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Time for reforms

May 28, 2014

To the Editor: Over the years, I’ve had many people ask me what I would like to see done on the immigration issue. 1) Enforce our immigration laws....

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May-28-14 5:18 PM

3)Create a pathway for illegal immigrants already here to become successful tax paying Americans - If this means restrictions on government financial aid during the process then so be it.

Personally, most Hispanics I have met are very hardworking and family oriented. They have more conservative values then liberal (BY FAR) but are unable to vote that way due to stances by the Republican Party.

Enable these people to pay taxes. Enable these people to vote with their conservative values. People like you (who obviously vote Red) are holding the Republican Party back because this is a key demographic who have the ability to win Republican's elections.

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May-28-14 5:11 PM

This.. This is what ignorance looks like. I bet you're glad your preferences weren't in place when Herr Westrum first arrived at Ellis Island. First, I would like to agree that we need more secure borders (any border lapses are dangerous for homeland security). Also, any illegal immigrant that has serious weapons or sexual charges needs to be deported ASAP. But.. if you want to know the main engine in an economic machine? People and small business. Did you know that the US is the only industrialized nation that has a net plus in population year over year due to immigrants both illegal and legal? American born whites have stopped producing at a rate that is higher then our death rate. Also, Hispanics have a higher rate of entrepreneurship then any other class - new businesses create more wealth per capita then established. Stats put aside, here's the deal on how to fix immigration:

1) Secure borders 2) Deport illegal immigrants with serious crimes 3) Create..

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