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    Re: EMBARRASSING: 40% Of Texas Job Growth Since 2007 Went To Illegal Immigrants Read

    Quote Originally Posted by tessaesque View Post
    I think that's a bit of an exaggeration.
    If you were fair, you'd have said the same to donc, but you were nicer in your reply.
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    Re: EMBARRASSING: 40% Of Texas Job Growth Since 2007 Went To Illegal Immigrants Read

    Quote Originally Posted by tessaesque View Post
    I think that's a bit of an exaggeration.
    Which part?

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    Re: EMBARRASSING: 40% Of Texas Job Growth Since 2007 Went To Illegal Immigrants Read

    Quote Originally Posted by nota bene View Post
    Which part?
    Texas being "most friendly" to illegals. We aren't as strict against those already here as other states, but we did pass laws which allow/require citizenship status to be checked for those arrested in the commission of crime, we don't allow sanctuary cities, and we've spent and requested tons to help secure the borders.
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    Re: EMBARRASSING: 40% Of Texas Job Growth Since 2007 Went To Illegal Immigrants Read

    Quote Originally Posted by 1Perry View Post
    The article states that jobs did grow. So where is the myth concerning that? If true, this would be a huge talking point for a candidate running on closing our borders right now. Unfortunately, that isn't Perry.
    Only if you don't look too closely at it.

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    Re: EMBARRASSING: 40% Of Texas Job Growth Since 2007 Went To Illegal Immigrants Read

    I did a search and more than one source is referencing this study. I doubt we can get exact numbers, but it might be worth keeping an open mind about. Now, as for government money being involved:

    Perry criticizes government while Texas job growth benefits from it

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    What he does not say is that much of that job growth has come because of government, not in spite of it.

    Perry criticizes government while Texas job growth benefits from it - The Washington Post

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    Re: EMBARRASSING: 40% Of Texas Job Growth Since 2007 Went To Illegal Immigrants Read

    Quote Originally Posted by tessaesque View Post
    Texas being "most friendly" to illegals. We aren't as strict against those already here as other states, but we did pass laws which allow/require citizenship status to be checked for those arrested in the commission of crime, we don't allow sanctuary cities, and we've spent and requested tons to help secure the borders.
    Many regard Houston as a sanctuary city.

    According to the Houston Chronicle, "Houston does not have a sanctuary city policy, but a long-standing police order limits inquiries about immigration status to crime suspects."

    http://blog.chron.com/texaspolitics/2010/10/perry-vows-to-abolish-sanctuary-cities-in-texas/


    Houston’s policy (Houston Police Department General Order 500-5) states: “Officers shall not make inquiries as to the citizenship of any person.”
    http://www.scribd.com/doc/39825184/Houston-s-Sanctuary-City-Policy-GO-500-5

    The Congressional Research Service has identified Houston as a Sanctuary City.

    http://www.ilw.com/immigrationdaily/...6,0912-crs.pdf

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    Re: EMBARRASSING: 40% Of Texas Job Growth Since 2007 Went To Illegal Immigrants Read

    I guess we don’t have to wonder about perrys take on immigrants anymore. Kinda looks like he is in the process of being yesterday’s news.

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    Re: EMBARRASSING: 40% Of Texas Job Growth Since 2007 Went To Illegal Immigrants Read

    Quote Originally Posted by tessaesque View Post
    Texas being "most friendly" to illegals. We aren't as strict against those already here as other states, but we did pass laws which allow/require citizenship status to be checked for those arrested in the commission of crime, we don't allow sanctuary cities, and we've spent and requested tons to help secure the borders.
    Yes, laws have been passed so that we can 'put on airs' about dealing with the illegal alien workers. None of which are being enforced.
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    Re: EMBARRASSING: 40% Of Texas Job Growth Since 2007 Went To Illegal Immigrants Read

    Oops! Do you suppose that Perry's whole position on Illegal Aliens is about votes?

    How Democrat it would be of him if that's behind what he's been saying.
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    Re: EMBARRASSING: 40% Of Texas Job Growth Since 2007 Went To Illegal Immigrants Read

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