Being for immigration law doesn't mean anti-immigrant
Posted by aogSunday, 21 December 2003 at 16:35 TrackBack Ping URL

Here’s a quote:

Several pro-immigration and civil rights groups yesterday filed a class-action lawsuit to stop the government from entering immigration information into a national crime database

I like the language here - “pro-immigrant”. What they mean is “pro-criminal-immigrant”. I’m pro-immigrant myself, but I fully support enforcing immigration law and deporting all people are who not here legally. I like legal immigrants - they have been a source of strength for our country for centuries. Looking the other way for those who violate the law is not only unsafe in these times but a slap in the face of those immigrants who have shown respect for the law. I can understand those desperate enough to be willing to violate immigration law to enter this country, but I have nothing but contempt for the activists who show such contempt for law. This contempt is not only the overt efforts to vitiate immigration law but the de facto favoring of immigrants who are scofflaws.

I am a bit concerned about entering generic immigration data in to the NCIC (the national crime database) but I have no objection at all to entering the names of criminals, which includes anyone who is in the USA without legal permission. That’s a crime and someone who does it is a criminal.

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Bryan Monday, 22 December 2003 at 15:38

I’m so pro-immigrant I married one, but I’m for enforcing our immigration laws. In fact, the very fact that I had to walk my wife through all the red tape proved to me that illegal aliens are scofflaws who deserve deportation.

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