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Agreement Reached on Senate Amnesty / Guestworker Bill(Contact Senator & Congressman/woman here.)
numbersusa.com ^ | 5/17/2007 | staff

Posted on 05/17/2007 12:00:39 PM PDT by kellynla

(May 17) Sen. Jon Kyl (R-Ariz.), Sen. Edward Kennedy (D-Mass.) and other Senate negotiators announced an agreement with the Bush Administration on an amnesty/guestworker bill today. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) has set a May 21 cloture vote to begin debate on the bill.

Although the legislative language is not available yet, key components of the "compromise" include:

An immediate amnesty for nearly all 12-20 million illegal aliens who will get legal status for residence and jobs (with assurance of green cards no later than 13 years);

Mandatory workplace verification and some extra enforcement to try to slow the flow of the next 12 million illegal aliens enticed by the amnesty;

Tripling of the rate of chain migration of extended family from around 250,000 a year to around 750,000 a year for about a decade; and

New flows of 400,000 temporary foreign workers each year, bringing their families and having anchor babies who will be given U.S. citizenship.

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


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News; Foreign Affairs; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: aliens; capecodorca; illegals; immigrantlist; immigration; senate; shamnesty; shamocracy; traitor; treason
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1 posted on 05/17/2007 12:00:47 PM PDT by kellynla
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To: All

The link allows you to contact your senators and/or congressmen/women on this bill.
http://numbersusa.com/index


2 posted on 05/17/2007 12:03:26 PM PDT by kellynla (Freedom of speech makes it easier to spot the idiots! Semper Fi!)
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To: kellynla

So its official, our elected representatives are on the verge of capitulating to the invasion of this country?


3 posted on 05/17/2007 12:04:30 PM PDT by Sig Sauer P220
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To: kellynla
My Senators are Kennedy and Kerry and my Congresscreature is Barney Frank.I'm wondering if it would be worth the 50c to call any of them.

....still thinking......

4 posted on 05/17/2007 12:04:40 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative ("The meaning of peace is the absence of opposition to socialism."-Karl Marx)
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To: kellynla

I’ve been trying to get into the States (legally of course) for years. No good deed(following US Law) goes unpunished I guess.


5 posted on 05/17/2007 12:05:21 PM PDT by deadrock
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To: kellynla

Compromise or complete, abject surrender?


6 posted on 05/17/2007 12:05:58 PM PDT by seanmerc
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To: kellynla

I have had it, I just switched parties. I am tired of messing with them. This was a back-door deal with the Whitehouse.
Let them register all the new citizens Republican if they can!


7 posted on 05/17/2007 12:06:24 PM PDT by sheana
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To: kellynla

I have already contacted the national GOP and the local GOP offices, letting them know my outrage at this.


8 posted on 05/17/2007 12:07:29 PM PDT by technomage (You get what you want one step at a time)
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To: Gay State Conservative

Save your money. Ed Markey’s my bastard. His house is around the corner from mine. The railing on the front porch steps is broken. I think I’ll go by and fall tonight.


9 posted on 05/17/2007 12:07:39 PM PDT by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: kellynla

What a bunch of BS. Is this for all immigrants or just Mexican immigrants? If they are from Iran, Syria, etc. Why don’t we just open the dam borders and just say the hell with it? That’s what Congress wants anyway. OR.....just give our country to Mexico. At least that way, we know, and Mexico admits, that they are a crooked government. Our government says the opposite but acts just like Mexico.


10 posted on 05/17/2007 12:07:49 PM PDT by RC2
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To: Gay State Conservative

“I’m wondering if it would be worth the 50c to call any of them.”

Email for FREE
Here is the CONGRESSIONAL E-MAIL ADDRESSES link:
http://www.lib.umich.edu/govdocs/congress/conemail.txt


11 posted on 05/17/2007 12:08:22 PM PDT by kellynla (Freedom of speech makes it easier to spot the idiots! Semper Fi!)
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To: Gay State Conservative

Kyl’s phone mailboxes are full.


12 posted on 05/17/2007 12:08:35 PM PDT by donna (Men are the new women.)
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To: RC2

And the Mexican’s defend their borders.


13 posted on 05/17/2007 12:10:19 PM PDT by Dead Dog
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To: kellynla

for later reading


14 posted on 05/17/2007 12:13:42 PM PDT by pigsmith (I have a big carbon footprint and I'm not afraid to use it.)
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To: kellynla
Mr. Congressman, Mr. Senator and President Bush please in the future do not talk to me about love of country and being a patriot.

None of you seem to understand that we the people are tired of being treated as though we were citizens of another country.

This is the height of arrogance by liberals and RINO’s.

I am pissed and do not care who knows it.

15 posted on 05/17/2007 12:14:11 PM PDT by OKIEDOC (Kalifornia, DUNCAN 08, ELECTION 2008, MOST IMPORTANT OF MY LIFE TIME)
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To: kellynla

This is nothing short of treason and should be treated as such.


16 posted on 05/17/2007 12:15:36 PM PDT by ccc_jr (Klaatu barada nikto)
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To: Gay State Conservative

One thing they may not realize is the Democratic Party will lose black votes over this. I guarantee ordinary black voters don’t won’t to be a smaller minority than they are now. They are THE most loyal Dem voters, and they are being screwed royally by their elitist “leaders.”


17 posted on 05/17/2007 12:15:49 PM PDT by PghBaldy (Reporter: Are you surprised? Nancy Pelosi: No. My eyes always look like this.)
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To: Sig Sauer P220

Yes, the surrender will soon be complete and we will have another 20 million or so socialists legally voting in our elections soon. It is a banner day for the democrats and Ted Kennedy. The Republican party will be emasculated soon with the castration performed by our President and the traitors of our own party. Are the Republicans insane, stupid or closet socialists?


18 posted on 05/17/2007 12:16:47 PM PDT by MBB1984
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To: kellynla

dEPORT tHE pRESIDENT aND cLOSE tHE bORDERS.


19 posted on 05/17/2007 12:17:18 PM PDT by VU4G10 (Have You Forgotten?)
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To: kellynla


Toll-Free Capitol Switchboard Number: 1-800-459-1887


Call That Number And Ask For Your Senators & Representatives - NOW!

*** Call them and demand they vote "NO" on ANY "guest-worker" plan allowing illegal aliens to get any kind of "delayed-amnesty"!

*** Call them and demand that they SUPPORT THE RULE OF LAW and do NOT reward long-time lawbreakers!!!

*** Call them and tell them that they're spitting in the face of every LEGAL immigrant who played by the rules, paid their dues, obeyed the law and waited their turn for the PRIVILIGE to come here!!!

*** Tell your Rep that the illegals are rushing the border NOW in anticipation of a "guest-worker" plan passing the Senate!


*** This Senate bill would allow 79 million to 217 million new immigrants in over the next 20 years!

*** Do NOT fall for the BIG LIE that Americans won't work basic-skill jobs!

*** Americans DID all these jobs before there were 15 million illegal aliens working for sub-minimum wage!

*** Illegal immigrants AND the employers that hire them are keeping wages for these jobs too low and THAT is a crime against ALL low-income Americans and HONEST immigrants!


HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES: Locate And Contact YOUR Representative HERE.

SENATE: Locate And Contact YOUR Senators HERE.


*** Stand up for the rule of law!

*** VOTE NO ON THIS "GUEST-WORKER/DELAYED-AMNESTY" PLAN FOR ILLEGAL ALIENS!!!




20 posted on 05/17/2007 12:20:35 PM PDT by The_Macallan
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To: MBB1984
Are the Republicans insane, stupid or closet socialists?

All three at once. The only difference from the Democrats is the closet, apparently.

21 posted on 05/17/2007 12:21:24 PM PDT by thulldud ("Para inglÚs, oprima el dos.")
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To: kellynla

We’ve been sold out again. I just read an AP report. The first thing that happens is illegals step forward to get a normalization card so they can stay here without worry. The border, forget it.

I say we eliminate trhe Border service (those we have not sent to jail for doing their job) and use the money to help pay the welfare costs of our new invaders.


22 posted on 05/17/2007 12:21:33 PM PDT by Jim Verdolini
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To: VU4G10

Just think of the good news; we won’t need to have have any more threads about all the crime illegals commit. (there won’t be any more illegals).


23 posted on 05/17/2007 12:22:48 PM PDT by umgud ("When seconds count, the police are just 10 minutes away!")
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To: The_Macallan

Thanks for the post & the links!


24 posted on 05/17/2007 12:25:33 PM PDT by kellynla (Freedom of speech makes it easier to spot the idiots! Semper Fi!)
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To: Gay State Conservative

Mine are Snowe and Collins and neither will support the country on this. My congressman is Tom Allen who has an almost perfect democrat voting record.


25 posted on 05/17/2007 12:26:59 PM PDT by Jim Verdolini
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To: MBB1984

Stupid and insane for sure. I never thought I’d do this, but I am officially changing my voter registration to “I” because of this idiotic compromise. I’ve been a proud Republican since I turned 18 and have swayed a great number of my friends during the past 20 years, but I’m officially done with this party full of liars and betrayers.


26 posted on 05/17/2007 12:27:24 PM PDT by rhc2000
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To: donna

“Kyl’s phone mailboxes are full.”

The White House is not answering the phone again.


27 posted on 05/17/2007 12:28:14 PM PDT by Jim Verdolini
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To: kellynla

Thanks for the link. Both my Senators have my opinion on the matter. Basically I said if the rule of law means anything they would agree not to support any type of amnesty.

FRegards,


28 posted on 05/17/2007 12:29:13 PM PDT by beltfed308 (Rudy: When you absolutely,positively need a liberal for President.)
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To: txflake; basil; ValerieTexas
I just contacted Congressman Lamar Smith's office in Austin.
Any central Texas area FReepers trying to contact him - the new number is

512-306-0439.

29 posted on 05/17/2007 12:31:14 PM PDT by Arrowhead1952 (Guns don't kill people. None of my guns ever left the house at night and killed anyone.)
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To: kellynla

This is from my Congressman - Roscoe Bartlett

The Secure Fence Act (H.R. 6061) was signed into law on October 26. I voted in favor of that bill. I also voted in favor of three other stringent immigration bills that came up for a vote on September 21: the Immigration Law Enforcement Act (H.R. 6095), the Community Protection Act of 2006 (H.R. 6094) and the Border Tunnel Prevention Act (H.R. 4830). 11 to 12 million illegal aliens have crossed our borders.

The fact is that our borders are being actively compromised, our sovereignty is challenged and our national security is at risk.

Our national immigration policy is one of the most important issues in America, and we need an aggressive and effective policy.

Ineffective immigration policy means more than a loss of jobs and lower wages for American workers and drastically increased costs to government. With fictitious identities, terrorists enjoy an open invitation to our country.

FBI Assistant Director Steven McCraw called fictitious identities “an opportunity for terrorists to move freely in the United States.”

How do we stop the influx of illegal aliens into our country?

First, we have to secure American’s borders. I have voted for and support installing an effective barrier along the U.S.-Mexico border and making every effort to prevent illegal immigration through other points of entry. I have voted to put troops on the border (as long as it is consistent with the Posse Comitatus Act), and I have voted to put a wall on the border.

Second, no matter how long they have been here, illegal means illegal. Illegal aliens are criminals. We can not reward illegal behavior and preserve respect for the Rule of Law in our country. That is why I oppose amnesty for illegal immigrants. Disguising amnesty as some sort of guest worker program is a distinction without a difference. I have voted against every attempt to directly or indirectly grant amnesty.

Third, we must enforce our existing laws against illegal immigration.

Fourth, we must prosecute those responsible for facilitating illegal immigration to the fullest extent of the law. The U.S. Government must imprison anyone involved in producing false documentation of any kind.

Fifth, I support establishing by law that English is our country’s official language.

Lastly, we must enforce the Real ID Act. This new federal law that I supported establishes standards of proof of citizenship or legal residence for federal acceptance of any state or local government-issued form of identification cards.

I am proud to be a member of the Congressional Immigration Reform Caucus, and I will keep working to protect our borders.


30 posted on 05/17/2007 12:31:17 PM PDT by mek1959
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To: kellynla

So, what are they saying down the street in the House?


31 posted on 05/17/2007 12:31:43 PM PDT by Racehorse (Where your treasure is, there will your heart be also.)
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To: Jim Verdolini

You think you’ve got it bad, mine are Mikulski and Ben Cardin.


32 posted on 05/17/2007 12:32:34 PM PDT by mek1959
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To: sheana
I have had it, I just switched parties. I am tired of messing with them.

If it gets to Bush's desk, he'll sign it, then I'm with you.

In these days of razor thin election margins, I'm sure the Republicans have a "comprehensive" plan to deal with 20 million new Dem voters and the loss of the conservative wing of the Republican party.
/S

33 posted on 05/17/2007 12:32:45 PM PDT by RJL
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To: kellynla
Already did.
You can put lipstick on a pig, but it's still a pig.
The bill is an amnesty bill.
34 posted on 05/17/2007 12:33:33 PM PDT by GrandEagle
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To: RJL

I just sent a email to the RNC telling them that if they go thru with this, I’m done. They won’t get another penny and I’ll become an independent. What cowardice!!!


35 posted on 05/17/2007 12:33:57 PM PDT by mek1959
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To: Jim Verdolini
Mine are Snowe and Collins and neither will support the country on this.

Are you sure of that? Just a few weeks ago they both voted correctly on the WOT surrender bill.That makes me suspect that they could be more sensitive to pressure than,for example,the two filthbags that my state has sent to DC.

36 posted on 05/17/2007 12:34:36 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative ("The meaning of peace is the absence of opposition to socialism."-Karl Marx)
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To: RC2

This is the kind of crap that can plant the seeds of revolution.


37 posted on 05/17/2007 12:34:43 PM PDT by ohioman
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To: kellynla
Our Sen - Judd Gregg - warmed us up for this with an editorial in last night's Union Leader.

I predict he and Sununu don't get another term.

I'm done - It's third party time.

38 posted on 05/17/2007 12:37:43 PM PDT by Scarchin (+)
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To: ohioman

You’re dead-on about that. I don’t get angry very often as age had settled me down. But for goodness sakes, the Rule of Law has just been diminished and my party did it. And if they think Kyle is gonna give them cover on this becasue he’s liked by many conservatives, they’ve got another think a comin!

McCain is toast in the primary’s now.


39 posted on 05/17/2007 12:38:22 PM PDT by mek1959
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To: Racehorse

the clowns in D.C. are gonna be in for a RUDE AWAKENING come 11/2008!

and if Fred Thompson has a brain in his head,
he is PAYING ATTENTION!!!

Conservative Americans are FED UP with all this “political correctness” crap and the country being overrun with muzzies and illegals!!!

SECURE THE BORDERS(BOTH OF THEM)
AND DEPORT THE ILLEGALS...ALL OF THEM!


40 posted on 05/17/2007 12:38:57 PM PDT by kellynla (Freedom of speech makes it easier to spot the idiots! Semper Fi!)
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To: sheana

Switch to what??? If there is any difference in the dems and the pubs its really hard to find.


41 posted on 05/17/2007 12:40:09 PM PDT by bestrongbpositive
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To: Scarchin

NRO and other sites are reporting from sources on the Hill that the deal has already broken down within the Senate.

As usual, the liberals race to the microphones and TV cameras with no clue whatsoever. They have no shame and cannot be embarrassed, because the MSM will cover for them and finish their sentences, anyway.

Even if passed in the Senate, this bill can be killed in the House or in conference.

Our GOP presidential candidates will also apply incredible pressure on elected GOP members to reverse course.

Fred Thompson should jump on this immediately.


42 posted on 05/17/2007 12:41:08 PM PDT by mwl1
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To: bestrongbpositive

I would never vote for a dem. There actually are 2 other parties out there.


43 posted on 05/17/2007 12:42:11 PM PDT by sheana
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To: Jim Verdolini

Mine are Byah and Lugar, and what makes it worse, I have Julia Carson for a Rep.


44 posted on 05/17/2007 12:42:56 PM PDT by DaiHuy (I think owning a gun doesn't make you a killer, it makes you a smart American. (George Carlin)
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To: kellynla
Does anyone know how to start the impeachment process? I am so serious. We cannot afford to let him go to the end of his term. He's too dangerous to America/Americans!
45 posted on 05/17/2007 12:43:11 PM PDT by NRA2BFree ("The time is near at hand which must determine whether Americans are to be free men or slaves!")
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To: Scarchin

“I’m done - It’s third party time?”

I’m not quite ready to throw the baby out with the bathwater...

but the GOP definitely needs a housecleaning and a testicle & backbone implant!

Conservatives just need to TAKE BACK THEIR PARTY!


46 posted on 05/17/2007 12:43:18 PM PDT by kellynla (Freedom of speech makes it easier to spot the idiots! Semper Fi!)
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To: Gay State Conservative
Mine are Bob Casey (D-PA) and Areln Specter (R-PA, but might as well be a D). I called them both anyway (knowing that it was wasted breath), and expressed my extreme dissatisfaction. The guy who answered Casey's phone was flustered and overwhelmed. The guy who answred Specter's phone was an arrogant little b@stard.

I called Jim Gerlach (R-PA), my representative, and the woman who answered there said he would absolutely NOT support it or vote for it.

47 posted on 05/17/2007 12:43:27 PM PDT by Malacoda (A day without a pi$$ed-off muslim is like a day without sunshine.)
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To: DaiHuy

Actually if you really want to know what this is about, it is about broadening the tax base.


48 posted on 05/17/2007 12:44:14 PM PDT by DaiHuy (I think owning a gun doesn't make you a killer, it makes you a smart American. (George Carlin)
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To: kellynla

In addition to calling, a more complicated but not very difficult way to block this is to discredit those who support amnesty. If someone loses credibility and thus support over this issue, that will send a message to all the rest.

Imagine how things would change if at every appearance someone like Bill Richardson was asked tough questions about amnesty, and those questions revealed the flaws in the arguments of those who push amnesty. And, his answers were promoted with Youtube, blogs, forums, etc.

More here:

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1831536/posts


49 posted on 05/17/2007 12:44:41 PM PDT by lonewacko_dot_com (http://lonewacko.com/blog)
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To: DEADROCK
I’ve been trying to get into the States (legally of course) for years. No good deed(following US Law) goes unpunished I guess.

Heck, just go down and sign up as an illegal. At least you bothered to learn English, you know how to use a computer you're a conservative, and because you post at FR, you are intelligent. LOL

50 posted on 05/17/2007 12:45:41 PM PDT by NRA2BFree ("The time is near at hand which must determine whether Americans are to be free men or slaves!")
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