Honestly, it's hypocritical that people are OK with some immigrants, but not others. If we are going to allow for certain nationalities, we have to allow for all of them. I am not pointing a finger at you, Chris - most people who are anti-immigration are actually anti-Mexican immigration, or anti-Cuban immigration.
I just don't know why. Europeans come over here and within 5 days, they've gotten jobs, impregnated the boss's daughter and are building a house. Mexicans come over and they are cutting the Frenchman's grass, and looking over their shoulders for immigration.
I don't understand why some is OK but not all.
Originally Posted by ChomskyOriginally Posted by OrphanSlug
I'd still like to see some landmarks and try different wines, cheeses, desserts and whatever.
Einstein, "science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind."
They are also often illegal, and might even draw welfare benefits while paying nothing in taxes.
Personally, I don't have any problem with Latin immigrants coming to the United States. However, I do expect that they try to learn the language, and pay taxes if they are going to draw benefits.
Germany was actually very clean on the whole, and the people were generally welcoming and friendly. France (or, at least, Paris) was less so, but still worth the trip for the food and the landmarks.