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Anti-amnesty Royce not out of tune
with his immigrant-heavy district

Los Angeles Times, by Cindy Chang

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Posted By:earlybird, 8/31/2013 2:06:18 PM

In 11 terms in Congress, Rep. Ed Royce has taken a hard line on illegal immigration, earning an A-plus rating from the anti-amnesty group Numbers USA.(Snip) the 39th District presents what experts called a uniquely Southern California conundrum, defying stereotypes about immigrants and their loyalties. It is majority minority yet suburban and wealthy — the average household income is $98,000. Bisected by the Puente Hills and straddling Los Angeles and Orange counties, it includes both the Nixon presidential library and the massive hilltop Hsi Lai Buddhist temple.

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Although we are being fed the "CW" that minority voters will turn against those lawmakers who fight amnesty for illegals, Royce´s district may demonstrate that all minority voters are not created equal. Read on...

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: losgatos, 8/31/2013 2:27:43 PM     (No. 9500096)

In talking to many legal Mexican immigrants over the years I´ve yet to find one who approves of amnesty.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Charactercounts, 8/31/2013 3:57:46 PM     (No. 9500227)

This is evidence that legal immigrants are not necessarily in favor of amnesty. Why should they be? They waited and entered our country legally. To give amnesty to those who didn´t enter legally is to make fools of those who did.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: beancounter, 8/31/2013 11:16:08 PM     (No. 9500577)

It ticks me off that my relatives overseas have to wait 23 years to get a green card legally, but Obama and the Senate want to give green cards to illegals right away.

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