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February 27, 2013 | 1,097 views | 4 comments

Editor:

I fail to understand why so many people are so uncomfortable with this new immigration law; after all, this law has been addressed by former presidents, both Democrat and Republican. Now that President Obama has the required support from both parties, it appears that it has a green light.

People are saying that it will create problems such as more illegals crossing over. If I may say, crossing over is currently taking place as it has been forever. Even a tall fence didn’t work.

What did happen was that we spent a lot of wasteful money that could have been wisely used elsewhere. The work force increased, which I think was the right thing to do. Let’s face it, people, the United States is a safe haven for not only illegal Mexicans, but for all other nationalities. Everybody in the world wants to be our local neighbor.

I favor the law because it will increase our revenue and abolish those who have Mexicans working for them and paying cheap labor and no taxes. I believe it will strengthen our economy because Mexicans are not afraid to work hard and spend some of their money.

Think about it.

JUAN J. VILLARREAL SR.

Floresville
 

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The Marcelina Muse  
Dry Tank, TX  
February 28, 2013 10:12am
 
Grouch the Reagan amnesty was supposed to be a one time thing to cure this problem. Also keep in mind the congress was Demo controlled at that time. No matter what the label violation of the law is wrong.

 
PRAIRIE GROUCH  
GRAND PRAIRIE TX  
February 28, 2013 6:44am
 
Muse....liberal, socialist Democrats..... It seems that you have forgotten Reagan. I thought Bush also tried to reform immigration with a key Republican Senator at the forefront. I believe John McCain was also the republican candidate ... More ›

 
Kassandra Royer  
La Vernia, TX  
February 27, 2013 11:04pm
 
Having worked and lived in other countries, I feel the US Residency Visas are far too difficult to obtain. Give migrant workers an accessible legal entrance, but don't reward those who entered the country illegally with citizenship. ... More ›

 
The Marcelina Muse  
Dry Tank, TX  
February 27, 2013 3:23pm
 
Sounds fair to me Juan. Course it may not sound too fair to those who are trying to become citizens the old fashioned way - legally. The concept of rewarding someone for breaking the law just somehow does not seem right to me. ... More ›

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