Skip to comments.Proposal would ask fish houses to pitch in for immigrant bus
Posted on 02/16/2014 10:29:45 AM PST by moonshinner_09
It's no secret that the Central American immigrant community walk the length of Herman Melville Boulevard as they travel to and from the fish houses where they work.
They walk because they find it difficult to obtain driver's licenses as they are undocumented.
Adrian Ventura said the Registry of Motor Vehicles could help if it would loosen requirements to obtain a driver's license. It is difficult for many to obtain a license because they do not have legal status, he said.
The largest immigrant advocacy group in the country, the Massachusetts Immigrant and Refugee Advocacy Coalition (MIRA) has proposed legislation that would allow undocumented immigrants to obtain Massachusetts licenses.
Ventura said he made another proposal to Mayor Jon Mitchell in November that he thinks would help in New Bedford: Establish a bus route that would travel past the fish houses and keep immigrants safe.
The mayor counter-proposed that the immigrants should approach the fish companies about funding a shuttle van or a bus.
Mitchell said his thought was that a van or a bus might stop the attacks on the immigrants that occur as they are walking to work.
The city regularly maintains the lighting along MacArthur Boulevard in the hopes it will be a deterrent and police encourage Guatemalans to report violence when it happens, he said.
But because of language problems and immigration issues, crimes do go unreported, he said.
"Without good information, it is very hard to follow-up on some of these crimes," said Mitchell, a former federal prosecutor.
It also makes it hard to know the true extent of the violence, he said.
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Am I reading this right the city law enforcement is fully aware of fish companies hiring illegals and the mayor would like illegals to have bus service to work at jobs illegally.Meanwhile the Adrian Ventura said the Registry of Motor Vehicles could help if it would loosen requirements to obtain a driver's license. It is difficult for many to obtain a license because they do not have legal status, he said...And that's why we have laws. Real good advice loosen the rules... Then illegals from across America will show up to get licenses. Might as well open branches in Mexico...
It's time to do away with the Motor Voter Fraud Act. Allowing illegal aliens to obtain driver's licenses also allows them to register to vote. This is a crime and people should be thrown in prison (Five years) for violating this law.
Even fish hire illegals to clean their houses?
Their alewives used to clean them but illegals do it cheaper
Entering the country illegally - is that a felony or a misdemeanor?
Overstaying your visa - is that a felony or a misdemeanor?
Source links would be helpful, thanks in advance.
(a) Improper time or place; avoidance of examination or inspection;
misrepresentation and concealment of facts Any alien who
(b) Improper time or place; civil penalties Any alien who is apprehended while entering (or attempting to enter) the United States at a time or place other than as designated by immigration officers shall be subject to a civil penalty of - (1) at least $50 and not more than $250 for each such entry (or attempted entry); or (2) twice the amount specified in paragraph (1) in the case of an alien who has been previously subject to a civil penalty under this subsection.
Civil penalties under this subsection are in addition to, and not in lieu of, any criminal or other civil penalties that may be imposed.
(c) Marriage fraud Any individual who knowingly enters into a marriage for the purpose of evading any provision of the immigration laws shall be imprisoned for not more than 5 years, or fined not more than $250,000, or both.
(d) Immigration-related entrepreneurship fraud Any individual who knowingly establishes a commercial enterprise for the purpose of evading any provision of the immigration laws shall be imprisoned for not more than 5 years, fined in accordance with title 18, or both.
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What did the blind man say when he walk by the fish house?
“Even fish hire illegals to clean their houses?”...and their schools!
“What did the blind man say when he walk by the fish house?”
Stop following me Hillary?
"Good morning ladies"
Adrian Ventura said the Registry of Motor Vehicles could help if it would loosen requirements to obtain a driver’s license.
Sure that’s what we need to do.
Meanwhile, I plan to break into the house of some 1%-er like Nancy Pelosi and demand that she make me a part of her family and allow me to partake of whatever her family members are entitled to.
I’ll spring for a bus — a bus to take the ILLEGAL immigrants back to the hellholes they came from.
Meanwhile, unemployment in New Bedford is over 13%:
They would just fill it twice as full and do a return trip.
Good news (for the Democrat Party) regarding allowing people here illegally to obtain driver’s licenses (though we’d have no proof they are whom they say they are) when getting a license, they may also register to vote (again, we still don’t know who anyone really is)!