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Would you rather be an illegal resident working under the table for 5 years. Or be a legal resident receiving Welfare for 5 years.

 
Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 11:04 PM on May. 15, 2011 in

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  • Well illegal resident work very very very hard or to become someone not like welfare they saty home do nothing.
    avonbuyorsell

    Answer by avonbuyorsell at 5:43 AM on May. 16, 2011

  • I would rather be the one not breaking multiple laws.

    Charis76

    Answer by Charis76 at 11:11 PM on May. 15, 2011

  • Tough. I'm not sure, but I do know that I respect the illegal person more because they are at least working.
    GomezMami2908

    Answer by GomezMami2908 at 11:05 PM on May. 15, 2011

  • welfare doesn't mean not working so...
    But_Mommie

    Answer by But_Mommie at 11:07 PM on May. 15, 2011

  • Well....since MOST illegals being paid under the table are being paid less then they should, many times below minimum wage,while ALSO commiting a crime (by being here) AND being on govt assistance.....I am going to go with the LEGAL resident who did it the right way, who is looking for a job and when they find one will get paid a DECENT wage while teaching their CHILDREN right from wrong and also not having to worry about getting DEPORTED :)
    momof030404

    Answer by momof030404 at 11:18 PM on May. 15, 2011

  • Well since I've been a legal resident who has been working hard at a college education and sometimes 1-2 other jobs while my husband works hard at a job and recently started a business but we're STILL not making enough to care for our family without that extra leg up, I guess you can say I have been legal and on welfare for five years. Many illegal residents do work very hard, some find a way to get on welfare, but they live with their huge extended families most of the time and share the wealth so to speak. They get paid way less than their work is worth. I can't imagine either option is a fun choice, and for most of the people who fit into either category, it wasn't their first choice.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 4:35 AM on May. 16, 2011

  • working.
    Aneya

    Answer by Aneya at 11:07 PM on May. 15, 2011

  • PS. The illegal is working. The Welfare recipient will not be working for 5 years.
    Just making clear my question :-)
    Anonymous

    Comment by Anonymous (original poster) at 11:12 PM on May. 15, 2011

  • This is too depressing. NEITHER one,ok?
    But I agree that illegals are still working--and working hard, not on welfare.
    Too many "Legals" ( citizens who live here and are working the system so they can stay home and play video games...)are on welfare and don't want to work.
    SUCH fun here at CM....makes me depressed.
    minnesotanice

    Answer by minnesotanice at 11:41 PM on May. 15, 2011

  • Neither is a choice I'd make
    adnilm

    Answer by adnilm at 1:11 AM on May. 16, 2011

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