Those here legally want want Sen. Hatch to stand up for Utah families also. That
would involve enforcing our immigration laws, charging those here illegally with
id theft, social security fraud, and perjury and deporting them to stop another
wave of illegal aliens. How can people come here illegally, break
the laws, and then demand taxpayer assisted schooling ($6000 federal)
($4000-8000 state). And then demand citizenship that belongs to those who come
here legally? Breaking the law is suppose to invoke fear over punishment.
Our great country is built on Immigration, no one can say otherwise. I would
like everyone who comes here to do so legally. Coming here out side the law only
leads me to think there might be something in that persons past they are trying
to hide. I agree with the plan for biometerics to be taken at ports of entry. I
also think a full background check should be required. We could look at Mexico
on immigration policy as a guide on this. One can not enter Mexico unless they
can prove they will not be a burden on the state, and pass a full back ground
check. I'm against blanket amnesty for illegal aliens no matter what
country they came from. I think learning English should also be required it is
our Nations offical language after all. If I moved to another country I would
have to learn that nations language to conduct any offical busniess there, such
as drive a car.
No, Senator Hatch, please do NOT vote for the amnesty scheme that rewards people
who break our laws. This bill has been watered down, and the meager provisions
to try to secure our borders have been neutered, and the rewards for illegal
acts have been increased.I am disgusted at the community activists
who always show up demanding we abandon our laws and national security instead
of demanding that those who seek to become U.S. citizens and partake of the
benefits of citizenship or legal residency be given special privileges and
rewards at the expense of those who obey the laws.I call on Hatch to
support legal immigration and double our efforts to enforce all of our laws.I also ask the community activists to tell U.S. citizens which laws we
should be free to ignore. Taxes, traffic, criminal, civil? Are we a nation of
laws or not? Why should some people be allowed to ignore laws and others held
From 1986 through 1996 we the people were promised that the following would
occur in exchange for granting amnesty to illegal aliens who were in our
Nation:1. The borders would be secured so this wouldn't happen again.
2. There would be a system for employers to identify legal immigrants from
illegal alien workers. 3. Employers who hired illegal alien workers would
be punished. None of that has happened due to a lack of enforcement by our
Nat'l Leaders. So this time around I believe that we need to demand
that they enforce the current Immigration Laws before they attempt to change
Our lack of political will to enforce the law has resulted in 11 million+
illegal aliens living here, approximately ONE THIRD of all the foreign-born
persons in the United States.An enforcement-only bill is in order, not an
amnesty plan. It defies logic that anyone would believe legalization would
deter future unlawful presence.When you have a problem, you step up
enforcement. That goes for people living here illegally as well as people
speeding in school zones.Why is this so hard to understand?
Why should we obey our laws? The government, business and foreign citizens on
our soil don't.
What they are asking for is not reform it is amnesty. That is what it is all
about. The system is not broken it is unenforced. The pols before and now have
no interest in enforcement what they are looking for is votes.This bill like all
others with no guarantee of enforcemnt is all smoke and mirrors.
If Latinos call on Hatch to support them they need to speak his language. He
had 12 million dollars in his re-election war chest during the last election.
His campaign office said that 11 million dollars came from interested citizens
outside of Utah.So if he can only raise $960,000 from 2.5 million
voters then only 10% of his attention is paid to Utahns. The outside people who
did fill his pockets are the ones who occupy 90% of his time and efforts.The equation is already in plaace so if Latinos want to be heard all
they have to do is "pay the price"The business of buying and
selling is alive and well in Washington.
Why can't this woman go to school in Mexico? I'm sure Mexico has
universities sufficient to meet her needs. Just think, she could study in her
own native tongue.
Devilion"I agree with the plan for biometrics to be taken at ports of
entry."How can biometrics at ports of entry help keep illegals
from flooding into this country... as they have done for decades? Sure, the
government will have data bases with personal data on immigrants who pass
through the ports. But how will the government find these folks and get them
exported? We hear the government doesn't have the personnel or resources
to round the millions that are here now. Just askin'."If I
moved to another country I would have to learn that nations language..."Not if you and millions that speak like you do, came as well. We now
have such a large number of Hispanics in the US that they don't need to
learn English. They have their own little enclaves. And note how everything is
now written in two languages... English and Spanish. In fact, in many cases you
can't even get a job if you don't speak Spanish.
Hatch needs to stand up and represent the citizens that he represents, not the
illegal aliens that have invaded our country. Instead of promoting an amnesty
(which this bill is) we need to focus more on border security, interior
enforcement, and laws to punish companies that knowingly hire illegal aliens.
My own kid is graduating high school with scholarship in hand. Going to a state
school where I live still is not affordable with that. Is anyone helping
Well she came to the right person, one who co-sponsored the orginal Dream Act.
Of course during campaign time he (Hatch) talks about getting tough on illegals
but after getting elected (more times than Moss) changes course and now becomes
a gang of eight member. I think we have too many gangs in the USA including
those in Washington. How about listening to the 84% of Utahns who constantly
call for enforcement of our immigration laws, laws that are mostly ignored?
Count the comments to the DMN and see how many (don't) support giving the
illegals a free pass. Viva LEGAL immigration for Real Immigrants.