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    Should the census count illegals?

    I say no.States should not profit from illegal activities nor should there be any political gain from illegal activities.


    Census Reaches Out to Hispanics, Illegal Immigrants - ABC News
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    Re: Should the census count illegals?

    Yes, so they can locate them & deport them.....

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    Re: Should the census count illegals?

    Quote Originally Posted by Partisan View Post
    Yes, so they can locate them & deport them.....
    I do not think a census has ever been used to deport illegals. I believe this has to do with getting more funding and representation. States should not be rewarded for encouraging an invasion.
    "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"

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    Re: Should the census count illegals?

    What does the Constitution say?
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    Re: Should the census count illegals?

    While I may not mind that much that people are illegally here, your not going to get an accurate assessment of if they are going to stay here permanently.

    A lot of the legal/illegal immigrants are here to make some scratch and go home to build a house.
    It wouldn't be fair to give that state a temporary 10 year boost in funding just because of that.
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    Re: Should the census count illegals?

    Quote Originally Posted by jamesrage View Post
    I say no.States should not profit from illegal activities nor should there be any political gain from illegal activities.


    Census Reaches Out to Hispanics, Illegal Immigrants - ABC News
    James you need to qualify this poll. Count illegals for what purpose, just to see how many there are, count them as part of the population, or what? That would leave the problem of how to find them in order to count them. Good luck.
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    Re: Should the census count illegals?

    Quote Originally Posted by the makeout hobo View Post
    What does the Constitution say?
    Don't you have a copy?
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    Re: Should the census count illegals?

    Quote Originally Posted by jamesrage View Post
    I say no.States should not profit from illegal activities nor should there be any political gain from illegal activities.

    Census Reaches Out to Hispanics, Illegal Immigrants - ABC News
    Then amend the Costitution and your problem is solved.

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    Re: Should the census count illegals?

    Quote Originally Posted by American View Post
    Don't you have a copy?
    Yes. It says to count them.
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    Re: Should the census count illegals?

    http://www.debatepolitics.com/us-par...post1058349639

    The 14th Amendment:

    Representatives shall be apportioned among the several States according to their respective numbers, counting the whole number of persons in each State, excluding Indians not taxed. But when the right to vote at any election for the choice of electors for President and Vice-President of the United States, Representatives in Congress, the Executive and Judicial officers of a State, or the members of the Legislature thereof, is denied to any of the male inhabitants of such State, being twenty-one years of age, and citizens of the United States, or in any way abridged, except for participation in rebellion, or other crime, the basis of representation therein shall be reduced in the proportion which the number of such male citizens shall bear to the whole number of male citizens twenty-one years of age in such State.
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