Skip to comments.Undocumented And Unafraid
Posted on 11/23/2012 11:27:35 AM PST by moonshinner_09
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. An estimated 11.5 million undocumented immigrants live in the United States. And most of them live in hiding. But now, a small group of mostly young people are opening up about their status. They admit -- and sometimes shout -- that they are undocumented and unafraid.
Often undocumented people who are interviewed choose to use fake names, like this man who spoke through a translator after a series of Immigration and Customs Enforcement raids in Flagstaff four years ago.
"There was one night during the raids we didnt have anything for dinner," he told me. "My 4- year-old daughter asked me, dad where are you going? Dont go because la migra (immigration) is out and they might get you. Theres some cereal there we can eat cereal. Just dont go."
Alexandra Samarron, 24, once felt that way too. Samarron came to the U.S. with her mom when she was 16 to leave her abusive father and start a new life.
"We were really afraid," Samarron said. "Im telling you, we were really afraid."
Something changed for Samarron last summer when she was asked to participate in a demonstration outside an immigration detention center in Los Angeles. It was the day President Barack Obama announced a two-year reprieve from deportation for young immigrants who came to the U.S. before the age of 16.
"We were sitting in the street and we were shouting, I am undocumented and I am unafraid. And that was very empowering because just like saying it out loud helps you and it gives you power," Samarron said. "Each time I said it, it seemed that I was saying it louder. And it gives you a sense of being proud."
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Get rid of these radicalized fools now. They will only become bigger problems in the future. Kick all their sorry asses out. Not wanted, not needed, not desired.
Criminals and damn proud of it. This isn’t Mexico. We have laws here. Or we used to anyway. Barry Benghazi and Eric the Holder celebrate criminals now!
Funny, libs and these people have no problem with Mexico’s cracking-heads, deport your ass incredibly restrictive immingration laws.
I say we act like Mexico. Don’t tolerate any of this crap at all. Allow regular citizens to arrest illegals, let the police beat them up, take their stuff, and drive them back hundreds of miles into Mexico. Like the Mexicans do to illegals they find in their country.
This is news? For years, illegal aliens have strutted around this country as if they own the place.
“Undocumented And Unafraid”
No - “ILLEGAL and unafraid”...
...and why should they be with Obama, Holder and Napolitano on their side? The rule of law no longer exists.
And yet, I haven’t seen ONE politician say anything like, “We want to have the same policies towards illegal immigrants that Mexico does.”
Who would argue with that?
It’s too bad that we cannot possibly convince them to vote for the GOP. The only way that the Feds will treat them as they ought is to convince the Dims that they are not more automatic votes.
If they, really, are undocumented, illegal, and in hiding, then how does the U.S. government know how many U.S. illegal immigrants there are, in total?
The great thing about illegals is they aren’t checked for criminal records! So logically they should be given amnesty! Why? Because having killers and rapists running amok is COOL!
My gosh, what patriotic Americans! I just want to pay for their medical, food and housing as soon as I can! /sarc>
The issue is that our feckless elected representatives have decided that THEY are in charge, NOT us!!
Over 60% of the people in America (including the VERY Mexicanized city os San Antonio) believe that these illegal imigrants should be rounded up and sent back from whence they came!!
Until WE, the people, make it clear to the political elite that WE, the people, DO NOT want these criminals in our country, WE, the people, are going to be left to “eat cake”!
For those who have NEVER had a civics class or studied our government in any way, elected representatives to the government are OUR employees. We hire them to represent OUR interest to all levels of government and OUR desire for the government to take certain actions are supposed to supersede theirs, the party bosses or any other influences, including graft and bribes.
Notice that I said “suppose to”. This is how our system is supposed to (there’s that term, again!) work. What we have allowed the political elites to do is operate with impunity and ignore what We, the people, want them to do.
As long as We, the people, keep doing the same thing over and over (re-electing these failures) NOTHING, repeat NOTHING will change!!! Because, doing the same thing over and over and expecting a different result makes us the NUTS!!!!
Go home. We don’t want you here. Clean up your own country and quit fouling ours.
Why should they be afraid.
The Democrats under Obama’s leadership have proven they will do nothing to send them home and the Republicans who they stuck the shaft to by electing Obama are busy getting in line to kiss their ass’s./
If you’re truly unafraid, wouldn’t you give your real name, not a fake one?
Let an undocumented American in Mexico try that.
Camps similar to the Mexican ones for illegal criminals is the only way to deal with that level of chutzpah and arrogance.
Illegal is not legal, and never the twain shall meet in my universe.
I learned my lesson when Clinton was not removed from office.
Every year since I go to the gravesite of the Rule of Law and lay a wreath.
This sucker can't even brag in English.
Also - check my tag line. We should start characterizing illegal immigrants as my tag line suggests.
The failure of the Republican party isn't candidates or ideas. It's marketing.
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