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    Do you think the US should continue to allow immigration?

    Please explain the reasoning for your answer.

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    Re: Do you think the US should continue to allow immigration?

    It depends on who and from where.

    Call it bigotry if you must, but some countries in Europe are having HUGE problems and growing ones with Muslim immigrants, who increasingly are pushing for Sharia law in the most literal sense and for a theocratic government.

    I generally oppose allowing in people from countries with theocratic governments and extreme theocratic intolerant societies.

    I am fairly agreeable to allowing people in otherwise, provided they bring work skills or other assets with them. So most from Central and South American would be acceptable, generally all of Europe, and nearly all of Asia and much (but not all) of Africa.

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    Re: Do you think the US should continue to allow immigration?

    Quote Originally Posted by Muhammed View Post
    Please explain the reasoning for your answer.
    I assume we are discussing legal immigration.

    In which case, I'm for inviting all those with constructive talents to join us. We could use more doctors, more robotics engineers and a lot of other abilities or investments that make our country a better place.

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    Re: Do you think the US should continue to allow immigration?

    Yes. With emphasis on need expertise. For example foreign graduates from US educational facilities, in certain areas of study, would rank high on a list to admit. The current idea of those that chose to enter illegally should get head of line privileges (amnesty) is simply insane. We currently have more qualified workers than jobs in many areas and yet lack them in others; immigration policy can help that situation or hurt it - the choice is ours to make.
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    Re: Do you think the US should continue to allow immigration?

    Legal immigration? Absolutely. However, we ought to limit immigration to those people who will do good for the United States, we cannot continue to be the dumping ground for the world's refuse. The well-educated, intelligent, skilled immigrant who will benefit us, invite them in. The poor, drug-addicted, criminally-oriented immigrant, they can take a hike. We have too many of those already.
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    Re: Do you think the US should continue to allow immigration?

    Quote Originally Posted by Muhammed View Post
    Please explain the reasoning for your answer.
    Yes but, at a much lesser volume than before. Let actual citizens get the new jobs.

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    Re: Do you think the US should continue to allow immigration?

    Instead of an immigration bill that revamps immigration, cut it up into small pieces. First, remove the lawyers and years of delays. Make it a short process to get a working visa, and at maximum 2 years to immigrate with a green card. Next, identify who you will keep renewing; target them and incentivize them to stay. Others, unless they are sponsored, should not be renewed. Those who commit crimes are revoked and deported after serving time or paying their fines.

    Basically fix the broke ass system we have now which lets lawyers get fat for little work over year and years of waiting. Once that's in place then wait for the right time to pass immigration reform - whatever that means.
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    Re: Do you think the US should continue to allow immigration?

    Is there a country out there that forbidds imigration? North Korea or Saudi Arabia maybe... which are not exactly good company.

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    Re: Do you think the US should continue to allow immigration?

    Quote Originally Posted by The German View Post
    Is there a country out there that forbidds imigration? North Korea or Saudi Arabia maybe... which are not exactly good company.
    So do you suppose the USA would necessarily become just like those countries if it simply stopped immigration?

    Why or why not?

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    Re: Do you think the US should continue to allow immigration?

    I voted yes. I am very much against illegal alien invasion, but those who come and remain here legally are a positive gain for our society.

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