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Old 02-26-2013, 07:27 AM   #54
bimmerfan08
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Originally Posted by rapier7 View Post
There are two problems I find with this line of thinking:

1. It presupposes that immigrants are a net liability.

2. Based on that presupposition, it instead recommends protecting the privilege of those who already have legal status.

It's extraordinarily selfish and self-defeating logic.
Take your emotions out of this. Life isn't fair as resdeq always says. Be grateful you live in the greatest nation in the world.

If you want to enter this country, step in line like everybody else. My grandparents did, it sounds like you did it, and countless other people.
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