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Mexicans feeling persecuted flee U.S.
CNN ^ | November 26, 2012 | Rafael Romo

Posted on 11/26/2012 8:17:07 PM PST by moonshinner_09

Cananea, Mexico (CNN) -- In a remote town in northern Mexico, a 10-year-old-boy is struggling with his homework. His name is Oscar Castellanos, and the fifth-grader is getting extra help from his father because he's having trouble adjusting to his new school.

The student enrolled at Leona Vicario Elementary in the town of Cananea is technically a foreigner in his father's land. Oscar was born in Arizona and is a U.S. citizen. He recites the U.S. Pledge of Allegiance by memory without hesitation. His English accent is that of a boy raised in the American Southwest.

Oscar's family moved back to Mexico after the state of Arizona approved some of the toughest immigration laws in the United States. Now they live in Cananea, a mining town of 30,000, about 35 miles south of the U.S.-Mexico border.

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


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Mexico; News/Current Events; US: Arizona
KEYWORDS: adios; aliens; az; immigration; mx
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1 posted on 11/26/2012 8:17:15 PM PST by moonshinner_09
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To: moonshinner_09


2 posted on 11/26/2012 8:20:18 PM PST by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: moonshinner_09

Don’t let the door hit you on the way out.


3 posted on 11/26/2012 8:22:31 PM PST by Beowulf9
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To: moonshinner_09

If you break the law of the land you should be prosecuted. Is that persecution?


4 posted on 11/26/2012 8:22:44 PM PST by DManA
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To: moonshinner_09

Real Anti-Immigrant Bigotry—The real racists are not the Gringos, hombre
http://www.frontpagemag.com/Articles/ReadArticle.asp?ID=21973

As far as the kind of treatment illegal immigrants from Mexico deserve, let’s treat them as Mexico treats all immigrants. According to the Center for Security Policy’s J. Michael Waller, “Mexico deals harshly not only with illegal immigrants. It treats even legal immigrants, naturalized citizens and foreign investors in ways that would, by the standards of those who carp about U.S. immigration policy, have to be called ‘racist’ and ‘xenophobic.’

“If you think these critics are mad about U.S. immigration policy now, imagine how upset they would be if we adopted an approach far more radical than the bill they rail against which was adopted last year by the House of Representatives - namely, the way Mexico treats illegal aliens.”

For example, according to an official translation published by the Organization of American States, the Mexican constitution includes the following restrictions:

Pursuant to Article 33, “Foreigners may not in any way participate in the political affairs of the country.”

Equal employment rights are denied to immigrants, even legal ones. Article 32: “Mexicans shall have priority over foreigners under equality of circumstances for all classes of concessions and for all employment, positions, or commissions of the Government in which the status of citizenship is not indispensable.”

Jobs for which Mexican citizenship is considered “indispensable” include, pursuant to Article 32, bans on foreigners, immigrants, and even naturalized citizens of Mexico serving as military officers, Mexican-flagged ship and airline crew, and chiefs of seaports and airports.

Article 55 denies immigrants the right to become federal lawmakers. A Mexican congressman or senator must be “a Mexican citizen by birth.”

Article 91 further stipulates that immigrants may never aspire to become cabinet officers as they are required to be Mexican by birth. Article 95 says the same about Supreme Court justices.

In accordance with Article 130, immigrants - even legal ones - may not become members of the clergy, either.

Article 27 states, “Only Mexicans by birth or naturalization and Mexican companies have the right to acquire ownership of lands, waters, and their appurtenances, or to obtain concessions for the exploitation of mines or of waters.”

Article 11 guarantees federal protection against “undesirable aliens resident in the country.” What is more, private individuals are authorized to make citizen’s arrests.

Article 16 states, “In cases of flagrante delicto, any person may arrest the offender and his accomplices, turning them over without delay to the nearest authorities.”

According to Article 33, “the Federal Executive shall have the exclusive power to compel any foreigner whose remaining he may deem inexpedient to abandon the national territory immediately and without the necessity of previous legal action.”


I read that in 2005 Mexico deported over 240,000 illegal immigrants. I wonder how many we deported?


5 posted on 11/26/2012 8:22:56 PM PST by TurboZamboni (Looting the future to bribe the present)
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To: moonshinner_09

Bank robbers feel persecuted.....


6 posted on 11/26/2012 8:23:33 PM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: moonshinner_09
The student enrolled at Leona Vicario Elementary in the town of Cananea is technically a foreigner in his father's land.

Only in the US does that technicality apply.

In his home country, he has his father's citizenship. Different laws. CNN dances around that. I'm shocked...

/johnny

7 posted on 11/26/2012 8:23:58 PM PST by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: moonshinner_09
Oscar's family moved back to Mexico after the state of Arizona approved some of the toughest immigration laws in the United States.

Self deportation - It works!

8 posted on 11/26/2012 8:25:14 PM PST by Repeat Offender (What good are conservative principles if we don't stand by them?)
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To: moonshinner_09

Do PR firms get these kinds of stories on the air? Who pays the PR firms? The “immigrant” rights groups? Federal agencies? Who? I wonder.


9 posted on 11/26/2012 8:26:05 PM PST by WilliamofCarmichael (If modern America's Man on Horseback is out there, Get on the damn horse already!)
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To: moonshinner_09

There are legal ways to get to America and legal ways to get citizenship... do one of those


10 posted on 11/26/2012 8:28:01 PM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: moonshinner_09
The student enrolled at Leona Vicario Elementary in the town of Cananea is technically a foreigner in his father's land. Oscar was born in Arizona and is a U.S. citizen.

He can come back when he grows up1. He has nobody to blame for this temporary problem but his parents who didn't care enough to stop for a moment and think about his status.


1Assuming that the USA still exists as we know it by the year 2020 or thereabouts.
11 posted on 11/26/2012 8:30:05 PM PST by Greysard
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To: WilliamofCarmichael

The MSM is quite happy to run these stories without prompting.


12 posted on 11/26/2012 8:30:41 PM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: moonshinner_09

Hasta luego !


13 posted on 11/26/2012 8:30:44 PM PST by traumer
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To: moonshinner_09

That’s a good thing.


14 posted on 11/26/2012 8:32:02 PM PST by PhiloBedo (You gotta roll with the punches and get with what's real.)
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To: Greysard
He can come back, or stay there, legally. Our laws say he was born here, he's welcome back. Their laws say his daddy determines his citizenship.

BTW, I rarely see proper footnotes on FR. Hat tip, and a free beer if you ever actually meet me.

/johnny

15 posted on 11/26/2012 8:34:10 PM PST by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: moonshinner_09

Did CNN even run a criminal background check on the parents?


16 posted on 11/26/2012 8:34:41 PM PST by dila813
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To: moonshinner_09

Warms my heart to read stuff like this.


17 posted on 11/26/2012 8:35:29 PM PST by rockrr (Everything is different now...)
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To: moonshinner_09

I call bravo sierra.


18 posted on 11/26/2012 8:42:15 PM PST by SpaceBar
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To: rockrr

Let them go home. We didn’t invite them. We will not miss them, help pay their way out of the country...


19 posted on 11/26/2012 8:43:21 PM PST by BooBoo1000 ( Your life is like a coin, you can spend it on what ever you want, but you can only spend it once.)
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To: rockrr

Let them go home. We didn’t invite them. We will not miss them, help pay their way out of the country...


20 posted on 11/26/2012 8:43:24 PM PST by BooBoo1000 ( Your life is like a coin, you can spend it on what ever you want, but you can only spend it once.)
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To: moonshinner_09

Grande Tango Sierra! Hasta luego, Pancho!


21 posted on 11/26/2012 8:47:55 PM PST by Rembrandt (Part of the 51% who pay Federal taxes)
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To: moonshinner_09
(1) Don't let the door hit you in the frijoles on the way outtt....

(2) Stay home and fix your failed homeland...

--AND--
(3) Next time you visit the USA...
...Please use the front door....

muchos gracias...

************

MEX_FAIL1

22 posted on 11/26/2012 8:48:17 PM PST by Wings-n-Wind (The main things are the plain things!)
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To: TurboZamboni

We need to hit the liberals repeatedly over the head in the tune of “ We should be as enlightened as the Mexican Government and use their immigration laws!”

Start a damn ad campaign and when the libs realize it would be worse than what we had BEFORE the 1960’s immigration reform, THEN we call ALL the libs racists for opposing us!


23 posted on 11/26/2012 8:49:42 PM PST by GraceG
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To: moonshinner_09

My, oh my! Pass the tissues!!!!!!!!


24 posted on 11/26/2012 9:00:09 PM PST by bgill (We've passed the point of no return. Welcome to Al Amerika.)
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To: moonshinner_09

CNN’s assumptions never begin at the beginning. The beginning starts at criminal entry, illegal residency, and no effort toward legal citizenship.

To go only 35 miles south of the border is a more fearsome location, given the cartel activitie, than getting on Obama’s list of citizenship passes for those with no criminal record.


25 posted on 11/26/2012 9:09:49 PM PST by RitaOK ( VIVA CHRISTO REY / Public education is the farm team for more Marxists coming.)
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To: Greysard

In 2020 I’m sure that the Chinese warlord who runs things in that region ( thanks to the left ) will be way more tolerant than we were. /sarcasm


26 posted on 11/26/2012 9:13:39 PM PST by Hillarys Gate Cult (Liberals make unrealistic demands on reality and reality doesn't oblige them.)
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To: moonshinner_09

My heart bleeds. /sarc

Illegals out! Or learn what real persecution is.


27 posted on 11/26/2012 9:18:37 PM PST by ExGeeEye (I'll give y'all 90 days for the wounds to heal; then we start on 2014. Carpe GOP!)
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To: moonshinner_09

It sounds as though the Mexican Nationals don’t like our laws and want Barry Benghazi to “reform” them to make it easier for them to invade and overrun America. I don’t think we’re in America anymore, Toto.


28 posted on 11/26/2012 9:29:01 PM PST by FlingWingFlyer (Criminal defense lawyers won't have the Twinkie to kick around anymore.)
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To: moonshinner_09
Mexicans feeling persecuted flee U.S.

I don't care why they're leaving, just leave. Saves us the trouble and expense of hunting them down and deporting them. If you're here legally, welcome. If you're here illegally, you're a criminal, we're coming for you to prosecute you. That's not persecution. This has nothing to do with race, religion etc. It is all about legal status - they are breaking the law. Period.

29 posted on 11/26/2012 9:29:40 PM PST by ThunderSleeps (Stop obama now! Stop the hussein - insane agenda!)
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To: moonshinner_09

Romney was Right: self emigration works!


30 posted on 11/26/2012 9:32:42 PM PST by Graewoulf ((Traitor John Roberts' Obama"care" violates Sherman Anti-Trust Law, AND the U.S. Constitution.))
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To: Repeat Offender

Exactly!


31 posted on 11/26/2012 9:35:13 PM PST by DoughtyOne (Hurricane Sandy..., a week later and 48 million Americans still didn't have power.)
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To: moonshinner_09

The child is blameless but, after reading the article, I feel like the parents can go to hell.


32 posted on 11/26/2012 9:46:22 PM PST by Psycho_Bunny (Thought Puzzle: Describe Islam without using the phrase "mental disorder" more than four times.)
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To: moonshinner_09

I’m sure they will feel much safer in Mexico. What could possibly happen to them there?


33 posted on 11/26/2012 9:47:23 PM PST by TigersEye (Who is John Galt?)
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To: moonshinner_09

We need another Operation Wetback. It worked pretty well the first time.


34 posted on 11/26/2012 10:11:21 PM PST by OldMissileer
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To: moonshinner_09

Call the wambulance, wah, wah, take the libtards with you!


35 posted on 11/26/2012 11:07:25 PM PST by IslamE (epiphany)
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To: rockrr

Every day has its little ray of sunshine.


36 posted on 11/27/2012 12:41:03 AM PST by firebrand
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To: GeronL

“The MSM is quite happy to run these stories without prompting.”

Of course; they need to lull Americans into complacency as their country is stolen from them. If there was anything to this story Obama wouldn’t have won re-election; the fact is that the Bronze Horde is here to stay, and for every one that goes back 1,000 more arrive (or are born in this country as anchor babies).


37 posted on 11/27/2012 2:23:52 AM PST by kearnyirish2 (Affirmative action is economic war against white males (and therefore white families).)
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To: moonshinner_09

Anchor Baby = Leech


38 posted on 11/27/2012 2:32:20 AM PST by bmwcyle (Women reelected Obama)
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To: moonshinner_09
Mexicans feeling persecuted flee U.S.

Another article written in fantasy land by the slave to the state media.

39 posted on 11/27/2012 3:52:30 AM PST by Caipirabob (Communists... Socialists... Democrats...Traitors... Who can tell the difference?)
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To: RitaOK

Every ILLEGAL CRIMINAL should be deported and told to go to the back of the line for a LEGAL immigration process - just like the millions who came to America LEGALLY.

The ILLEGAL CRIMINALS are not special and do not merit special considerations - they’re just criminals!

Criminality should NOT be rewarded!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

America was founded as a nation of laws - deal with it, ILLEGALS and self-deport!


40 posted on 11/27/2012 4:02:25 AM PST by newfreep (Breitbart sent me...)
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To: moonshinner_09

As long as they voted first.


41 posted on 11/27/2012 4:24:38 AM PST by TangoLimaSierra (To the left the truth looks like Right-Wing extremism.)
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To: moonshinner_09

Good news for once.


42 posted on 11/27/2012 4:27:51 AM PST by central_va ( I won't be reconstructed and I do not give a damn.)
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To: Greysard

I agree. Please see my tag line.


43 posted on 11/27/2012 4:46:31 AM PST by Hardastarboard (Bringing children to America without immigration documents is child abuse. Let's end it.)
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To: GeronL

I know a woman who has been working in this country since 2000 on a green card.
She has followed the rules - she has paid taxes.
She even has given birth to a us citizen.

She works hard and is a source of pride to her employer.

She has just been denied citizenship and is now wondering what her next step will be.

Factors working against her....she is white and comes from a n eastern european country.

So here we have a person trying her best to satisfy the “path to citizenship” - while millions of latinos waltz in to the US feeling entitled to our taxpayer funded benefits without paying into the system themselves.


44 posted on 11/27/2012 4:53:58 AM PST by Scotswife
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To: moonshinner_09

My crying towel is soaking wet.


45 posted on 11/27/2012 4:57:39 AM PST by SMM48
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To: JRandomFreeper

Also, it says they left everything behind. And they had a three bedroom home. So they got a home loan for illegals! Then, sounds like they got foreclosed on. I can’t believe they walked away without selling a house in which the SHOULD have had equity.


46 posted on 11/27/2012 4:57:47 AM PST by BunnySlippers (I LOVE BULL MARKETS . . .)
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To: Liz; La Lydia; AuntB

PING


47 posted on 11/27/2012 4:58:38 AM PST by Tennessee Nana
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To: Scotswife

If she was denied citizenship then shes not entitled to a green card...

one status leads to another..

only real immigrants qualified to be citizens get green cards...

if she did something to disqualify her from citizenship AFTER getting a green card she would be deported...

are you sure she doesnt just have a working visa ???


48 posted on 11/27/2012 5:33:45 AM PST by Tennessee Nana
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To: WilliamofCarmichael
"Do PR firms get these kinds of stories on the air?"

Of course, this one was bought and paid for by the Obama PR firm CNN.

49 posted on 11/27/2012 5:38:05 AM PST by norwaypinesavage (Galileo: In science, the authority of a thousand is not worth the humble reasoning of one individual)
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50 posted on 11/27/2012 5:41:31 AM PST by timestax (Why not drug tests for the President AND all White Hut staff ? ? ?)
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