Back during WW ll when Mexican illegal aliens were illegally crossing the border to participate in the Bracero Program, soldiers from San Diego area, Marines from MCAS El Centro and soldiers from Fort Bliss and numerous of other military post and camps were sent to the border to stop illegal aliens from crossing the border. It became standard guard duty.
If I was asked in a poll if I supported finding a way for them to gain legal citizenship if they met certain requirement (pass a background check, have jobs, etc. (things in the dream act for example)) I would respond sure thing.
Instead of describing what the differences are, all you did was tell me how susceptible your opinion is to changes in wording that don't change the meaning.
Maybe someday, you'll explain what the differences actually are instead of merely insisting that they're different.
Amnesty - Definition and More from the Free Merriam-Webster Dictionary
Notice there is no mention of meeting certain requirements.Full Definition of AMNESTY
: the act of an authority (as a government) by which pardon is granted to a large group of individuals
And the questions they asked in the poll specified that they would have to meet certain requirements
Which statement comes closest to your view about how the immigration system should deal with immigrants who are currently living in the U.S. illegally? The immigration system should allow them a way to become citizens provided they meet certain requirements, allow them to become permanent legal residents but not citizens, identify and deport them."Here are some questions about how the U.S. government should treat illegal immigrants who have been in this country for a number of years, hold a job, speak English and are willing to pay any back taxes that they owe.
"Would you favor or oppose a bill that allowed those immigrants to stay in this country rather than being deported and eventually allow them to apply for U.S. citizenship?"Which comes closer to your view about how to handle undocumented immigrants who are now living in the U.S.? They should not be allowed to stay in this country legally. OR, There should be a way for them to stay in the country legally, if certain requirements are met."
Everything in your life is a reflection of a choice you have made. If you want a different result, don't blame someone else, or expect others to make a change, you should stop complaining and make a different choice. Remember, the circumstances of your birth don't determine the outcome of your life.
I will stand by the fact a bill that originates in the house should be debated and voted on in the senate. A bill that originates in the senate should be debated and voted on in the house. Only those very partisan would see nothing wrong with tabling. Boehner has done basically the same thing in the House on a couple of senate bills, he applies what is known a Hastert rule. It is just a despicable. But Boehner has done perhaps 10-15 times, not over 200. Each chamber number should be zero.
Early voting in Georgia. On the 20th of October this old Goldwater conservative voted against both Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton by casting my vote for Gary Johnson. Neither Trump or Clinton belong within a million miles of the Oval Office.
I don't know why amnesty is even being discussed. Amnesty is what was passed under Reagan. So here we are in 2014 faced with the same problem that amnesty didn't solve. Why do people think that trying the same thing again would work this time?
This is why bi-partisanship isn't always the best solution to problems. All ideas aren't equal and stupid ones should be rejected. Compromise for the sake of compromise results in bad policy. I'd rather congress do nothing and sit on their asses than pass more bad laws.