If things are so bad where your at--then its easy to get here LEAGALLY.
Meta: Indeed this is all to true.
I've been through the immigration system and it is horrid.
Some mighty changes are needed.
cxt wrote:And if one of the things that's "better" over here is free healthcare--then that's a good reason to set limits on it.
The American way is to be generous, I have no problems with people CHOOSING to give.
Meta: I would submit that if America dealt with the issue properly 20 years ago, we would not have the issue now.
Our greed as a nation is catching up with us.
cxt wrote:I have all kinds of problems with people taking advantage of that generosity---advantages that has resulted in some areas of the nation not having any healthcare at all.
Meta: Right, but would you want to be the one that looks them in the eye and tells them their loved one might die because we will not treat them?
In most other countries, this issue does not exist in the way it does here. Why is that?
Perhaps it is due to the measures the government has in place to protect it's borders, which is something America does not do.
America needs to "GET IT"
If we don't do something about the issue, we will loose our country all together, and we should not punish anyone except those companies who continue to break the law by supporting wave after wave of workers.
Katrina is a fine example.
Contractors are ecstatic that they have an army of illegals at their disposal. So much in fact that they even go on TV and radio stating this.