/09/2011 8:03:21 AM PST by dsc (Any attempt to move a government to the left is a crime against humanity.)
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To: moonshinner_09

Why can’t the kids go with the parents? I can’t imagine that my folks would have allowed our family to seperated in a similar circumstance.


15 posted on 12/09/2011 8:06:10 AM PST by pgkdan ("Make what Americans buy, Buy what Americans make, and sell it to the world" Perry 2012)
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To: patriot08
I'm with you...


16 posted on 12/09/2011 8:08:00 AM PST by Old Sarge (RIP FReeper Skyraider (1930-2011) - You Are Missed)
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To: TexasFreeper2009
who wants to split up families? I want the illegals and their entire family deported !

That's the way!

17 posted on 12/09/2011 8:09:41 AM PST by Albion Wilde (A land of hyper-legalisms is not the same as a land of law. --Mark Steyn)
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To: normy

Perry?!!! ROFLMAO!!! He wants them illegal lil’ angels to all get a Texas sized college education, the damned fraud.


18 posted on 12/09/2011 8:14:14 AM PST by TADSLOS (Lexicon Genetics- Rick Perry's Solyndra Moment)
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The “split” families canard is pure nonsense. Mexico and the Central American countries, like the USA, consider children of their nationals to be citizens of their country. So such children CAN accompany their parents when they relocate to their parents’ countries of origin. Every year, thousands of people do this voluntarily. If families are split, it is by the choice of the family members. A difficult choice , in some cases. But the root source of this difficulty is the illegal resident's original decision to sneer at our laws and violate our borders.
19 posted on 12/09/2011 8:17:55 AM PST by Godwin1
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To: moonshinner_09

Why is it bad to split families to deport them, but it was just fine when they split up their family VOLUNTARILY when they left their home country to come here?


20 posted on 12/09/2011 8:34:36 AM PST by Boiling point (Cain / Palin 2012)
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To: TexasFreeper2009

Agreed! I don’t think anyone wants to split up the families. That would be heartless!


21 posted on 12/09/2011 8:38:28 AM PST by TheDon (The Democrat Party, the party of the KKK (tm))
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To: Old Sarge

:) ‘Morning, Old Sarge.


22 posted on 12/09/2011 8:43:45 AM PST by patriot08 (TEXAS GAL- born and bred and proud of it!)
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To: moonshinner_09

They can always go “home” with their law breaking parents


23 posted on 12/09/2011 8:50:35 AM PST by RnMomof7
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To: moonshinner_09

You can use this same logic to argue againt sending convicted felons to prison. “Don’t send my car jacking papa to jail! It will split up our family!”


24 posted on 12/09/2011 9:06:37 AM PST by BO Stinkss
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To: TADSLOS
ROFLMAO!!!HAHHAHAHHA.

Newt and Mitt really the frauds. So now what?

Perry is the only one even saying "secure the border" and if you look at the poll numbers, people believe him over the others. As a matter of fact that is his strongest asset, so you and your crazy minions are in the very small minority.

By the way, Ron Paul is a crazy ass old anti Semite.

25 posted on 12/09/2011 9:52:25 AM PST by normy (Don't take it personally, just take it seriously.)
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To: chimera

You have to wonder what are their parents & this group actually telling these kids ?It is like they brainwash them, to believe all their problems result from Americans,racist attitude towards illegals, therefore the parents and the kids are victims of bad Immigration laws.
You can only imagine what kind of attitude these kids will have towards this county later in life when they are older and mature.


26 posted on 12/09/2011 10:04:08 AM PST by moonshinner_09
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To: moonshinner_09; ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas; stephenjohnbanker; DoughtyOne; calcowgirl; Gilbo_3; ...

I propose the ‘keeping immigrant families together Act’ that stops the government from granting citizenship to children of illegals. That policy of making them Americans automatically is obviously cruel.


27 posted on 12/09/2011 10:09:37 AM PST by sickoflibs (Cain :"Plan B is to quit, but not call it quitting. Instead call it fighting")
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To: normy
As a matter of fact that is his strongest asset, so you and your crazy minions are in the very small minority.

Yeah, the 97% of heartless conservatives are a marginalized minority only in Perryworld. That must be some good drugs Team Perry is handing out in the Jim Jones kool aid tent.

28 posted on 12/09/2011 10:31:19 AM PST by TADSLOS (Lexicon Genetics- Rick Perry's Solyndra Moment)
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To: sickoflibs
I propose the ‘keeping immigrant families together Act’ that stops the government from granting citizenship to children of illegals. That policy of making them Americans automatically is obviously cruel.

Did you know there are liberals who whine about American white couples adopting children from other countries because it "deprives ethnic children of their heritage"?

Aren't illegal aliens taking advantage of the American practice of granting citizenship to children born here doing the same?

29 posted on 12/09/2011 10:44:03 AM PST by Victoria_R (Believers in VERY small government: Count Mountjoy/Benter in 2012!!!)
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To: TADSLOS
Get over it dude. I'm talking about you and the very few left on FR who just hate Rick Perry to hate him.

Get over it. Time to move on. You have milked the "don't have a heart" statement for months now and that teet is all dried up. Move on.

30 posted on 12/09/2011 10:53:54 AM PST by normy (Don't take it personally, just take it seriously.)
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To: TADSLOS

Hey TADSLOS, did you catch Perry’s new ad on Ytube ?What he says in the ad

The transcript of the 30-second spot, which is titled “Strong”:

“I’m not ashamed to admit that I’m a Christian, but you don’t need to be in the pew every Sunday to know there’s something wrong in this country when gays can serve openly in the military but our kids can’t openly celebrate Christmas or pray in school.

“As president, I’ll end Obama’s war on religion. And I’ll fight against liberal attacks on our religious heritage.

“Faith made America strong. It can make her strong again.

“I’m Rick Perry and I approve this message.” in his ad he has Jesus appear and he is talking to him...

I think Team Perry is on something much stronger than kool aid Here @....The original ad:http://blog.chron.com/rickperry/2011/12/using-youtube-perry-proves-to-be-all-thumbs/


31 posted on 12/09/2011 10:57:20 AM PST by moonshinner_09
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To: moonshinner_09

Apparantly illegal aliens don’t love their children enough to take them when they go.


32 posted on 12/09/2011 11:20:25 AM PST by Grunthor
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To: normy

Thank you so much for what you said. I am so sick of the hate on here for Perry.


33 posted on 12/09/2011 11:21:01 AM PST by Katarina (Rick Perry the Best man for President ! NEVER Romney! And no thank you to any of the others.)
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To: moonshinner_09

They are not ‘immigrant’ families. They are a mixture of ‘citizen’ and illegal alien families. These children were conceived to garner the largesse and benefits-without-work that this country offers. If it were up to me, these ‘citizens’ would be deported along with their illegal parents and their ‘citizenship’ revoked. WE DO NOT NEED THESE PEOPLE.


34 posted on 12/09/2011 11:22:55 AM PST by Gaffer
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To: sickoflibs

Only five thousand letters. I would have thought the coalition We Belong Together would have been able to do better then that. /sarc


35 posted on 12/09/2011 12:30:54 PM PST by Marine_Uncle (Honor must be earned.)
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To: normy

When is pious Rick going to “come to Jesus” over engaging in Texas sized insider graft and cronyism? When Rick is finally forced to slink back to Texas with his tail between his legs, he can spend his time explaining to Texans where hundreds of millions of their tax money went supporting his cronies and political appointees.


36 posted on 12/09/2011 1:20:18 PM PST by TADSLOS (Lexicon Genetics- Rick Perry's Solyndra Moment)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks sickoflibs.

Agreed — deport the whole group.


37 posted on 12/09/2011 3:40:15 PM PST by SunkenCiv (It's never a bad time to FReep this link -- https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: moonshinner_09
Some children didn't write to Santa with their most heartfelt wish this holiday season.OH PLEEEEZE! By the way can I write Santa with my heartfelt wish? Guess what that would be?
38 posted on 12/09/2011 4:31:22 PM PST by ColdOne (I miss my poochie... Tasha 2000~3/14/11)
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