“If we must have an enemy at the head of Government, let it be one whom we can oppose, and for whom we are not responsible, who will not involve our party in the disgrace of his foolish and bad measures.”
- Alexander Hamilton. Spiritual father of #NeverTrump
One year and $1,000 dollars for being a getaway driver during a crime or being a smuggler compared to 15 years and $250,000 for using a fake ID to get a job does nt make any sense. ERgardless of someone's position about illegal immigrants, being a smuggler or getaway driver is still a worse crime than using a fake ID to obtain work.
But it is Georgia's decision, and i fully support their right to make these laws, even if I absolutley disagree with the law perosnally.
It's really an issue of supply and demand, when you get down to it. The supply of illegal immigrants is always going to be high. They are already willing to take huge risks to get here and find work, so adding another risk to the mix doesn't really do anything to curb illegal immigration.
The issue is that the demand for illegal immigrant labor is also high because hiring illegal immigrants is incentivized by the profits of cheap labor coupled with the minimal risks associated with doing so.
Adding a massive layer of risk to the venture could seriously curb the demand for such labor, and ultimately that would decrease the supply of illegal immigrants because the rewards they receive would no longer be worth the risks they are already taking.
Last edited by Tucker Case; 05-18-11 at 07:35 AM.
The truly way to fix the immigration problem is to make Mexico better. We need to take a hard, hard line with the Mexican government and the families...(I say families because almost all Latin countries are that way - controlled by a few families) and make them do more to help their own people and to accept our help with our conditions.
I agree that employers who knowingly hire illegals should face a stiff penalty. Problem nowadays though is many illegals have counterfeit social security cards. If US gov would do its main job which is to secure the borders this wouldn’t be an issue for employers and states to deal with.
Is it also 15 years for minors who use fake ID to get into clubs, buy cigarettes, or buy alcohol?
HELPING HILLARY PICK OUT HER INAUGURAL GOWN!The jokes write themselves!
The sad thing is this isn't nearly as harsh as many other foreign countries immigration laws, but its definitely a start in this f**kin country!
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"A nation can survive its fools, and even the ambitious. But it cannot survive treason from within. An enemy at the gates is less formidable, for he is known and carries his banner openly. But the traitor moves amongst those within the gate freely, his sly whispers rustling through all the alleys, heard in the very halls of government itself. For the traitor appears not a traitor; he speaks in accents familiar to his victims, and he wears their face and their arguments, he appeals to the baseness that lies deep in the hearts of all men. He rots the soul of a nation, he works secretly and unknown in the night to undermine the pillars of the city, he infects the body politic so that it can no longer resist. A murder is less to fear"
Cicero Marcus Tullius