Skip to comments.U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz Statement on Immigration Reform Proposal
Posted on 01/28/2013 3:39:16 PM PST by kristinn
WASHINGTON, DC -- U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) issued the following statement regarding todays bipartisan immigration reform proposal:
I appreciate the good work that senators in both parties have put into trying to fix our broken immigration system. There are some good elements in this proposal, especially increasing the resources and manpower to secure our border and also improving and streamlining legal immigration. However, I have deep concerns with the proposed path to citizenship. To allow those who came here illegally to be placed on such a path is both inconsistent with rule of law and profoundly unfair to the millions of legal immigrants who waited years, if not decades, to come to America legally.
Glad I’m from Texas. Don’t get me wrong, I don’t worship the ground Ted Cruz walks on, but he sure brings up some good points.
Bingo! This is the problem with all of these illegals. When I was a kid, all of the fast food joints around were staffed by my friends or their friends. Now they are staffed by illegals. Today's teens are not able to learn about work. So they end up as adults with few marketable skills.
They tell us that the illegals do the jobs "Americans won't do." If it weren't for vast numbers of Americans getting free food and housing from the government, you'd be surprised what Americans would be willing to do in order to eat.
Now we have a permanent dependent class. Zombies, for lack of a better word.
You know Rubio better than someone from Texas.
Maybe your SHOUTING was a bit overplay, when I hear a liberal they never sound like Rubio. When I hear Rubio, it never sounds like a liberal.
Obviously you disagree on Floriduh’s rules on illegals. Regardless of the State, the attractions to the USA are jobs, jobs, jobs which are paying a lot more than Latin America and of course our buffett of social freebies.
Unless we figure out how to “legally” have Latinos able to work here, we will either have illegals or be very dissapointed with the work from unskilled people as long as the reparations graveytrain is rolling.
Why just Latino illegals? Maybe we should throw in some Haitians, too? What....you don’t like a Haitians? Too dark for you?
The only thing BROKEN is the fact the federal government has continually ignored the Constitution!
It was NEVER meant for the federal government to intimately direct every aspect of citizenship. They were ONLY supposed to make a uniform rule for naturalization for the States to follow!
'Illegals' are what the Founders called denizens , and they are under the singular jurisdiction of the State! Until denizens apply for citizenship, they are NOT *immigrants*, they are alien residents!
The common law has affixed such distinct and appropriate ideas to the terms denization, and naturalization, that they can not be confounded together, or mistaken for each other in any legal transaction whatever.
The power of naturalization, and not that of denization, being delegated to congress, and the power of denization not being prohibited to the states by the constitution, that power ought not to be considered as given to congress, but, on the contrary, as being reserved to the states.
St. George Tucker
THIS is why the States are flooded with people they have no control over....THIS is why we're forced to live with the criminal element importing itself from other countries....and THIS is why the federal authority will never make the situation any better.....because the feral federal government will NEVER admit that their 'amnesty' and regulations concerning 'illegals' are unconstituional exercises of power!
Used “Latinos” as an example considering 90 something % of the immigrant workers are from South of the Border.
As to any from Hatee, they won’t work in their own country, they only come here for a better free ride, the Work Visa without government social program candy won’t be a big attraction.
Your insisting on being a screeching nitpicker just to make a point does not lead toward any resolution.
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