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1.06 Million New "Green Cards" Issued In 2011
Center For Immigration Studies ^ | 09 April 2012 | Jerry Kammer

Posted on 04/18/2012 12:22:28 PM PDT by zeestephen

The Department of Homeland Security reports that 1,062,040 new "Legal Residents" were admitted to the USA during 2011. "Green Cards" allow non-citizens to lawfully work in the USA and to receive almost every form of public assistance.

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TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: aliens; china; immigration; importingchaos; invasion; mexico
Mexico - 143,446; China - 87,016; India - 69,013; Philippines - 57,011; Dominican Republic - 46,109; Cuba - 36,452; Vietnam - 34,157; South Korea - 22,824

Click link for rest of the list.

1 posted on 04/18/2012 12:22:41 PM PDT by zeestephen
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To: zeestephen

Why do we need 67,000+ more “F”ing Moose-slimes in this country?
Iran, 14,822
Iraq, 21,133
Bangladesh, 16,707
Pakistan, 15,546


2 posted on 04/18/2012 12:31:49 PM PDT by WellyP (REAL)
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To: zeestephen

WTF!!!!

This REALLY pisses me off! We are trying to hire a jet pilot who is from Australia and most recently based in Poland. We were told by the attorney that it will be extremely difficult and have to match a list of approved jobs with his training. And then we can only have him for 6 years.

Maybe we should just sneak him across the Mexican border and everything will be fine. /s


3 posted on 04/18/2012 12:37:33 PM PDT by Aria ( 2008 wasn't an election - it was a coup d'etat.)
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To: zeestephen

Very interesting, zeestephen. Thanks for posting.


4 posted on 04/18/2012 12:47:08 PM PDT by PGalt
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To: Aria
Re: “And then we can only have him for 6 years.”

Trust me...

Once your pilot gets here on his H1-b Work Visa, he will be able to easily obtain a Green Card or USA citizenship within six years.

The good news is that he'll be afraid to leave your company until his paperwork comes through.

Until then, you can pay him a lot less money than you would have to pay a USA citizen for the same job.

5 posted on 04/18/2012 12:55:43 PM PDT by zeestephen
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To: zeestephen
there needs to be a standing order that all immigration is to be halted whenever unemployment exceeds 5%.

This not fair to American citizens in need of jobs or in need of better jobs.

My recollection from my LE experience many years ago, is that all new immigrants (green card holders) needed to have a job waiting or a sponsor agreeing to support the newby. What's the rule now?

6 posted on 04/18/2012 12:56:50 PM PDT by elpadre (AfganistaMr Obama said the goal was to "disrupt, dismantle and defeat al-hereQaeda" and its allies.)
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To: elpadre

In my opinion, the best possible immigration system would be based on your salary or wage.

If you get offered $250,000 a year, come on in!

If you get offered less, stay away!


7 posted on 04/18/2012 1:04:37 PM PDT by zeestephen
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To: zeestephen
Once your pilot gets here on his H1-b Work Visa, he will be able to easily obtain a Green Card or USA citizenship within six years.

You are very wrong. It is very hard to get citizenship from the US if you are english-speaking and white. It took us 8 years and it was no picnic. And we had the support of an expensive legal team from a Fortune-100 company. I'm sure it cost them 10's of thousands of dollars.

8 posted on 04/18/2012 1:05:19 PM PDT by lkco
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To: zeestephen

Hmmmm.

It’s still up in the air whether or not we can import him...the immigration attorney thinks it will be extremely difficult.

His wife is afraid to come here - afraid she’ll be shot. And he is making a gold mine in Poland - but that is ending.

That is good info about him being stuck with us however...that could solve some issues. Pilots are generally VERY portable.


9 posted on 04/18/2012 1:08:28 PM PDT by Aria ( 2008 wasn't an election - it was a coup d'etat.)
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To: WellyP
Why do we need 67,000+ more “F”ing Moose-slimes in this country?

So ACORN can register them to vote for their fellow muzzy.

10 posted on 04/18/2012 1:15:36 PM PDT by bgill
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To: zeestephen

DHS also ordered over 600 MILLION bullets.........


11 posted on 04/18/2012 1:18:43 PM PDT by ridesthemiles
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To: lkco
I don't know your particular circumstance.

My own experience is based on foreign Ph.d graduates from USA universities.

STEM graduates - science, technology, engineering, math.

About 80% of the Ph.d’s from China, India, Russia, and Eastern Europe apply for and receive Green Cards or Citizenship.

The situation is reversed for Japanese, Western Europe, and oil rich Middle East Ph.d’s.

About 80% of them return to their native country.

I assumed that was because the standard of living and employment prospects are as good as or better than in the USA.

If I am mistaken, I apologize.

12 posted on 04/18/2012 1:24:28 PM PDT by zeestephen
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To: zeestephen
I assumed that was because the standard of living and employment prospects are as good as or better than in the USA.

I can think of only two reasons:

  1. Graduates from Western Europe are too lazy to file papers. It doesn't cost that much, but it will take time and effort.
  2. Graduates from Western Europe do not expect the USA to ever be better than their own countries. In other words, they come from stable and rich countries and expect no need for a backup home. Nothing bad happened in Europe in their lifetime, after all.

Obviously, people from China, India, Russia prefer to invest into the GC and the US citizenship "just in case." Fortunes of countries change pretty fast (ask Greece.) Having papers allows them to live in the USA and in their native countries, and to travel freely, without visas. Getting US residence papers looks like a very good idea, even if you aren't sure if you will ever live here.

13 posted on 04/18/2012 2:00:41 PM PDT by Greysard
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To: zeestephen; Liz; Clintonfatigued; stephenjohnbanker; sickoflibs; SierraWasp; All

“1.06 Million New “Green Cards” Issued In 2011”

Ok, this is what I’m talking about when I ask open border advocates, “How many foreigners should we allow??”

1.06 million green cards
PLUS Over a million more each year take the oath of citizenship.

PLUS ALL the ‘refugees’, usually admitted by the state Dept and not in the above figures.

We have 4 to 5 million admited LEGALLY each year and then throw in all the ILLEGAL ones!

We’re playing with fire.


14 posted on 04/20/2012 10:52:23 AM PDT by AuntB (Illegal immigration is simply more "share the wealth" socialism and a CRIME not a race!)
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To: All; wardaddy; raybbr; Jeff Head; Travis McGee; Pelham

Green cards - ONE year for Mexico - 143,446

Remember that figure the next time some propagandist tells you that there is no other way for Mexicans to get into the United states except ILLEGALLY crossing the border!

Like Craig Ferguson said when he took the oath of citizenship...there were 1 million Mexicans and him!


15 posted on 04/20/2012 11:17:23 AM PDT by AuntB (Illegal immigration is simply more "share the wealth" socialism and a CRIME not a race!)
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To: AuntB; zeestephen; Liz; Clintonfatigued; stephenjohnbanker; SierraWasp; ...
RE :”“1.06 Million New “Green Cards” Issued In 2011 ”
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Ok, this is what I’m talking about when I ask open border advocates, “How many foreigners should we allow??

I been complaining about this (massive legal immigration) for years,

I have seen it here in Maryland. More than half my neighbors were in another home country 20 years ago, probably +60 %.

So far I am not impressed by their voting choices once they get citizenship. I have met a few disasters too,

Dont we have an unemployment problem?? Actually as I pinged you the unemployed are moving to disability as these folks take the jobs, till they catch on too.

16 posted on 04/20/2012 11:17:40 AM PDT by sickoflibs (Romney is a liberal. Just watch him closely.)
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To: sickoflibs

“Dont we have an unemployment problem?? Actually as I pinged you the unemployed are moving to disability as these folks take the jobs, till they catch on too.”

Actually the disability scam is a long favored one for aliens. A SS administrator told me that not being able to speak English and not having marketable skills puts them in a favored category for disability...then they claim mental hardship because of the poor conditions they lived under in the old country and bingo...instant tax funded disability.


17 posted on 04/20/2012 11:27:01 AM PDT by AuntB (Illegal immigration is simply more "share the wealth" socialism and a CRIME not a race!)
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To: AuntB; muawiyah; Gilbo_3; stephenjohnbanker; ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas
RE :”Actually the disability scam is a long favored one for aliens. A SS administrator told me that not being able to speak English and not having marketable skills puts them in a favored category for disability...then they claim mental hardship because of the poor conditions they lived under in the old country and bingo...instant tax funded disability.

I am with you on this one. In Maryland college is discounted or free based on income, and last year Dems passed the Dream Act here for college illegals.

I have met so many young immigrants who came here on a family green card visa and then got free college in Maryland.(most in the state $$$ colleges)

And what really bugs me about it is that I talk to them and find that they worship government and like Obama said yesterday, “The government helped me so I want it to help others”. That is their attitude too. And they love Obama. Most get government jobs.

Get them government benefits early and they will call it their mommy for life.

18 posted on 04/20/2012 12:10:20 PM PDT by sickoflibs (Romney is a liberal. Just watch him closely.)
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To: sickoflibs; AuntB; zeestephen; Liz; Clintonfatigued; stephenjohnbanker; SierraWasp; DoughtyOne
You would think (if you didn't pay too much attention) that GOP POTUSes would not want the number of "immigrants on the path to citizenship" to explode, but in fact Papa Bush issued more green cards per year than any other POTUS I am aware of. Surprisingly (?), the number went way down under Clinton and went up again under Bush Jr.

I considered the theory that leftist POTUSes screw up the economy to the extent that illegals don't even want to come here, but Clinton had a low unemployment rate, and the number of green cards went down.

But maybe Obama will outdo the Bushes if he gets a 2nd term. Who knows.

Link: green cards issued 1989-2008

19 posted on 04/20/2012 4:32:47 PM PDT by ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas (Fool me once, shame on you -- twice, shame on me -- 100 times, it's U. S. immigration policy.)
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To: sickoflibs; AuntB; zeestephen; Liz; Clintonfatigued; stephenjohnbanker; SierraWasp; DoughtyOne
I considered the theory that leftist POTUSes screw up the economy to the extent that illegals don't even want to come here

I should have written "green card seekers" instead of "illegals," although in some cases they are both.

20 posted on 04/20/2012 4:37:31 PM PDT by ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas (Fool me once, shame on you -- twice, shame on me -- 100 times, it's U. S. immigration policy.)
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To: ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas

NWO Papa Bush.....not surprised.


21 posted on 04/20/2012 4:40:02 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: AuntB; Grampa Dave; tubebender; Carry_Okie; ElkGroveDan; ScottinSacto; calif_reaganite; ...
We may be playing with fire, but right now Mrs. Wasp is having great difficulty in getting a simple passport card to accompany her husband of 50 years on an anniversary trip up the AlCan Highway through Canada and back again!!!

The county court house in AR burned down with her birth records lost. The elementary school districts in TX, WY and CA have all been schredded after 30 years.

So now, as the baby of her family and now an orphan she can't even prove she's a citizen, thus... an undocumented person that is freaking out when she hears and sees these stories of massive illegal immigration by scoff laws!!!

Here she is, unable to prove that this is the country of her birth, but as risk of not being given passage back into the country without a valid passport while others plant anchor babies here and stream their entire fertile families into the country. Worse yet, many just walk in with no passport or any righteous documentation whatsoever!!!

She has every right to be pist!!! She's never collected a dime of public assistance or free medical care just because she might vote for some lameass Democrat candidates!!! The inmates are running this asylum!!!

22 posted on 04/20/2012 8:58:18 PM PDT by SierraWasp (Negativity must die because it's self-fulfilling!!!)
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To: ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas; AuntB; zeestephen; Liz; Clintonfatigued; stephenjohnbanker; ...
RE:”Papa Bush issued more green cards per year than any other POTUS I am aware of. Surprisingly (?), the number went way down under Clinton and went up again under Bush Jr

The GWB years completely changed Maryland into a state of foreigners. I never saw so many immigrants in my life and it continues now.

Recall that during GWB Years the Republicans believed their own BS that the Housing bubble was proof that Republicans found the magic stone, we could wage two wars, cut taxes and grow government social spending and it all was free based on his magic 'tax cut' economy. It's harder to remember now because the same Republicans claim after 8 years Bush bears no responsibility for HIS economy.

Back to your point, in those BOOM years we were told we need massive immigration and amnesty to fill all those jobs. That was the Koolaid. The economy went into a dive Sept 2007 about 6 months after the Bush/Pelosi amnesty bill died in congress.

23 posted on 04/20/2012 10:14:44 PM PDT by sickoflibs (Romney is a liberal. Just watch him closely.)
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To: SierraWasp; AuntB; Grampa Dave; tubebender; Carry_Okie; ElkGroveDan; ScottinSacto; ...
We may be playing with fire, but right now Mrs. Wasp is having great difficulty in getting a simple passport card to accompany her husband of 50 years on an anniversary trip up the AlCan Highway through Canada and back again!!! .... freaking out when she hears and sees these stories of massive illegal immigration by scoff laws!!!

What's wrong with this picture? Here an immigration lawyer claims that LINK: Lawful Permanent Residents who stay outside of the U.S. for 6 months or more at a time are risking losing their I-551 Green Card (Lawful Permanent Residence) to airport immigration officials when they try to re-enter America, especially when they do it repeatedly.

I think that lawyer is exaggerating a little, making it sound like every time a green card holder is out of the country 6 months, airport immigration officials confiscate their green card with no hearing (I know in fact that is not always true -- but it may happen sometimes), but compare that to Obama's illegal aunt (GWB DHS stopped arrests of illegals so they would not pick her up), who appealed until she finally won.

And now Obama is letting illegals go free because they don't have enough beds. Perfect example of Cloward-Piven.

24 posted on 04/20/2012 11:55:46 PM PDT by ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas (Fool me once, shame on you -- twice, shame on me -- 100 times, it's U. S. immigration policy.)
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To: sickoflibs

” Back to your point, in those BOOM years we were told we need massive immigration and amnesty to fill all those jobs. That was the Koolaid. The economy went into a dive Sept 2007 about 6 months after the Bush/Pelosi amnesty bill died in congress”

Correct


25 posted on 04/21/2012 8:55:08 AM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: SierraWasp

Incredible.

“We may be playing with fire, but right now Mrs. Wasp is having great difficulty in getting a simple passport card to accompany her husband of 50 years on an anniversary trip up the AlCan Highway through Canada and back again!!!
The county court house in AR burned down with her birth records lost. The elementary school districts in TX, WY and CA have all been schredded after 30 years.

So now, as the baby of her family and now an orphan she can’t even prove she’s a citizen, thus... an undocumented person that is freaking out when she hears and sees these stories of massive illegal immigration by scoff laws!!!

Here she is, unable to prove that this is the country of her birth, but as risk of not being given passage back into the country without a valid passport while others plant anchor babies here and stream their entire fertile families into the country. Worse yet, many just walk in with no passport or any righteous documentation whatsoever!!!

She has every right to be pist!!! She’s never collected a dime of public assistance or free medical care just because she might vote for some lameass Democrat candidates!!! The inmates are running this asylum!!!”


26 posted on 04/21/2012 9:01:19 AM PDT by Grampa Dave (ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION IS DESTROYING AMERICA-LOOK AT WHAT IT DID TO THE WHITE HOUSE!)
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To: sickoflibs

” The GWB years completely changed Maryland into a state of foreigners. I never saw so many immigrants in my life and it continues now.”

Many states !


27 posted on 04/21/2012 9:50:46 AM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: lkco
It is very hard to get citizenship from the US if you are english-speaking and white.

It is also very stupid to get citizenship from the US if you are english-speaking and white. Unless you enjoy being looted. There are far better countries to emigrate to, in these times.

28 posted on 04/21/2012 12:27:30 PM PDT by Mr. Jeeves (CTRL-GALT-DELETE)
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To: WellyP

Some (many?) of those may be religious minorities who face persecution and even death in their home countries. Now America doesn’t have freedom of religion like we once did, but we haven’t come yet to martyrdom en masse.


29 posted on 04/21/2012 12:33:20 PM PDT by dufekin (Obama and Pelosi: at war against the Church--and innocent American babies)
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To: Mr. Jeeves

” “Money is the barometer of a society’s virtue. When you see that trading is done, not by consent, but by compulsion - when you see that in order to produce, you need to obtain permission from men who produce nothing - when you see that money is flowing to those who deal, not in goods, but in favors - when you see that men get richer by graft and by pull than by work, and your laws don’t protect you against them, but protect them against you - when you see corruption being rewarded and honesty becoming a self-sacrifice - you may know that your society is doomed.”
— Francisco d’Anconia, Atlas Shrugged, Ayn Rand

BUMP


30 posted on 04/21/2012 1:39:50 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: Mr. Jeeves
It is also very stupid to get citizenship from the US if you are english-speaking and white. Unless you enjoy being looted. There are far better countries to emigrate to, in these times.

Maybe, but hearing Paul Revere's ride send chills down my spine, and hearing the National Anthem brings tears to my eyes. I am an idealist and would rather believe in something than just be happy that "I'm NOT American". It is something worth living for ... not just going along with.

31 posted on 04/21/2012 11:08:00 PM PDT by lkco
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