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On ND radio show, Paul Ryan just said immigrants want jobs, not citizenship. "We don`t want to push people into citizenship."— Rebecca Berg (@rebeccagberg) July 18, 2013
First of all, he has a point—Mexicans working in America don`t want to be Americans any more than Americans working in Saudi Arabia want to be Arabs, or Americans working in France want to be Frenchmen. They`re soujourners, who will go back to Mexico to retire. If they die in America, they`ll have themselves sent home to be buried. For all these people,
The work permit is the amnesty
That`s as far as illegal immigrant are concerned, but how do Republican legislators feel? Well, in the words of Territorial Governor William J. LePetomane, in the movie Blazing Saddles, their attitude is:
We`ve gotta protect our phony baloney jobs!
Yes, Ryan`s plan of legalization without citizenship will protect the jobs of Republican legislators from new, Democratic leaning citizens—while leaving every other American working man and woman hanging.