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Liberal immigration hardliners

Ok, I follow the argument, but still … this sounds sort of like Conservatives for Abortion Rights or something similar.

Recent Poll by Progressives for Immigration Reform Shows Concern Among Liberals and Progressives Over Current Immigration Levels

WASHINGTON, June 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — A nationwide poll of 600 self-indentified liberals and progressives shows that liberals are concerned about the current levels of immigration into the United States and the harmful effect that current immigration policies are having on U.S. population growth, the environment, and the availability of jobs. The poll was conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC in April 2009.

Key findings of the poll revealed:

· Sixty seven percent of liberals and progressives felt the level of population growth caused by immigration negatively impacts the quality of life in the United States.

· Fifty eight percent felt that the current levels of immigration are harmful to the environment.

· Sixty three percent said that current levels of immigration hurts job prospects for American workers.

· With regard to undocumented workers already here, the poll revealed that self-identified liberals are split over whether illegal immigrants should be offered an amnesty. Fifty three percent were in support of a pathway to citizenship and forty five percent were opposed.

“The results of this poll demonstrate what many on the political left have known for some time. Immigration is not a partisan issue. There are many progressives and liberals that are concerned about the unintended consequences that large scale immigration has on the environment, economy, and other issues that many liberals are concerned about,” says Leah Durant, Executive Director of Progressives for Immigration Reform. “It is time to take this issue off the back burner. We need to talk frankly about the effects of immigration and find solutions that benefit both Americans and the global community.”

For more information about this poll please contact: Leah Durant at (202) 543-5325 or


Written by newspapertreeelpaso

June 22, 2009 at 10:14 am

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  1. Which side of the line do you stand on..?


    Why bother as they already allowed 300.000 illegal alien workers access through the Stimulus bill, thanks to Sen.Harry Reid(D-NV). It’s inconceivable that people that we vote into office,would keep on pandering to foreign workers. Americans never asked them to come here, so they are not only violating the law but stealing jobs on an enormous scale. Not just picking fruit, because they have branched out to janitorial work, maintenance, construction and many other higher workplace positions. If our Washington legislators have sufficiently wrenched the carpet from under the American workers feet, you know full well under the cover of darkness to going to slink around like the cockroaches they are and force through a second BLANKET AMNESTY. The 1986 one concocted by Liberal Sen. Ted Kennedy, swore–NO MORE–AMNESTIES? How soon they forget. Just like the forked tongue of House Speaker Pelosi, adjoining others, supposedly supporting E-Verify. Their commitments are like “Will of the Wisps” All the time lying to the American People, as they are already in collusion with anti-sovereignty groups such as the US Chamber of Commerce, ACLU.

    These are huge pro-cheap labor organization, who have thrown in their loyalty with the Globalists and open border zealots. They are completely ignored that Another Amnesty, bringing millions more just waiting for the word of it’s potential enactment. More waves of millions of indigent labor, families and children looking for a better life on the backs of unaware citizens and green card holders taxpayers. The depth of this impending catastrophe cannot be measured in even more poverty, for the least Unskilled American worker. The great gates will remain open, attributed to this nightmare, unhindered by the National Guard, is the consequences of OVERPOPULATION. It cannot even be imagined the full impact of at least another 150 million mouths to feed in just 40 years, when we already cannot fully give assistance to our own poor? Tell me where is all this money is going to come from, when La Raza demands Health care for the illegal aliens already here and the millions who will suddenly turn up? Certainly not from the new legalized people, because much of their meager wages, will be sent overseas to support the extended families who don’t end up being sponsored for an entry visa in the US.


    June 22, 2009 at 7:26 pm

  2. The age-old pesky U.S.-Mexico border problem has taxed the resources of both countries, led to long lists of injustices, and appears to be heading only for worse troubles in the future. Guess what? The border problem can never be solved. Why? Because the border IS the problem! It’s time for a paradigm change.

    Never fear, a satisfying, comprehensive solution is within reach: the Megamerge Dissolution Solution. Simply dissolve the border along with the failed Mexican government, and megamerge the two countries under U.S. law, with mass free 2-way migration eventually equalizing the development and opportunities permanently, with justice and without racism, and without threatening U.S. sovereignty or basic principles.

    To learn more, Google “Megamerge Dissolution Solution”.


    June 25, 2009 at 1:56 pm

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