Subject: Illegals in Arizona
I have only encountered one illegal in the many
years I have lived in Arizona.
I personally don't think it is much of a problem
when it comes to personal security.
I think if you ask 1,000 Arizonans how bad the
illegal situation is here, you may get
about 100 different answers, mostly depending
on how close to the border they live.
There is a problem with providing services to
the illegals. A few years back, there was a van
carrying perhaps 10-12 illegals in Tucson, when
it overturned. Everyone was hospitalized,
and the county had to pick up the tab.
Since most states and counties are in the red these days,
you can understand why they would want to control
The one fact that people may be overlooking is
that when illegals have children born in the USA,
those children are automaticly American citizens.
We can't deport people whose minor children are citizens.
This is one of the biggest reasons why we need
to provide a way for those illegals already living here with a path to
I am one of the few progressives I know who is
in favor of completing the 2,000 mile long border fence.
I understand that it will not stop all border
crossings, but I think it will help to funnel those crossings to
fewer places, where the Border Patrol can do
their job in catching them and returning them to their country of origin.
We should understand how easy it is for some humans
to blame others when their lives aren't going
how they would like them to go.. With today's
economics, I think there's some "scape goating" going on.
The Hispanics are thus a convenient group to
vent this frustration on for a lot of narrow-minded people,
i.e., teabaggers and other republitards.
Hope this helps,
Ron in Arizona
Ron, thanks for that.
I was looking for more information and you have
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