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Why does America allow foreigners to stay illegally?

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Posted: Wednesday, July 24, 2013 1:38 pm

Am I old and not in the world anymore?

What does the word “illegal” mean? Does it not mean “not legal”?

Why would the United States of America let people stay here illegally? Why would they let them live here? My thought is that when they show up to vote or drive a car, arrest them. They are illegal.

The people here with legal green cards, or those who are working toward them, are welcome and are paying their way. The ones without the papers are not legal. Why should they get our Social Security, food stamps, welfare or any other benefits or subsidy?

And the children who are brought here when small...let them be de-ported and pay their own green card papers like every other people’s country.

We are all foreigners, but we came legally or were born here. They should too. It is a very costly thing to fill out all the papers and pay all the fees necessary to stay here. It makes money for the government.

I have one daughter-in-law who now has a green card and is working and living here and paying taxes. She came the proper way. I have another daughter-in-law who is now here and will soon be filling out papers and paying fees to get her green card also. It is time consuming and frustrating but oh, the rewards!

One is from Russia and the other is from the Philipines...legally. Are we not founded on legality?

FRANCES I. EDGAR

Purlear, N.C. 28665

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