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Texas GOP Oks more-lenient immigration platform
AP via The Houston Chronicle ^ | Friday, June 8, 2012 | Will Weissert

Posted on 06/08/2012 11:02:32 PM PDT by esarlls3

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The Texas Republican Convention has approved a party platform on immigration conceding that mass deportation of illegal immigrants isn't practical and calling for "common ground" to develop more-realistic strategies.

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Here is the platform language passed:
IMMIGRATION
The Texas Solution – Because of decades-long failure of the federal government to secure our borders and address the immigration issue, there are now upwards of 11 million undocumented individuals in the United States today, each of whom entered and remain here under different circumstances. Mass deportation of these individuals would neither be equitable nor practical; while blanket amnesty, as occurred with the Simpson-Mazzoli Act of 1986, would only encourage future violations of the law. We seek common ground to develop and advance a conservative, market- and law-based approach to our nation’s immigration issues by following these principles:

1. Secure Our Borders – The U.S. Border must be secured immediately! We demand the application of effective, practical and reasonable measures to secure our borders and to bring safety and security for all Americans along the border and throughout the nation.

2. Modernize the United States Social Security Card – We support the improvement of our 1936 Social Security card to use contemporary anti-counterfeit technology. The social security card will not be considered a National ID card for U.S. citizens.

3. Birthright Citizenship – We call on the Legislative, Executive, and Judicial branches of the United States to clarify Section 1 of the 14th amendment to limit citizenship by birth to those born to a citizen of the United States with no exceptions.

4. Create an Effective and Efficient Temporary Worker Program – A national Temporary Worker Program should be implemented to bring skilled and unskilled workers into the United States for temporary periods of time when no U.S. workers are currently available. Additional program requirements should require:


1 posted on 06/08/2012 11:02:42 PM PDT by esarlls3
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To: esarlls3

Texas GOP misplaces spine, abandons sovereignty, caters to illegals over America.

Impractical my ass. They lack the will. Nothing more.


2 posted on 06/08/2012 11:10:24 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: esarlls3
Texico rolls over...

Dallas Morning News:

Dallas Parkland Hospital leads nation in illegal immigrant births

Sherry Jacobson reports that 74 percent of the total 14,872 births at Parkland Hospital were to women who are believed to be in the country illegally. _______________________________________________________

That over 1000, illegal alien anchor babies per month, at just one Texas hospital.

Ya don't need to be a fortune teller to see what's coming for TX...Yuk yuk yuk.

3 posted on 06/08/2012 11:10:24 PM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: esarlls3

In the state where Univisón’s newscast gets the highest ratings, the Democratic party is modeling itself after the booming part of the population.

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Texas Growing Brown Turns It Blue

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2884963/posts


4 posted on 06/08/2012 11:13:41 PM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: esarlls3

I dont care if mass deportation is practical or not. I want my country back. I want my money, my culture, my lifestyle, my safety back. Lets try forced mass deportations for a year and reassess.


5 posted on 06/08/2012 11:15:45 PM PDT by samadams2000 (Someone important make......The Call!)
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To: esarlls3

This is bullshit. President Eisenhower managed mass deportations. Where there exists will, Americans can do it.

The Texas Republicans are more concerned with bending to the demands of the construction and agricultural industries in that state than in abiding by Federal law. Those business sectors make large profits from exploiting illegal alien labor which drives down legal wages. This “platform plank” is evidence of that.

This is exactly why the United States is in such disorder. It is a situation driven by greed and dishonesty.


6 posted on 06/08/2012 11:15:52 PM PDT by SatinDoll (NO FOREIGN NATIONALS AS OUR PRESIDENT)
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To: esarlls3
Applicants with prior immigration violations would only qualify for the program if they paid an appropriate fine

BEWAHAHAHAHAHAH

7 posted on 06/08/2012 11:16:05 PM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: esarlls3

Bank robbers deserve equal treatment. They are just misunderstood. As are rapists, murderers, and drug cartels.

/mega S


8 posted on 06/08/2012 11:16:20 PM PDT by digital-olive
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To: SatinDoll

Don’t worry. I’m sure several TX freepers who regularly make excuses for why “WE” are wrong will be here shortly to twll us to ‘not mess with Texas.

If this is what Texas stands for, who’d want to? Oh yea...Mexico. This is sad. So many good people there totally screwed by the GOP...AGAIN. STAND UP TO THEM DAMMIT!!!


9 posted on 06/08/2012 11:20:24 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: esarlls3
Welcome to the Romney Republican Party.


10 posted on 06/08/2012 11:20:36 PM PDT by EternalVigilance (The saving of the republic begins the day conservatives stop supporting what they say they hate.)
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To: Norm Lenhart; All

What is the answer to this situation; realistically? Even if we could deport all of them, they’d be back in a few weeks. I just don’t have any answers.


11 posted on 06/08/2012 11:25:26 PM PDT by pistolpackinpapa
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To: Norm Lenhart; All

What is the answer to this situation; realistically? Even if we could deport all of them, they’d be back in a few weeks. I just don’t have any answers.


12 posted on 06/08/2012 11:29:41 PM PDT by pistolpackinpapa
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To: pistolpackinpapa

Build the fence, militarize the border to protect from illegal immigration, drug violence, purge illegals from Social Security/welfare rolls, Massive fines/jail for employers who hire illegals, NO EDUCATION for Illegals and deport any by force that do not leave of their own accord.

Problem solved. They won’t be back in any significant numbers as they face being shot at the border and canot live once/if they do manage to get across.

All doable. All within our power. We lack the will. Nothing more.


13 posted on 06/08/2012 11:30:39 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: pistolpackinpapa

No benefits for illegals. Severe crackdown on employers who hire illegals. No need to deport as they will self-deport.


14 posted on 06/08/2012 11:31:33 PM PDT by Rastus
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To: esarlls3
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The Texas Republican Convention conceded that mass deportation of illegal immigrants isn't practical and calling for "common ground"

How in hell would they know, since they never did that?

State after state falls to government sponsored violent, costly open borders chaos.

Common ground means throw the stupid tax payers a bone, make um think their being tough, and keep those damn borders open for that illegal low wage labor.

Common ground=compromise conservative principles, to hell with the rule of law, as that only applies to the legitimate tax payers.

4. Create an Effective and Efficient Temporary Worker Program – A national Temporary Worker Program should be implemented to bring skilled and unskilled workers into the United States for temporary periods of time when no U.S. workers are currently available.

When no U.S. workers are available?

Someone tell these U.N. open border globalist frauds there are tens of millions of unemployed and under employed Americans.

15 posted on 06/08/2012 11:32:23 PM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: Rastus

But, no mistake, I’m totally cool with formal mass deportations.


16 posted on 06/08/2012 11:32:35 PM PDT by Rastus
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To: Rastus
No benefits for illegals. Severe crackdown on employers who hire illegals. No need to deport as they will self-deport.<<

BINGO!!.....We have a winner!!....

Sometimes people can't see the forest for the trees...

17 posted on 06/08/2012 11:48:48 PM PDT by M-cubed
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To: Rastus

No benefits for illegals. Severe crackdown on employers who hire illegals.
__________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Sounds good. If it works.


18 posted on 06/08/2012 11:48:54 PM PDT by pistolpackinpapa
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To: Norm Lenhart
Don’t worry. I’m sure several TX freepers who regularly make excuses for why “WE” are wrong will be here shortly to tell us to ‘not mess with Texas.

I think one might has already showed up...

With suggestions like, We're helpless, we don't know what to do....Lets all be nice and find some compassionate "Common ground".

If this is the Texas GOP, then I suggest everyone down there not give this fraudulent leftist organization one red cent, as they'll lead you down the primrose path.

This sounds like something we'd hear in CA.

19 posted on 06/08/2012 11:50:52 PM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: pistolpackinpapa

If they can’t work or get welfare it cannot ‘not’ work. No money means no rent. so without a job, food or place to live, they can turn to crime, which WILL guarentee massive backlash or leave.

They will leave. Assuming we can elect people who ignore liberals and do their freaking jobs.


20 posted on 06/08/2012 11:52:18 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: dragnet2

I’m tired of fake conservatives and fake Americans. Anyone supporting illegals in any capacity is scum. Period. They have no place in this country.

And their ‘logic’ is that of liberals. Excuses, one after another. “We cant build the fence...we can’t deport...we can’t...”

Yes we can! Help or leave. But they will have their usual tantrum, tell me I have no ‘right’ to say these things and go right back to helping enable the destruction of their country while crying “Don’t you DARE question my patriotism!


21 posted on 06/08/2012 11:57:17 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: Norm Lenhart

Amazing

I was banned for taking your stance over this issue in 2005

For a year


22 posted on 06/09/2012 12:07:30 AM PDT by wardaddy (the GOP are cowards)
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To: Norm Lenhart

Phony conservatives abound...In fact, I believe were surrounded by traitors and betrayers, those benefiting off this massive violent invasion, those with conflicts of interest in one form or another.

Profits regardless of consequences, will eventually leave America dead on the floor.

The big money flowing into the GOP by big biz, is a payoff to keep that cheap endless illegal labor flowing. Same with the Dems.

It’s the exact reason why nothing was ever done to secure our borders. In fact, this plays into the fedgov strategies of total control, as it divides the once united.


23 posted on 06/09/2012 12:08:17 AM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: wardaddy

If I were to be banned for standing up for my country, I’m fine with that.


24 posted on 06/09/2012 12:14:39 AM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: EternalVigilance

Romney/Perry/Bush/McCain party


25 posted on 06/09/2012 12:32:50 AM PDT by wac3rd (Somewhere in Hell, Ted Kennedy snickers.....)
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To: dragnet2
The big money flowing into the GOP by big biz, is a payoff to keep that cheap endless illegal labor flowing.

Big business and the Chamber of Commerce...and for that matter the Catholic Church as well.

They don't care what kind of financial ruin illegals bring. They don't care that they don't assimilate.

I used to live in a suburban Chicago town with a huge flood of illegals that began in the 80s. Many parts of the city looks as if it is in Mexico (with many signs in Spanish only). You have two or three families living in one home which limits income for the city from property taxes (smart move for the families of course--I would do it too), almost 100% are low-skill, low wages (again, low tax revenue for the city), and of course the city is broke!

I have talked with teachers and they tell me of the frustrations: overcrowding classrooms, buildings in need of repair, much money spent on ESL programs, one of the lowest graduation rates outside of the Chicago public schools, gang fights, etc.

I knew someone who served in the city council for a long time. For a long time he (and all the others) would talk about the city's diversity as such a strong talking point. I asked him if it bothers him about all the illegals, about the fact that they are not assimilating, and all the problems associated with it. His answers did not surprise me. He admitted the problem with illegals is tremendous. That they underestimated the numbers arriving. They really thought they would assimilate, just not as rapidly as hoped. The numerous gangs that have created so much trouble and murders over the years. That while they are a source of cheap labor, they are also a source of financial difficulty. Yet nothing will be done to stop it since the mayor is a Democrat.

Here is the part that shocked me. He also addressed "white flight". Publicly, he and others have cried racism, but privately it has been acknowledged that the whites that left were the ones that provided much revenue in property taxes and the illegals contribute very little to the tax base. To counter "white flight", the city has tried to attract businesses (bars and restaurants) that would be more appealing to whites (and especially to their wallets). He told me that the few businesses that have set up shop were somewhat reluctant at first, but the mayor offered them tax breaks as an incentive. The jury is still out if it will succeed.

But I digress....back to the GOP and illegals and big business/chamber of commerce....I just want to see in the future when the GOP can't get any votes due to lack of numbers. They will be dumb enough to wonder why they are in such a hopeless situation. Then I want to laugh in their faces for the mess they took part in.

26 posted on 06/09/2012 1:32:43 AM PDT by eekitsagreek (got no money and you got no car, then you got no woman...and there you are!)
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To: Norm Lenhart

This is the Texas GOP. President Bush tried to get amnesty passed a few years ago. This is nothing new for the Texas GOP. I find myself out of tune with the GOP, state and national, more and more lately.


27 posted on 06/09/2012 3:28:37 AM PDT by jospehm20
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To: esarlls3
What happened to the GOP in Texas? Were they taken over by the hispanic coalition?

From 2010's platform:

Legal Immigration – One nation, one flag, one language, one loyalty; America is a country of immigrants, we should insist that any immigrant who comes here in good faith becomes an American and assimilates himself/herself to the United States. He/she shall be treated on an exact equality with everyone else. This is predicated upon the fact that the person is in every facet an American, and nothing but an American. There can be no divided allegiance. Anyone who says he is an American, but something else also, isn’t American at all. We have room but for one flag, the American Flag. We have room for but one language here and that is the English language. We have room for but one sole loyalty and that is loyalty to the American people. (Teddy Roosevelt, 1907)

Illegal Immigration – Secure the Borders Now.

With growing impatience the American people in overwhelming numbers have asked our Government to secure our borders. They now demand it and we as a party agree with the American people. Illegal aliens have by definition violated U.S. law.

We oppose illegal immigration, amnesty in any form leading to citizenship, or legal status for illegal immigrants. We support an end to the “catch and release” policy; criminal penalties and aggressive enforcement for those who knowingly employ illegal workers; expeditious hearings on deporting non-violent illegal immigrants; amending the U.S. constitution to suspend automatic U.S. citizenship to children born to illegal immigrants; elimination of federal and state funding to cities with “sanctuary” laws; empowering state and local law enforcement agencies with authority and resources to detain illegal immigrants; rejection of non-verifiable foreign-issued cards as valid identification; strict prosecution of any entity involved in phony identification documents; elimination of day labor work centers; elimination of laws requiring hospitals to give non-emergency care to illegal’s; elimination of social security benefits or federal and state funding to illegal’s for education, housing or business loans; preventing any foreign entity from using our judicial system to enter the United States; document verification prior to issuance of a Texas drivers license; withholding federal highway funds from any state issuing drivers licenses to illegal aliens; and aggressive prosecution of persons smuggling humans across our borders. We support requiring all employers to utilize E-verify system to confirm the legal status of all new hires.

Enforcement of Immigration Law – We support strict and immediate enforcement of all immigration laws. Birthright Citizenship – We call on the Legislative, Executive and Judicial branches of these United States to clarify Section 1 of the 14th amendment to limit citizenship by birth to those born to a citizen of the United States: with no exceptions

28 posted on 06/09/2012 3:32:20 AM PDT by raybbr (People who still support Obama are either a Marxist or a moron.)
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To: esarlls3

Anyone of any entity that mentions “Temporary Worker” or “Guest Worker” in regard to the Illegal Alien issue...supports Illegal Alien Amnesty. Yes they do

Sad that Texas GOP is going pro-illegal...when states traditionally more liberal are toughening up their platform against Illegal Aliens.

Texas needs to start acting like Arizona...and get a clue on the continuing problem of Illegal Alienism.


29 posted on 06/09/2012 4:41:41 AM PDT by SeminoleCounty (CNN ratings are so down, Ted Turner asked the UN for relief)
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To: esarlls3

Shoulda been a RINO/Barf alert.

Hell, It worked for Ike. Our transportation system is a LOT better these days.


30 posted on 06/09/2012 5:29:39 AM PDT by Flintlock (THE TRUTH: It's the new hate speech..)
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To: esarlls3

Shoulda been a RINO/Barf alert.

Hell, It worked for Ike. Our transportation system is a LOT better these days.


31 posted on 06/09/2012 5:30:00 AM PDT by Flintlock (THE TRUTH: It's the new hate speech..)
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To: samadams2000
Thank you! Down here in little Latin America (Florida), I feel your pain.
32 posted on 06/09/2012 5:34:05 AM PDT by liberalh8ter (If Barack has a memory like a steel trap, why can't he remember what the Constitution says?)
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To: Norm Lenhart

“Texas GOP misplaces spine, abandons sovereignty, caters to illegals over America.

Impractical my ass. They lack the will. Nothing more.”

‘GOP’ being the cornerstone of this statement.


33 posted on 06/09/2012 5:37:26 AM PDT by Psalm 144 ("I'm not willing to light my hair on fire to try and get support. I am who I am." - Willard M Romney)
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To: dragnet2
We call on the Legislative, Executive, and Judicial branches of the United States to clarify Section 1 of the 14th amendment to limit citizenship by birth to those born to a citizen of the United States with no exceptions.

Maybe you missed that part.

34 posted on 06/09/2012 6:28:55 AM PDT by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: wac3rd

Yup.


35 posted on 06/09/2012 6:58:00 AM PDT by EternalVigilance (The saving of the republic begins the day conservatives stop supporting what they say they hate.)
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To: eekitsagreek
Big business and the Chamber of Commerce...and for that matter the Catholic Church as well. They don't care what kind of financial ruin illegals bring. They don't care that they don't assimilate.

I forgot the Catholic Church! What a bunch of frauds they are.

Absolutely, they're like Home Depots, illegal alien sanctuaries.

We're surrounded by betrayers, traitors, liars, and those with conflicts of interest, where their profits/power mean more than saving our homeland or their own grand children for that matter.

36 posted on 06/09/2012 9:13:23 AM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: dragnet2

“if they paid an appropriate fine”

They will keep making their installment plan payments to their coyote criminal organization for sneaking them in, but they won’t pay any stinkin’ fine to US: they know the former is serious while the latter is not.

Screw you Rombots ......


37 posted on 06/09/2012 9:17:52 AM PDT by tumblindice (Our new, happy lives.)
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To: jospehm20
President Bush tried to get amnesty passed a few years ago.

As phony deceitful liberals masquerading as conservatives, swoon at his feet and post adoring picture of him....Day in the life of.....

These people are far beyond disgusting.

38 posted on 06/09/2012 9:18:22 AM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: smokingfrog
They want some kind of conk'nbull clarification after Texas is overrun with millions of illegal aliens? You buy this sh*t?

As Texas politicians and everywhere else kiss their asses while standing on the tax payers backs for the past 30 years, forcing them to subsidize their own demise?

Maybe we should have more debate uh frog? You know, lets get some clarification, and debate this for another 30 years. While the U.S. has been completely over run, the politicians will get some more stinking clarification over drinks at some posh hotel...Gak

You're joking right?

39 posted on 06/09/2012 9:31:56 AM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: Norm Lenhart

Secure Our Borders –We can cancel this, it will never happen.More illegals will come Modernize the United States Social Security Card , again this will not happen, wishful thinking.
Birthright Citizenship , this will never happen.When future illegals come and have kids, and we will hear, they had no choice or say, do not punish kids for crimes of parents.
Create an Effective and Efficient Temporary Worker Program .This will not work, employers will bypass any Temporary Worker Program so as to keep wages low and will hire more illegals to replace the illegals listed in this plan..Farmers will keep illegals on GOV heath plan by dropping off illegals at er’s and letting taxpayers take care of providing medical services, illegals leave never pay their bills and hospitals write off the bills
What they did not address is, what will be done in say about 20 years when the country is flooded with millions of illegals aliens once again? Who will be making the same demands as the current illegals. We would see supporters say, they are deporting low level offenders, whose only crime was having a headlight out,no drivers license, sepeartion of families, etc,etc, when they should focus on dangerous offenders.I did not see in their plan what they would do about that tax loop holes.Does anybody remember,recently it was disclosed,”We’ve seen sometimes 10 or 12 dependents, most times nieces and nephews, on these tax forms,” the whistleblower told Eyewitness News. “The more you put on there, the more you get back.”

The whistleblower has thousands of examples, and he brought some of them to 13 Investigates. While identifying information such as names and addresses on the tax returns was redacted, it was still clear that the tax filers had received large tax refunds after claiming additional child tax credits for many dependents.

“Here’s a return right here: we’ve got a $10,3000 refund for nine nieces and nephews,” he said, pointing to the words “niece” and “nephew” listed on the tax forms nine separate times.

“We’re getting an $11,000 refund on this tax return. There’s seven nieces and nephews,” he said, pointing to another set of documents. “I can bring out stacks and stacks. It’s just so easy it’s ridiculous.”

20 kids = $30,000

WTHR spoke to several undocumented workers who confirmed it is easy.

They all agreed to talk with WTHR investigative reporter Bob Segall and a translator as long as WTHR agreed not to reveal their identity.

One of the workers, who was interviewed at his home in southern Indiana, admitted his address was used this year to file tax returns by four other undocumented workers who don’t even live there. Those four workers claimed 20 children live inside the one residence and, as a result, the IRS sent the illegal immigrants tax refunds totaling $29,608.

13 Investigates saw only one little girl who lives at that address (a small mobile home). We wondered about the 20 kids claimed as tax deductions?

“They don’t live here,” said the undocumented worker. “The other kids are in their country of origin, which is Mexico.”

He later explained none of the 20 children have ever visited the United States – let alone lived here.

http://www.wthr.com/story/17798210/tax-loophole-costs-billions

Does anybody think illegals will give this up, filing for free easy money, that gives them thousands of dollars ?


40 posted on 06/09/2012 10:04:07 AM PDT by moonshinner_09
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To: esarlls3
3. Birthright Citizenship – We call on the Legislative, Executive, and Judicial branches of the United States to clarify Section 1 of the 14th amendment to limit citizenship by birth to those born to a citizen of the United States with no exceptions.

There are some things to like.

41 posted on 06/09/2012 10:07:45 AM PDT by Moonman62 (The US has become a government with a country, rather than a country with a government.)
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To: Moonman62
They want some kind of cock'nbull clarification after Texas is overrun with millions of illegal aliens? You buy this sh*t?

As Texas politicians and everywhere else kiss their asses while standing on the tax payers backs for the past 30 years, forcing them to subsidize their own demise?

Maybe we should have more debate Mr. Moonman? Maybe they will clarify it for the children out here.

You know, lets get some clarification and debate this for another 30 years. While the U.S. has been completely over run, the politicians will get some more stinking clarification over drinks at some posh hotel...Gak

How Pollyanna naive can Americans possibly be?

42 posted on 06/09/2012 11:21:18 AM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: pistolpackinpapa
What is the answer to this situation; realistically?

Emulate Arizona's SB 1070. Mass deportation not needed as the illegals will self deport.

43 posted on 06/09/2012 1:18:54 PM PDT by Oatka (This is America. Assimilate or evaporate.)
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To: Norm Lenhart
So many good people there totally screwed by the GOP...AGAIN. STAND UP TO THEM DAMMIT!!!

There is a very short list of people who are behind this. NALEO and LULAC and MALDEF, of course, are on the other side, but the people who are making the difference right now -- and for the last 15 years -- in favor of unlimited illegal immigration are the 242 or so plutocratic contributors to Rick Perry's political campaigns for governor.

They include:

That's only a part of the top 5% or so of the list.

Butt and Perry led the delegation of superrich gargoyles around the Texas legislature during its special session last summer to reassure each and every solon who voted for the bill outlawing notorious "sanctuary city" policies (zero enforcement of immigration laws, zero reporting to federal ICE/INS of illegals arrested for crimes), that he or she would be primaried with vast fluxes of plutocratic "political contributions" if they voted to shut down the sanctuary policies. (Houston has one.)

The bill magically died like one of those Godfather scenes -- just a flock of men walking away from one guy, who's choking and strangling to death on his own blood in the middle of the public square, his throat cut in broad daylight, and "didn't nobody see nuttin' ".

The tide of public opinion runs strongly against temporizing with illegals, and has for some time, so these guys are confidently swimming upstream and having their way.

A Houston jury just sentenced an illegal alien who got drunk and killed a Houston motorcycle cop to 55 years in prison, and of course the LULAC/LaRaza chorus started up within the hour, saying the jury only gave out a harsh sentence because one of their own was killed. (Can you spell "racismo"?

44 posted on 06/09/2012 5:27:27 PM PDT by lentulusgracchus
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To: Paleo Conservative

Ping.


45 posted on 06/09/2012 9:31:48 PM PDT by SatinDoll (NO FOREIGN NATIONALS AS OUR PRESIDENT)
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To: Norm Lenhart
NOBODY in Texas is more than a day's bus ride away from the Mexican border.

It's not like we were planning an Armenian death march or something, but Texas can do it ~ just round 'em up and move 'em out!

Might make sure they take their RINO sympaticos with them.

46 posted on 06/10/2012 5:27:27 AM PDT by muawiyah
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To: muawiyah

You know something? I never see this mentioned even by our side, but EVERY city in the US and the FedGov itself has evacuation/relocation plans in place for war/disaster scenarios. And what are they? The forced relocation of people, many of which are not going to want to leave.

So we already have the very structure in place to do it once they are rounded up. The busses are planned for, the army convoy vehicles located strategically around the country ready to deploy on extremely short notice.

Yet we are to believe that illegal aliens are in possession of some magical totem that prevents us from re/moving them, wet actual freaking Americans will have to line up and comply because that’s the way it is.

The doublethink and situational ethics of today’s political/agenda class is beyond sickening. We know where the vast majority of illegals are at this second. This crap about ‘we have no idea where they are” is preposterous. They are concentrated in cities, ag areas and non skilled factory areas.

You simply announce that deportation is now underway, they will bolt from their jobs. You announce that we will enforce laws pertaining to sheltering criminals and neighbors will put their own need to avoid proscecution ahead of their potential desire to shelter their illegal buddies.

By this point, all ‘benefits’ and educational opportunities would also have been ended. They have exactly nowhere to go and few people to protect them (and those that did wouldn’t for long once the heat got turned up on them.)

So the VAST majority would head home, on their own or with a free ride via Uncle Sam. Over the next year or two, ICE and local police would weed through the rest, having a manageable number to work with.

Everything mentioned above is currently legal, on the books and simply waiting for someone with more love of his/her country than of every country but. All those returning to their country of origin, having had a taste of America would then likely want the same where they were, since they would NOT be coming back here.

And considering we’re talking about 30 million or likely more, you’d see some serious change in the world.


47 posted on 06/10/2012 6:07:43 AM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: esarlls3
Standard attempt by business interests to import Mexican wages to Texas.

The dumb thing is, congress could just increase the quota for legal immigrants from Mexico. But actually teaching them citizenship might make them highly paid republicans rather than democratic plantation slaves.

48 posted on 06/10/2012 6:20:20 AM PDT by hopespringseternal
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To: esarlls3

Jery Patterson and the Chair of the Platform committe worked to push this through, along withNorm Adams. We lost the amendments votes Wed. And Thursday in Committee and then on the Floor, Friday. The Delegates denied amendment on the floor.

As one of the ones shouting, raising my hand high and trying to get this plank amended, here,,s my entire bog post on the plank:
Okay, I’ll admit it: I like the word, “sussurus,” and look for excuses to use it. A better term would be “whispers from the crowd that are going around” or . . .
http://wingright.org/2012/06/09/sussurus-or-how-to-divide-a-party/
There are rumblings that the 2012 Republican Party of Texas Platform is “pro-amnesty.”  the ones saying this have a history of assuming the worst and getting attention because they accuse.

The wording in the RPT 2012 platform (on page 21)  titled, “The Texas Solution” plank isn’t “pro-amnesty.” It is a little wimpy and *too easily interpreted* to allow amnesty –  especially if someone  or some group chooses to interpret it that way.

I, too, wanted to see changes in the wording of “The Texas Solution” that would ensure that no one claimed that we in the RPT approve amnesty of any kind.  The term “illegal alien” should have been used instead of “undocumented individuals” and the plan should specifically require guest workers to return to their country of legal residence to apply for guest worker visa.

However, the most important fact is that the Platform was passed after the Delegates had plenty of time and warning to read the planks and even some advance warning about what to read and why. The amendments failed in Sub-Committee, in the larger Platform Committee (on both Wednesday and on Thursday) and then, at the General Session when voted on by the Delegation.

The good news is that the Platform isn’t law. It is a list of those things we in the RPT believe. We do believe in “solutions,” not just complaints and criticisms. We will insist that our elected officials not -  in any way, shape or form -  promote “amnesty.”


49 posted on 06/10/2012 6:53:16 AM PDT by hocndoc (WingRight.org Have mustard seed, not afraid to use it. Hold Rs to promises, don't watch O keep his.)
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To: hopespringseternal
We could set the minimum wage for illegal aliens at $50 an hour ~ then punish employers with death for failing to pay it.

Bet you'd only need to do that once.....

50 posted on 06/10/2012 7:04:13 AM PDT by muawiyah
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