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January 08, 2009

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Robert

Quoting Justine:

"Good News! for those of us who believe in upholding the immigration laws of this country."

But if the person in the immigrant hearing does not have adequate council HOW CAN we be sure that the immigration laws are upheld to begin with???? Lawyers are an integral part of what allows us to have the rule of law.

When I hear arguments like this I wonder what the hell goes in in peoples heads.

Angela

Justine, Please check your Constitution again. Most rights afforded under the Constitution are for "people" or "persons" and only some are limited exclusively to "citizens." For example, slavery is unconstitutional whether the slaves are aliens are citizens. An alien has a right, under our Constitution, not to be held as a slave in our country. Wouldn't you agree?

Also, I can understand you wanting our immigration laws enforced. But what is the problem with having a competent attorney in an immigration proceeding? A competent attorney will not violate our immigration laws but will work to ensure the laws are enforced, including those laws which allow aliens to remain in the country legally.

Justine

Good News! for those of us who believe in upholding the immigration laws of this country.

Personally, IMHO, aliens are not citizens and therefore should not be afforded any rights provided under the Constitution.

Justine

Good News! for those of us who believe in upholding the immigration laws of this country.

Personally, IMHO, aliens are not citizens and therefore should not be afforded any rights provided under the Constitution.

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