"Why would you? When your family came here there was no Mexico.
FWIW, my grandparents came here from Puerto Rico, where they were born as Spanish citizens before the Spanish-American War. My grandfather had memories as a child of all the…"
"Name a significant public figure who thinks a guest worker program is amnesty, or retract.
I blame Obama for persecuting states who want to enforce immigration law, and for wanting to grant amnesty to people who have broken the law to get…"
"Arizona state treasurer Dean Martin says his state loses between $1.3 billion and $2.5 billion each year on illegal immigrants. In addition to the fiscal costs of incarcerating and educating illegal immigrants and their families, Arizona also faces…"
"I am certainly not going to defend Bush's record on immigration, and I don't know who calls a guest worker program 'amnesty'. The current turning a blind eye to illegals in our midst is unsustainable, and the persecution of…"
"I don't understand your first paragraph at all.
The issue isn't about hispanics (I am one, father and father-in-law both named Manuel, FWIW.), it is about foreign nationals illegally entering the state and being allowed to stay here.…"
"Did someone say Pilsen?
"In addition to poverty and related social problems, Pilsen residents must cope with high levels of violence. The Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority named Pilsen one of the "hot spots" in the city…"
Thanks for writing back. We came here because of the weather too. Its gorgeous and Paradise to us! Imagine no mosquitoes or bugs; low humidity, nice weather most of the time. To a Northerner that IS Paradise! Right? You are right on the mark on the gun issues. As for dinglenutz we can't stand him. I hope the idiots who voted him in get egg in their face big time and regret their votes!
Yeah RE Chicagoans... my first year here I was telecommuting for a software company in Chicago. Though I told my boss I was moving to Albuquerque (and that's where the checks came), I think he never really grasped it and kept telling people I was living in Phoenix. Couldn't quite wrap his brain around me "living in the middle of nowhere" ;-)