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  • NiceNSmooth Dec 7, 11:06 a.m.

    They'll own those other business soon enough. As someone who loves history, I've said before, it's too late. It'll be remembered at the invasion of the 20th century in our history books. The only thing we can do now is embrace it and minimize the negative effects.

    lol been saying this for years!!! Cant wait until some of these bigoted poster will have to call them boss one day!!!

  • NiceNSmooth Dec 7, 11:04 a.m.

    I was turned down for 2 jobs because I could not speak spanish! what a crock!!!

    lol..sounds like you didnt keep yourself marketable in your field... but its everyone elses fault but yours... Take some responsibility for yourself and stop playing the race card everytime the world was not handed to you

  • wolfpackfan0660 Dec 6, 7:52 p.m.

    I was turned down for 2 jobs because I could not speak spanish! what a crock!!! Remember the days when teenagers could get a summer job? Not anymore!! Illegals have all of those jobs now! I am so sick of hearing them whine and cry about their rights, what about the rights of all the tax paying, law abiding, legally born residents of our country? an illegal stole my 14 year olds identity and of course the law couldn"t find them. Her credit was messed up before she had a chance cause of him!! I have had to go through so much red tape to try and get it fixed for her it is crazy!! I was told they buy social security numbers so they can work. Of course there are no checks and balances in place to make sure the person is the person with the number.
    I am so fed up! It makes me so mad every time i have to think about it!!! i know someone will have something smart to say so before you do, I DON'T CARE! you go through what i have, you would probably say alot more than I just did!!

  • Rebelyell55 Dec 6, 7:33 p.m.

    I do find this amusing, they're catering to the ones in their party base who wants something done, since the use of illegals put their business at risk or they're blamed for them not being able to get a job. But, they also but cater to the business who use them for a competives advantage. There for they'll not do anything but show lip service. Corp. America so far loves them, because they're cheap, don't complain (Yet), and leads to higher profits for the companies. But, in the long run, the tune will change, they'll have control of those very same business. Look at what many have done so far in lawn care, construction, landscaping, food service, etc. They'll own those other business soon enough. As someone who loves history, I've said before, it's too late. It'll be remembered at the invasion of the 20th century in our history books. The only thing we can do now is embrace it and minimize the negative effects.

  • paultaylorsr100 Dec 6, 7:04 p.m.

    "Wingers seem to think that all Hispanics are illegal, and that Hispanic culture is somehow "un-American" . . . ."
    This really shows ignorance and bias.

  • paultaylorsr100 Dec 6, 6:56 p.m.

    " . . . a complex problem." WHAT!!!! If I break the law will they call my actions a "complex problem" before I or you get arrested?!! This is nonsense.

  • lessismore Dec 6, 6:21 p.m.

    Impossible to control illegal immigration with Obama defending their right to be here.

  • geosol Dec 6, 5:58 p.m.

    When you read the comments from the right wingers here, you understand the huge problem that the REPUBLICAN party is facing in the future. It's their own BASE! As long as REPUBLICANS continue to publicly make statements like the ones here, Hispanics will NEVER support them politically. Wingers seem to think that all Hispanics are illegal, and that Hispanic culture is somehow "un-American", according to them. Sorry, but the right wingers will be getting exactly what they deserve.

  • Frogm3n Dec 6, 5:26 p.m.

    Illegal is Illegal....Send them home....

    MERY CHRISTMAS TO ALL!!

  • storchheim Dec 6, 5:21 p.m.

    "Enough is Enough - I agree with you on everything except the schooling for the kids. It's not the kids fault their parents are law breakers." Blue BoxingGloves

    True, it's not. But it never will be. Besides, it "hurts" the greedy, grasping parent(s) by refusing their gimme much more than it hurts a child to be out of school for a month while they go back to their homeland. Let them work to come here legally.

  • storchheim Dec 6, 5:10 p.m.

    "Why don't you guys crack down on criminal, drug dealers, rapist...."

    They are. Which dog is yours?

  • storchheim Dec 6, 5:02 p.m.

    Dissolve this committee. BLAH BLAH I'M NOT RACIST BLAH BLAH MORE STUDY BLAH BLAH.

  • ladyblue Dec 6, 4:54 p.m.

    If you are not white, male, and wealthy the GOP wants nothing to do with you (unless that is you are poor and willing to work against your own interests like many in the Tea Party).
    jgilchr

    unfortunately the ignorance of some will never cease to amaze me.. this is the master statement of the day..brainwashed...

  • NJDEVILSFANINNCHELL Dec 6, 4:45 p.m.

    "hearing from farmers, educators, social service groups and illegal immigrants themselves"

    Why these groups of course they are all for it!! If they are hearing from illegals than THEY are breaking the law for not locking them up!! Enough with all this garbage and DEPORT them!!

  • cantstandgoloanymore Dec 6, 4:40 p.m.

    whatelseisnew - So you completely were lost on my point. Not unexpected. It is really easy to confuse a right winger. My point was that it is already not allowed. The fact that people break the rules was not the point. People break the rules all the time. If they were to put in place processes that would guarantee that those collecting anything from the government were citizens, it would require that every citizen have a dna sample taken at birth and then have it compared whenever you do anything. Since you're against government taxation and spending, you probably wouldn't want to pay for any of those measures.

  • Rebelyell55 Dec 6, 4:37 p.m.

    Our state goverment is mirror of the Feds. They discuss it and then discuss it some more, but take no action. Yet there are the small things that can be done. There is no reason for someone to come into our state, drive with out proper driving license to show they have some knowledge of the law. Drive without insurance, knowing this is against the law. False identification or stolen identification should carry a lot more fine and jail time than what they current have.

  • nighthunter Dec 6, 4:21 p.m.

    What will solve the problem: Make hiring of illegal aliens a crime that calls for jail time for the Officers of the company the hiring authority, and provides for major fines- 75% of net profits for the year for example. The jobs for illegal aliens would disappear over night, resulting in no new influx and those seeking jobs to go back home. It would also allow the INS to get a handle on the problem.

  • charmcclainlovesdogs2 Dec 6, 4:18 p.m.

    It's not the kids fault their parents are law breakers.

    Blueboxinggloves

    But the kids are here illegal on a technicallity. Wrong is wrong. How would they treat your kid if they were in a foreign country? The same way I can assure you.

  • whatelseisnew Dec 6, 4:17 p.m.

    "Wow, Xenophobic much?"

    Ah yes the typical bigoted response from a lefty. I also want the police to find and arrest rapists. I guess that makes me a rapistophobe. Course in the lefty world, I am sure there is some legitimate reason why the racist should be left alone.

  • For the U.S.A. Dec 6, 4:15 p.m.

    How is it complex?! If you break the law, pay the price! No ID, go to jail until your family brings it the same day. We need to enforce our laws and all this will end!

  • nighthunter Dec 6, 4:14 p.m.

    Illegal aliens are illegal aliens- deport them!

  • whatelseisnew Dec 6, 4:13 p.m.

    "Just for clarification to all the xenophobes here. Welfare and food stamps are not available to illegals. Eligibility requires they be legal immigrants to qualify so you'll have to come up with something else. At least spend a little time and get your facts straight before going off on a ran"

    You are wrong. You assume that they are following the laws after they have already broken the law to come here. Many have licenses, many use fake identification, and so forth. Add to that the fact that the people running the various social systems have no interest in following the laws, millions of people are obtaining taxpayer money. They also obtain free medical care, drive without insurance, send their kids to schools and perform millions of jobs that used to be performed by legal people. I know you leftist like to call names, that is because you know you are wrong and try to silence others with your false, vile accusations. Legal immigration is fine, criminals violating the law is not.

  • whatelseisnew Dec 6, 4:09 p.m.

    It is not a complex problem. Either our laws are enforced or they are not. If the choice is not to do enforcement, then that should be applied across the board. Why should only illegal criminals have the ability to ignore the law and not have to face enforcement. As to the schools, I think we should remove all legal people from the schools so as to offer the best possible educational opportunity for the criminals.

  • cjw6105 Dec 6, 4:05 p.m.

    To crack down on illegal immigration, simply send 'em all home. What is so hard to understand here?

  • Blueboxinggloves Dec 6, 4:03 p.m.

    Enough is Enough - I agree with you on everything except the schooling for the kids. It's not the kids fault their parents are law breakers.

  • charmcclainlovesdogs2 Dec 6, 3:59 p.m.

    This should be common sense.

    TonnyleeOO you make a lot of sense. Its taking away from the American people who needs and deserves it. Thanks for a good comment.

  • rdc42179 Dec 6, 3:57 p.m.

    Enough is Enough , you have way too much common senses to ever get a job in government

  • cantstandgoloanymore Dec 6, 3:56 p.m.

    Just for clarification to all the xenophobes here. Welfare and food stamps are not available to illegals. Eligibility requires they be legal immigrants to qualify so you'll have to come up with something else. At least spend a little time and get your facts straight before going off on a rant.

  • cantstandgoloanymore Dec 6, 3:52 p.m.

    Enough is Enough People - they already cannot receive food stamps or welfare. Anyone that tells you they can needs to tell you who they know does receive it because it is against the law. They are not entitled to it and it specifically states it in the elibility for these programs. Only legal immigrants and only after 5 years with some exceptions for children of legal immigrants.

  • tonnylee00 Dec 6, 3:37 p.m.

    NO SCHOOLING FOR THE KIDS, you are a hater, selfish, kid killer

    1) Do not allow any illegal to receive any type of government assistance. No food stamps, no welfare, no schooling for their kids, nothing..... This should be common sense.

    2) Require every employer to use E-verify. Its very simple and free to use. I require my company to screen every employee through E-verify and if a company is found to be employing an illegal they should be fined heavly. No excuses.

    3) If an illegal is arrested and it is proven that they are an illegal, they should be deported right away regardless if they are guilty of the offense or not.

    If there are no jobs or services for illegals you will quickly see them leave our state. Adios amigos

  • tonnylee00 Dec 6, 3:34 p.m.

    Look like these people have not thing to do. Why don't you guys crack down on criminal, drug dealers, rapist....

  • ctkane Dec 6, 3:14 p.m.

    blah, blah, blah....

  • Ripcord Dec 6, 3:06 p.m.

    "In the nation of our dear Lord Christ...there is no borders, we dont owe anything and everything belongs to God. There are no borders in heaven." -- uGek010

    Then I suppose you wouldn't mind if 4 or 5 illegals crossed the fake border of your front door and camped out in your living room for a few months, right?

  • atheistswillrule Dec 6, 3:01 p.m.

    To crack down on illegal immigration, first make the official and only language in the state English. anderson

    Wow, Xenophobic much? What do you think our official language is? ENGLISH! And they even passed a law to that effect in 1987. Now, just because English is the "official" language does not mean that people will not speak whatever language they are comfortable with. Funny how many Americans in Paris, act indignant when the French don't respond to them in English ( they all know English, they just don't like the rudeness of many Americans demanding that they speak it to them). My nieces and nephews are all in language emersion schools here in the Triangle. I only wish everyone spoke more than one language.

  • NCHighlander Dec 6, 2:24 p.m.

    In the nation of our dear Lord Christ...there is no borders, we dont owe anything and everything belongs to God. There are no borders in heaven. uGek010

    Your not in heaven. Your in The United States of America and more specifically North Carolina. We have borders.

  • NCHighlander Dec 6, 2:21 p.m.

    How about we start simple. Now welfare or food stamps for illegals. No driver's license without proof of citizenship.

    Mandatory jail time for hiring illegals.
    Simple. Problem solved.

  • Stormy13 Dec 6, 1:54 p.m.

    Bob3425: I agree with you completely. ID needs to be shown when hiring individuals for work and when renting housing. I had to prove I was "legal" before being employed. Also, stop GIVING the illegals free benefits through State social service programs. If we stop making it so easy for them then they will stay away.

  • anderson Dec 6, 1:36 p.m.

    To crack down on illegal immigration, first make the official and only language in the state English. Quit giving free aid to anyone that is not a legal citizen or does not speak English. Make all government publications available in only one language, that being English. If anyone stopped by law enforcement, does not have a valid U.S. drivers license or identification, lock them us and deport them. Quit forcing our children to learn Spanish. Tell the farmers and construction workers they can not hire anymore illegals unless they are willing to go to jail. So, see there are several ways to combat the problem with illegals in the state. It worked for Missouri, so it can work for North Carolina!

    *applause*

  • jeffjohnson123 Dec 6, 1:32 p.m.

    How long will we allow illegals with a poor grasp of our society and our language to ignore our countries laws for their gain at the expense of others like the young boy killed when an illegal immigrant without a driver's license passed a stopped school bus and struck him in Harnett county? BTW, the vehicle he was driving was his, paperwork and lies placed ownership with some other person who could legally register the vehicle. When will the lies and criminal behavior stop?
    Enforce the laws, pressure the federal government to do its job or lets secede.

  • readme Dec 6, 1:31 p.m.

    Wow, common sense prevailing finally. They are not good for NC. Send them home.

  • Disabled Vet Dec 6, 12:47 p.m.

    To crack down on illegal immigration, first make the official and only language in the state English. Quit giving free aid to anyone that is not a legal citizen or does not speak English. Make all government publications available in only one language, that being English. If anyone stopped by law enforcement, does not have a valid U.S. drivers license or identification, lock them us and deport them. Quit forcing our children to learn Spanish. Tell the farmers and construction workers they can not hire anymore illegals unless they are willing to go to jail. So, see there are several ways to combat the problem with illegals in the state. It worked for Missouri, so it can work for North Carolina!

  • NiceNSmooth Dec 6, 12:39 p.m.

    "What a waste of my tax dollars - This is not a state issue it is a federal goverment issue" - NiceNSmooth

    When the Federal government refuses to enforce laws, then it becomes a State issue.

    lol... wasnt that the same logic that helped the confederates? see how well that worked out for them

  • NiceNSmooth Dec 6, 11:58 a.m.

    well at least they know where we stand

    lol... they dont care!

  • uGek010 Dec 6, 11:58 a.m.

    lmao...I'm sorry I cant stop laughing. Uhhhh AAAHH the house committee is out to solve our nations issues by closing the border!...

    When I hear this sort of suggestions coming out of a STATE comittee I can only imagine a bunch of old, hungry and grumpy people meeting for an hour and just blurring out ideas out of their behinds. They put them all on a white board and then play darts to see which one sticks...literally. and that becomes the solution to something that has happened since the beginning of man kind.

    I would like to ask this guys, if they really think closing the nations borders would fix the "immigration issue"...how about going on a smaller scale and close the state borders to fix OUR STATE immigration issue. I wonder how feasible they'd think that be...if not what makes them think it would work on a national level?!

    In the nation of our dear Lord Christ...there is no borders, we dont owe anything and everything belongs to God. There are no borders in heaven.

  • JustAName Dec 6, 11:57 a.m.

    "What a waste of my tax dollars - This is not a state issue it is a federal goverment issue" - NiceNSmooth

    When the Federal government refuses to enforce laws, then it becomes a State issue.

  • bngexpress Dec 6, 11:32 a.m.

    the criminal immigrant population will stay as long as they get support , if they cannot work , and they cannot get a free education , and they cannot receive free medical and social services , then they will self deport. we have laws to address these problems if our govt would just enforce them.

  • Mom120 Dec 6, 11:02 a.m.

    well at least they know where we stand

  • NiceNSmooth Dec 6, 10:53 a.m.

    The state House committee on Thursday is expected to urge the federal government to seal the U.S. border with Mexico.

    What a waste of my tax dollars - This is not a state issue it is a federal goverment issue

  • Bob3425 Dec 6, 8:07 a.m.

    The fix is easy, the federal government is doing nothing and won't. The government tries to enforce laws and Obama start law-suits. The State should make it illegal to hire illegal and give them work, fine them $100,000 if they do. They should not be allow to plea deal down. If they are no jobs they will not come. Illegal using fake ID are breaking state laws charge them with that. My solution is Go after the people and companies that are hiring them and don't take I didn't know.

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