On Mon, 19 Sep 2022 17:49:39 -0000 (UTC), "Adam H. Kerman"
>The Horny Goat <lcr...@home.ca
>>Mon, 19 Sep 2022 15:05:48 -0000 (UTC), Adam H. Kerman <a...@chinet.com
>For the 4,253rd time, if you retain the quote, you MUST retain the
>associated attribution line. There is no reason to keep cutting out
>>>David Johnston <davidjo...@yahoo.com
>>>>On 2022-09-15 1:44 p.m., BTR1701 wrote:
>>>>>ILLEGAL ALIEN: "The border is open. The border is open because we entered
>>>>So then the border was always open and always will be?
>>>That's a cheap shot. Even in the days before immigration quota, the
>>>immigrant was obligated to register with fedeeral authorities. I have no
>>>idea when legal border crossings were restricted to reporting one's self
>>>at an official port of entry, maybe with the Immigration Act of 1924
>>>(Johnson-Reed Act). This act established immigration visas.
>>While I agree with you the original quote is bollocks.
>>How many illegals cross the border illegally vs the number who cross
>>quite legally and then deliberately overstay their visas?
>>I've heard from several sources that the latter is by far the dominant
>>method of illegals entering the US.
>Yes, I've read that too. If you don't call any attention to yourself, no
>one looks for you.
Not necessarily true. Before the pandemic we had an Irish 20-something
who worked for us for a couple of years under one of those under age
30 international work permits (don't know the name of the program but
many countries have it which is how my niece came to be in NZ) and in
February 2020 I got a notice informing me that her right to work in
Canada was expiring - which I ignored as she had left us in November
and we had gotten a Christmas card from her from Dublin. No question
had she wanted to we would have kept her on staff though would
probably have laid her off in the first COVID wave as we laid off
EVERYBODY (including ourselves -- my brother and I worked without pay
for 3 months just to keep solvent) before recalling several 3 months
>>On the other hand I am deeply concerned about the following headline
>>(also covered in our morning paper)
>>since Canada is ALREADY taking (in proportion to Canada vs US
>>population) substantially more LEGAL immigrants than the US and
>>Trudeau is pledging to "dramatically increase" that.
>I've always been in favor of documenting workers and making it easier to
>encourage employers to comply with the very same labor laws they are otherwise
>subject to for other employees. That doesn't mean the workers must be
>made permanent residents.
>>Most of these "undocumented workers" are lesser skilled and farm labor
>>which Canada needs as much as say more Omar Khadrs. (A Canadian born
>>member of a prominent jihadi family who went overseas, shot US service
>>personnel, got sent to Gitmo then collected $10 million from the
>You told us about that.
Probably - it was an extremely high profile case in Canada at the
>>But then Justin is intentionally upping the immigration rate to help
>>his party's electoral chances going forward so nothing should be
>>surprising any more.
>Are they allowed to register to vote without citizenship?
Hell no. But a previous Liberal party administration reduced the
residency requirement from 5 to 3 years (e.g. less than a single
administration thus no longer guaranteeing that a new citizen would
have seen an election cycle in action and thus more apt to believe
propaganda from the party in power).
They even allowed a superstrict Muslim woman to swear her oath of
citizenship in a private room before a female judge while unveiled
(which I didn't really mind all that much given how few requests they
get for that 'service') and to use a veiled picture on her passport.
(Which I very much DID mind since one's passport is the first thing a
foreign government would want to see - and the passport represents the
country as a whole and to my mind that goes WAY WAY WAY beyond