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Illinois withdraws from federal immigration program

Anyone want to wager how long it takes Illinois to become California?

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itsmesteph11

Asked by itsmesteph11 at 10:31 AM on May. 5, 2011 in Politics & Current Events

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  • Being from Illinois, I say it has already been like CA for a VERY LONG time now. We NEED a federal law that severely punishes ANY American business that hires illegals!!!
    vbruno

    Answer by vbruno at 10:35 AM on May. 5, 2011

  • ICE's goal is to enhance public safety by removing those illegally in our county who are also breaking criminal laws," the agency said. "ICE will work with the State of Illinois to meet that goal."

    effin amazing! UHHH 'illegally' would mean err breaking the law would it not?
    tnmomofive

    Answer by tnmomofive at 10:39 AM on May. 5, 2011

  • I don't know how much of a difference this makes, considering the Federal government isn't real big on enforcing immigration laws anyhow. I support state's rights, but I also think it's important to allow them to fail on their own as well. No bailouts. If / when they are drowning in red ink they should not be able to ask for funds to take care of their problems that they have made worse by their own decisions.
    Another thing that struck me as odd in the article is that it seems as though many ignore the 'illegal' part of the phrase 'illegal immigrant'.  They are simply breaking the law by being here unlawfully.  Why is that so hard for some people to understand? 

    QuinnMae

    Answer by QuinnMae at 10:44 AM on May. 5, 2011

  • It's crazy ridiculous quinn
    tnmomofive

    Answer by tnmomofive at 10:45 AM on May. 5, 2011

  • I dislike living so close to Illinois their crap always seems to spill over on to us.
    chaiteamomma

    Answer by chaiteamomma at 11:01 AM on May. 5, 2011

  • Illegal immigration isn't enforced,but you would think tax evasion would cause federal stings all over the nation. A tax paying american will lose everything over an error ,after year after year of harrassing audits but they (duh guvmint) turn the other cheek to a gargantuan source of lost revenue.
    CHarlan

    Answer by CHarlan at 11:31 AM on May. 5, 2011

  • Pat Quinn is a liberal's dream of a liberal. He's also a moron. Yes, Illinois is the new California. Our state income tax has already gone up 66%, and the state congress has no idea what a budget cut is.

    I do not understand what is so difficult to understand about the phrase 'illegal immigrant'. Just by crossing into the country illegally, that person has already broken our laws. "Illegally crossing a border to enter the USA is called Illegal Entry. This is punishable by up to six months in prison and/or a monetary fine followed by deportation. This is the highest a MISDEMEANOR PENALTY can achieve before it crosses the line to be called a CRIMINAL PENALTY. This is a violation of CRIMINAL LAW and is prosecuted in CRIMINAL COURT." from the comment section.
    May-20

    Answer by May-20 at 11:56 AM on May. 5, 2011

  • Death of Common Sense at the hands of Liberal Progressives..
    grlygrlz2

    Answer by grlygrlz2 at 11:57 AM on May. 5, 2011

  • Why does it matter if they committed a crime? Shouldn't illegal immigrants be deported?
    Kitkat61277

    Answer by Kitkat61277 at 11:31 PM on May. 5, 2011

  • Why does it matter if they committed a crime? Shouldn't illegal immigrants be deported? Answer by Kitkat61277


    It depends on who you ask.  I know that at least half of the people who answered this question thinks they should. 

    QuinnMae

    Answer by QuinnMae at 11:38 PM on May. 5, 2011

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