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Re: “Victims of the immigration madness, their hunger strike is in Day 6

There is a big problem with immigration, that's just a given.

There are about 12 million people in the united states that are undocumented. These people are mainly from latin america but there are also european, african, and asian people living in the shadows because they don't have a social security number. It's absolutely insanity to think that we can deport all of these people to their native coutries. We need to find solutions, like the DREAM Act, that not only respect human dignity but also establish a constructive policy that ensures immigrants become CONTRIBUTING members of society.

Some of the most well-known arguements against undocumented immigrants is that they don't contribute taxes. This is not completely true because they contribute billions of dollars to social security. My point is, let them contribute their taxes. Let them be recognized and come out of the shadows. If the DREAM Act and Immigration reform pass then we can have a fresh start with reinforcing our laws. "

Posted by raphael 123 on 06/23/2010 at 8:27 PM

Re: “Victims of the immigration madness, their hunger strike is in Day 6

Yes lets punish these kids for their kids errors. Okay this is what you are saying we are going to hold all Germans descendent's for the Holocaust perpetuated by the Nazis. Hold all white slave owners (even past presidents sons and daughter.) Hold all Americans responsible for Nagasaki and Hiroshima. This is preposterous blame and punish children for kids for their parents mistakes.

DREAM students do pay tazes through ISTBN numbers. THey are highly educated individuals who would if given the chance better the country. I am astounded to see thousands of youth leaders taking up the challenge to better America, while the so called leaders ignore them. The DREAM Act is the first step to fixing our immigration system. Its is irrational to deny the talented youth of America their right to dream. They are smartest, dedicated and determined individuals in the nation.
They graduate high school with such promise, but its promise that’s all. Some are lucky and pursue a college education. Many become professionals, but they are reduced to hard labor in order to survive.

Posted by raphael 123 on 06/23/2010 at 7:43 PM

Re: “Liberación Juice honors hunger strikers' D.R.E.A.M.

I am astounded to see thousands of youth leaders taking up the challenge to better America, while the so called leaders ignore them. The DREAM Act is the first step to fixing our immigration system. Its is irrational to deny the talented youth of America their right to dream. They are smartest, dedicated and determined individuals in the nation.
They graduate high school with such promise, but its promise that’s all. Some are lucky and pursue a college education. Many become professionals, but they are reduced to hard labor in order to survive. Pick onions under the hot Arizonan sun, frame houses with mechanical engineering degrees. America' greatness was not founded on this. I listen every night on talk shows, don't they understand they are illegal. I ask them do you understand the harshness of reality outside the US. Don't you understand the adversity that DREAM students face?

Posted by raphael 123 on 06/23/2010 at 7:31 PM

Re: “Liberación Juice honors hunger strikers' D.R.E.A.M.

We DREAMers as we call ourselves can't wait any longer for politicians to decide on our futures. Many of my friends have either moved back to their birth countries or were deported or on the process of deportation. America needs to gives us a chance, we are Americans in every facet. We are Americans; we know the language, the culture, the history, obey the laws, and embody everything great that forged the United States of America.

Posted by raphael 123 on 06/23/2010 at 7:30 PM

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