Skip to comments.A Workable Solution to the Immigration Issue
Posted on 11/09/2012 4:40:23 PM PST by grumpa
We have illegal immigrants living among us here in Texas. We like them and greatly appreciate their contribution. However, we should make a distinction between those who are here only to work, and those who are here to work and to integrate into American society. Here is my plan.
Non U.S. citizens could apply for a Work Visa whether they reside in a foreign country or are already in America illegallyno distinction. To be accepted they must meet certain basic criteria of literacy and a clean record. Those who are accepted into the Work Visa program as illegal aliens would pay a tax penalty over several years. So they do not get off scott free. All those who have a Work Visa will also have a path to citizenship if they work toward that goal.
This is not amnesty. Employers who hire people who do not have the Work Visa are fined. Those workers caught here who have not at least filed the application for the Work Visa can be deported.
Those workers who have filed the paperwork to get into the system would then be trackable to be sure that they are virtuous. If they do not have an adequate education and English skills, they would be required to go to night school. This system therefore moves these people along into our society or discriminates against them if they do not participate in the path to integrate fully.
Let me give you an example of a man I know. He was brought here by his parents when he was 9 years old. He graduated from high school with good marks. He married an American girl and they have 3 kids. He would like to go into the dental field but as neither a citizen of Mexico nor the U.S. his tuition would be higher than he can afford. He would like to become a citizen but he is stuck in no-mans land. This is the kind of person we want here. But the current system has shut him off.
He has a couple of brothers who have not progressed as my friend has. They really do not want to assimilate into American society. Under my plan, they would either have to get on the path that takes them into the system or be deported to Mexico.
My plan may not satisfy everybody. But it comes to grip with reality. It honors the law. It is faithful to our founding concepts and our natural instincts of compassion.
And enforce a time limit that they cannot receive any kind of welfare including food stamps. If their kids can’t speak English charge them for school lessons instead of taxpayers paying for it. Make them pay for their own healthcare like Canada does. Deport those engaging in fraud.
Piss on you illegal alien friends ... piss on your idiot attitude ... do you have not understanding that the actual number of illegal aliens is closer to 20 million not 11 or 12 million ... do you understand the impact of this? You are a Naive beyond anything I can describe...
If he was born in Meheeco, wouldn't he be a citizen of Meheeco?
And they can't vote for 20 years.
Personally - I don’t give a DAMN about the welfare of your ILLEGAL ALIEN friends. They can go back to the hell hole they came from ... they contribute NOTHING to the long term preservation of American ideals and freedoms ... Damn - why can’t you naive newbies just shut up ?
Do you have any idea what American Sovereignty, Border Integrity, Values of Citizenship is about? DO YOU? Do you know - you stupid shit ?
Can I move to Mexico, renounce my American citizenship, then come back to the US illegally and have all the benefits illegals currently get?
Cripplecreek .. I agree with your assessment ... Please help me to tell the idiot OP of this discussion thread to go suck an egg.
I have little use for these moderates let alone reason to speak to them.
I have more respect for the outright marxists who don’t try to hide the knife they want to stick me with.
Sneak AMNESTY PING
Here is an issue that Republicans could champion.
But us the Conservatives, the REAL Americans, refuse your AMNESTY overtures...
we prefer to adhere to our nations laws...
“Employers who hire people who do not have the Work Visa are fined.”
Let’s start with this one first. Heavily. No new laws required or anything - just enforce what we have on the books now and implement maximum fines. None of the rest of the suggestions will be needed.
Yes CrippleCreek ... I agree ...
This not amnesty. Under my plan (a) children born in the US are not automatic citizens as they are now, (b) holders of Work Visas are not eligible for food stamps or other taxpayer welfare, (c) hospitals are not required to accept these people even at their emergency rooms. This plan is not a moderate plan. It actually makes things tougher for illegals.
Kid what do you have against the laws of my country ???
Why do you want AMNESTY for the law breaking illegal aliens who hate my country and hate and mock our laws ???
are you an illegal alien yourself ???
Twenty years, OR until every person who is in the Congress that voted amnesty is out of office....complete turn over so that nobody personally benefits, that being a conflict of interest of sorts.
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