The word nobody wants to use, but you see if you are here illegally, that's the punishment, deportation.— Tom Tancredo
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The Republican Party looks at massive immigration, legal and illegal, as a source of cheap labor, satisfying a very important constituency.
Amnesty is a terrible policy, and it's terrible politics.
It's a terrible policy because you are rewarding people for breaking the law.
We have to implant democracies where there are now dictatorships.
We can control our borders, we just choose not too.
Radical Islam has been the foe of Christendom for centuries.
To be called a sovereign nation, a nation has to be able to control its own borders. It is controlling your own destiny in a way, and we don't control our own borders.
I believe that what we are fighting here is not just a small group of people who have hijacked a religion, but it is a civilization bent on destroying ours.
The right to kill another person is not a right that I would agree with and support.
Because the worst of all worlds is when you pretend like you have an immigration policy, you make coming into the United States without our permission illegal, and then you actually don't enforce it.
Now how many people in their heart of hearts in that community want to see the demise of this country? How many would cheer, not out loud maybe, but in their heart when things like 9/11 occur and I'll tell you; it's a majority among them.
We strain to tell Americans and aliens in this country that there's nothing unique about America, nothing unique about American civilization, nothing that requires their allegiance, nothing of great value that they should sacrifice for.
If, in fact, one cannot understand English, and at the point in time that one comes to vote, one has to be given a ballot in a different language, does that not mean that one is also most likely unable to understand the debate that occurred prior to the decision one makes to vote?
The issue of remittances where we have millions of Mexicans working in the United States sending back dollars. He said they send back 10 billion dollars a year.
Look at what has happened to Miami. It has become a Third World country. You just pick it up and take it and move it someplace. You would never know you're in the United States of America. You would certainly say you're in a Third World country.
You can bring down governments, you can do a lot of things that are in your own interests even though liberals will get very antsy when you start talking about it.
People who could not even spell the word 'vote' or say it in English put a committed socialist ideologue in the White House.
Look, my friends, if I'm a racist, this doesn't mean that I hate brown people
We have to fight radical Islam wherever it exists.
It's in Afghanistan, it's in Saudi Arabia, throughout the Middle-East in big numbers and it's in the United States.
They view massive immigration as a massive infusion of potential voters for the Democratic Party, and therefore will do nothing, absolutely nothing to stop that flow of legal or illegal entrance into the country.
In fact, the place where we have indicted more terrorists or potential terrorists, is our Northern border.
We have terrorists coming into the country both through our Northern and Southern borders.
The Democratic Party looks at massive immigration, legal and illegal, as a source of voters.
He can fight terrorists overseas, but he leaves our borders so they can come in here and do their thing.
If we in fact were to begin enforcing the law against people who are hiring people who are here illegally, we would go a long way towards eliminating the problem.
You know, I'm a Republican, I'm a Conservative, I voted for George Bush.
This issue, if not addressed, leaves any President, including George Bush, open to the criticism that they are essentially ignoring the destruction of the nation and I believe that with all my heart.