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´Effective Amnesty´ for illegal
immigrants will mean fewer jobs
for African-Americans, two
advocates warn

Washington Times, by Stephen Dinan

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Posted By:KarenJ1, 2/12/2013 8:23:26 PM

Two members of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights wrote to President Obama on Tuesday telling him that if he succeeds in enacting an "effective amnesty" for illegal immigrants, it will likely mean fewer jobs and lower pay for black Americans. Pointing to hearings the commission held in 2008, the two members — Peter Kirsanow and Abigail Thernstrom — said the economics of the situation are clear: Low-skilled blacks compete with low-skilled illegal immigrants, depressing wages. "The briefing witnesses, well-regarded scholars from leading universities and independent groups, were ideologically

0bama sure doesn´t care and they will always vote for him no matter what. I´m sure MessNBC will be reporting this 24/7. s/o Where´s the Congressional Black Caucus who are so enthused about passing immigration reform?


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Reply 1 - Posted by: JustCause, 2/12/2013 8:31:34 PM     (No. 9173143)

How about Color Blind - Amnesty means LESS jobs available for Any American.

Duhhh ....

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Reply 2 - Posted by: grampstosix, 2/12/2013 8:37:47 PM     (No. 9173157)

Elephant ears and the dems know they have the black vote locked up and are just thinking about all the Hispanic votes they´ll pick up with the amnesty gambit.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Calico Al, 2/12/2013 8:42:51 PM     (No. 9173163)

Look,we bused you in to vote,you did what the Massa´s told you to do, now shut up and get back on the Plantation til the next time we need you!

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Reply 4 - Posted by: ranger06, 2/12/2013 9:28:21 PM     (No. 9173210)

We need to expand the postal service so these people can have jobs.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: earlybird, 2/12/2013 9:30:17 PM     (No. 9173213)


Mr. Kirsanow and Ms. Thernstrom are both Republican presidential appointees to the eight-member board.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 2/12/2013 9:30:38 PM     (No. 9173214)

When Latinos invaded this state, they were hired because they were bilingual. The AA employees were then promoted to stupervisors. What´s the problem ?

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Charactercounts, 2/12/2013 9:52:10 PM     (No. 9173245)

I read that an increase of about 10% in the illegal population translates to a decrease of nearly 6% in employment for black males.

Why should blacks who are American citizens lose out on jobs to people who have no legal right to be in this country?

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Reply 8 - Posted by: dipi, 2/12/2013 10:26:38 PM     (No. 9173292)

The headline is funny. I remember years ago when there was an influx of Hispanics into Charlotte, North Carolina. A black female called a radio talk show and complain not because the Hispanics were taking their jobs, but their benefits, i.e., welfare, food stamps, etc.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: lil dotty, 2/12/2013 11:08:06 PM     (No. 9173356)

Gee, someone just figured this one out? Impressive! s/o

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Reply 10 - Posted by: mustang flyer, 2/13/2013 12:28:47 AM     (No. 9173442)

This situation would be almost comical if it wasn´t so sad...the illigals who vastly are extremely low wage types but are in many cases bi-lingual...the blacks here can just about speak English...the blacks complain that the illigals take their jobs...seems to me that the illigals LOOK for work while the ´unemployed´ hoards sit at home collecting unemployment checks without having to look for employment and they complain that paychecks go to illigals. It´s easy to complain but apperently hard to go to work...why is that? Look in any town where ´workers´ seeking work gather...how many do you see that are black? Remember ´seek and you shall find´? You can see just who is seeking and who is not...the illigals have no Sharpton´s or Jackson´s to lobby for them so they have to look for work to make a living...once these illigals get ´citizenship´ the blacks will be toast because those low paying, low skill jobs will really disappear. Better wake up!

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Reply 11 - Posted by: grounded, 2/13/2013 1:32:50 AM     (No. 9173472)

And if the illegals can´t take your low wage job, they´ll join one of the myriad of Hispano affiliated drug gangs and shoot you. There was a street gang in LA that had as part of the initiiation rite that the wannabe inductee had to go out on the street and gun down a Black person. Any Black person, not necessarily a rival ganbanger.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: King of all trolls, 2/13/2013 2:57:36 AM     (No. 9173506)

Preach on my brothers. Just say no to the metrosexuals who´ve never worked an honest day in their lives (Oblahma/Rubio)

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Reply 13 - Posted by: beamer, 2/13/2013 5:37:53 AM     (No. 9173538)

I will never forget when a liberal politician in California made a special effort to employ blacks in the vast vegetable farms. They worked for a day. Then quit! Too much work. Its easier to sit home and collect welfare.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: MattMusson, 2/13/2013 9:30:55 AM     (No. 9173867)


You might not like it. But, it does exist.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: MickTurn, 2/13/2013 9:33:55 AM     (No. 9173873)

Yep, Obie´s plan...legalize all the illegals for votes and diss the Blacks without jobs...whatsamatter, the handouts not good enough for ya?

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