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Deportation of illegal immigrants increases under Obama administration

Discussion in 'Political Debate & Discussion' started by KenH, Jul 27, 2010.

  1. KenH

    KenH Active Member

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    Deportation of illegal immigrants increases under Obama administration

    [SIZE=-1]By Peter Slevin[/SIZE]
    [SIZE=-1]Washington Post Staff Writer[/SIZE]
    [SIZE=-1]Monday, July 26, 2010; A01 [/SIZE]

    In a bid to remake the enforcement of federal immigration laws, the Obama administration is deporting record numbers of illegal immigrants and auditing hundreds of businesses that blithely hire undocumented workers.

    The Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency expects to deport about 400,000 people this fiscal year, nearly 10 percent above the Bush administration's 2008 total and 25 percent more than were deported in 2007. The pace of company audits has roughly quadrupled since President George W. Bush's final year in office.

    - rest at www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/07/25/AR2010072501790.html
     
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    Ha, ha, ha! Ha, ha, ha! Then comes to main move to legalize what is illegal.
     
  3. Robert Snow

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    Kind of like Reagan.
     
  4. targus

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    And what a mistake that was !!!
     
  5. Earth Wind and Fire

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    Splendid! Keep up the good work. Fix a coupla fences while your at it.
     
  6. Dragoon68

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    Worse but, yes, that was wrong as well!
     
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    Interesting how some will not give him credit when he does what they have been asking to be done.
     
  8. Bob Alkire

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    How much help was Sheriff Joe Arpaio of Maricopa County, Az. to getting the number up? We have went to long allowing illegal immigrants in, both parties. Try crossing into Mexico illegal.
     
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    "Interesting how some will not give him credit when he does what they have been asking to be done"

    He has not done what we want him to do or it would be 100% gone doncha know! :laugh:
     
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    Obama deserves no credit. The laws that are regulating the activity currently being enforced were passed under Bush.
     
  11. Robert Snow

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    I don't think anything will do much good concerning illegal immigration until we secure the border, and I don't think either party wants to do that.

    What bothers me as much as anything about our immigration problem is Mexico's hypocrisy. I worked with a man who was born in Guatemala, which borders Mexico's southern border. He told me that if the Mexican authorities catch people crossing the southern border into Mexico, they just might get shot or put into prison. Yet, the Mexican diplomats act like we have no right in protecting our borders.
     
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    Apparently you din not read my earlier post.
     
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    Hmmm, wasn't responding to your comment.
     
  14. Salty

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    Just curious, exactly what did Obama do for that large number of deportations?

    The report states they expect to deport 400,000. So how many did they actually deport?
    And keep in mind, as we deport, more keep coming over.


    So lets assume that 500,000 are deported.
    With over 10 million, we are seeing only 5% of all illegals deported. It would take 20 years to deport all. But in those 20 years, how many more would come?

    Arizona has the right answer. A report stated that many Latinos are having garage sales, and leaving AZ either for Mexico, or other States or Commonwealths.

    I know that Regan had an immigration pgm. He meant well, but the system was taken advantage of.

    Its not time to bite the bullet.

    Salty
     
  15. KenH

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    Do you want to deport over 10,000,000 people? If so, where do you think the money will come from to do so?
     
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    Have bunch more states pass an AZ type bill and they will self deport like the Arizona ones seem to be doing. :laugh:
     
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    Self deporting or merely moving to another state?

    We need comprehensive federal reform of immigration. Without federal reform then after the U.S. Supreme strikes down the unconstitutional provisions of the Arizona law the people that "self deported" may move back to Arizona.
     
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    What is comprehensive federal reform of immigration?

    Amnesty?
     
  19. KenH

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    Comprehensive federal reform of immigration, in my opinion, is threefold: a path to legal worker status for those immigrants that do not have it, an ongoing worker program for those desiring to come here and work, and consistent enforcement of tough penalties on those who employ people who do not have legal worker status after the previous two steps have been implemented.
     
  20. Salty

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    Yes, I do

    Very simple, the savings that will be realized in the reduction of welfare, food stamps, medicaid, education....

    Besides, the liberals always find money when they want something
     
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