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Adam Nossiter/NYT discovers illegal aliens in New Orleans vulnerable to crime; why did they support the situation? - 02/16/09
Adam Nossiter of the New York Times offers "Day Laborers Are Easy Prey in New Orleans" (link), a discussion of illegal aliens in post-Katrina New Orleans being mugged because they carry cash. In the past, such articles may be a prelude to a push to let banks profit from illegal activity by opening accounts using the Matricula Consular card. However, in this case the goal seems to be just misguided liberalism: the head-down laborers from Honduras, Mexico and Guatemala who work on the blazing hot roofs and inside the fetid homes for a wad of cash at the end of the day... ...The ruined homes...
On Monday, lightweight presidential contender John Edwards will be starting a "Road to One America" tour to begin in New Orleans and end in Kentucky three days and eight states later. The supposed goal will be to highlight the apparent fact that 10% of Americans live in poverty; in actual fact the tour will be just as fake as Edwards himself. I am absolutely certain that he will not only not mention illegal immigration's role in increasing poverty in the U.S., he will take steps to support even more illegal immigration.
"Coalition plans May Day actions"/[[February 8, 2007]]/Minnie Bruce Pratt and LeiLani Dowell/Workers World/ link In an historic development in the U.S. immigrant rights struggle, a coalition of national organizations met in Los Angeles on Feb. 3-4 to plan and coordinate the "Great American Boycott II" for May 1.