July 27, 2011

I am now blogging at the Marietta Daily Journal site…first blog was yesterday

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Anti-enforcement senate Dems to provide educational Gold-Dome forum on HB 87 — again

by D.A. King The Marietta Daily Journal
July 26, 2011 05:23 PM

A small but apparently determined group of Democratic state Senators is scheduled to stage an “immigration forum” at the Capitol on Wednesday, July 27 to hear yet more complaints from the business community about the effects of the recently passed state enforcement law, HB 87.

The forum, which could easily be regarded as overkill organized by the usual suspects on the anti-enforcement left, is to begin in the Coverdell Legislative Office Building at 2 p.m. It is sure to be well covered by the sympathetic local press. This event of course, is illustrating further proof that on immigration, enforcement in general and driving illegal labor out of Georgia is not only a mean-spirited endeavor, but also immoral, un-American … and bad for higher profits.

Sen. Curt Thompson (D-Tucker) will be joined by Sen. Emanuel Jones (D-Decatur), Sen. Vincent Fort (D-Atlanta), Sen. Doug Stoner (D-Smyrna), Sen. Gail Davenport (D-Jonesboro) and Sen. Jason Carter (D-Decatur).

Representatives from the Georgia Restaurant Association, the Georgia Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association, and the Georgia Hotel and Lodging Association will be on hand to answer questions and provide information about the effect the new law. Look for always-angry Jerry Gonzalez of the Georgia Association of Latino Elected Officials for the most fun-to-watch highlight of the day.

What you won’t hear: Only 5 percent of the Georgia farmers in a survey initiated by the State Department of Agriculture recently have even applied for the federal H2A visa which allows them to import an unlimited number of legal temporary workers. Or that GPTV recently slipped up and reported that restaurant owners may have to (gulp) raise wages to attract replacement workers to fill the slots of the illegal aliens who have already fled the state because of the law.

When lost on the illegal immigration topic, always follow the money. And the quest for an expanded and pliable political constituency.

It is not impossible that Gonzalez actually admits that his greatest fear is becoming reality: The “oppressed” oh-so-useful illegals he hopes to one day see legalized and herded to the polls are migrating out of Georgia and taking his hopes of political power with them.

Advice, take a half-day off and enjoy the show — it is free and will be quite educational.

July 26, 2011

Open-borders congressman, others arrested outside White House

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Congressman arrested outside WH at immigration rally

Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-Ill.) and at least 10 others were arrested outside the White House Tuesday afternoon following a pro-[illegal] immigration rally at Lafayette Park, Gutierrez’s spokesman said. — Gutierrez, a vocal supporter of [illegal alien “rights”] in Congress, was taken into custody shortly after 5 p.m., said Gutierrez spokesman Douglas Rivlin…

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July 25, 2011

D.A. King in the Chattanooga Times Free Press yesterday – Lesson of illegal immigration: Enforcement works

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Chattanooga Times Free Press

Sunday, July 24, 2011

Guest column

Lesson of illegal immigration: Enforcement works

Known as “HB 87,” Georgia’s ‘Illegal Immigration Reform and Enforcement Act 0f 2011’ seems to have all the right enemies. The law is certainly producing all the right results: Illegally present aliens are migrating out of Georgia by the busload.

Seeing the fruits of our labor did not come without entertaining and educational events.

On several occasions this year, Georgians have been treated to the sight of thousands of screaming, chanting, resentful illegal aliens and the remora-like subversives who support and guide them marching on the state Capitol in Atlanta, Georgia, USA.

Many carry signs that read “UNDOCUMENTED AND UNAFRAID” and “WE WILL NOT LEAVE!” and “NO TO HB 87!” and “LEGALIZATION FOR ALL” and “WE WILL NOT COMPLY!” These were the few placards written in English.

The Capitol grounds now often look and sound like the televised mass rallies that take place in chaotic Third World nations on the way to revolution.

In 21st century America, thousands of fugitives who, having escaped capture by Border Patrol Agents, are now demanding – mostly in a foreign language – an end to enforcement of American immigration laws and that Georgia’s Governor somehow negate the state law.

A key lesson learned early on for pro-enforcement Americans: Listen to the other side, they will tell you exactly what works when fighting the crime of illegal immigration. And it is always enforcement.

It should be noted that during the rallies that host thousands of self-described illegals, there have zero arrests by the federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency, charged with enforcement of our immigration laws. That might have caused a scene

The majority of Georgians who demanded their state legislators act on illegal immigration regard the angry protests as a sure and certain signal that we are on the right track here in the Peach State.

HB 87 is truly comprehensive, effective and workable immigration reform. It makes Georgia a miserable place to be for illegal aliens, illegal employers, wayward elected officials and the endless list of organizations that profit from the presence in Georgia of the illegal victims of geography.

Despite press reports to the contrary, the key provision in the law is the section expanding the mandate for use of the no-cost federal E-Verify employment verification system from Georgia’s public employers and their contractors to all private employers with more than ten full-time workers.

A very similar E-Verify requirement from Arizona has since been challenged and upheld by the U.S. Supreme Court. Georgia’s E-Verify mandate is untouchable to the anti-enforcement coalition that detests the fact that they must begin to hire legal workers. Illegal employment is the undisputed root cause of illegal immigration.

During the committee process, it wasn’t the ACLU-led race-baiting, ethnic lobby that represented the real and effective opposition. That was a coalition of the Georgia Chamber of Commerce, the Agribusiness Council, the Georgia Farm Bureau and other business interests including the Georgia Restaurant Association that are addicted to use of the black-market labor.

These enemies were the certain and deciding indicator of the wisdom and effectiveness of HB 87.

Since passage, the howls from Georgia’s agriculture business have been heard around the world. It seems that because of the exodus of much of the illegal workforce, growers are having a great deal of difficulty finding workers who will toil for the same artificially low wages.

What the famers – and the majority of “news” stories – don’t tell the average American who is supposed to fear for a “food shortage” if we actually honor our immigration laws is that the entire American agriculture industry already has access to lawfully imported, temporary foreign workers through the seldom mentioned H2A worker visa.

This agricultural program establishes lawful means for agricultural employers who anticipate a shortage of domestic workers to bring an unlimited number (no ceiling!) of temporary foreign workers into the United States.

The grateful, legal, H2A temporary workers must be treated with dignity and respect. Employers must provide no-cost housing that meets lawful safety and health standards and provide workers’ compensation insurance to workers at no expense to the worker.

The wage for H2A workers must be the same as that for U.S. labor. The rate must also be at least as high as the applicable prevailing wage rate.

These requirements make pliable and desperate illegals considerably more profitable to use. And there is little fear of federal punishment.

An H2A visa is usually issued for a period of one year, and can be extended for a maximum of three years. Then the temporary worker must return to the home country – making them poor prospects for creating a resentful “oppressed” and “victimized” political constituency to march at the Capitol.

The concept that illegal workers are integral in or necessary for Georgia’s largest industry is complete bunk. But a recent survey of Georgia farmers showed that only 5% had tried the H2A visa.

Most of us paying attention here trust that will change as the illegals continue to flee use of the E-Verify system and state enforcement.

Absent the promised federal protection of secure borders and equally applied immigration laws, state legislators and concerned citizens across the nation should recognize much of the slanted media coverage for what it is and heed the fact that in every state in which an effort is made to protect and honor citizens, legal immigrants and the rule of law, the illegal population shrinks.

Simply put: Enforcement works.

D.A. King is a nationally recognized authority on illegal immigration and president of the Georgia-based Dustin Inman Society which takes an active pro-enforcement position on immigration. He worked closely with Georgia legislators on Georgia’s HB 87. On the Web: www.TheDustinInmanSociety.org

July 21, 2011

TAMAR JACOBY -TRANSCRIPT – IW National conf call 3-29-2011:Chamber of Commerce – Utah compact ‘”your’e not going to find the Chamber’s fingerprints on it…”

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TRANSCRIPT – TAMAR JACOBY IW National conf call 3-29-2011: Chamber of Commerce on the Utah compact: ‘”your’e not going to find the Chamber’s fingerprints on it…”

excerpts:

MR. ROBIN RIGGS: Okay, thank you. Appreciate it, Tamar, and appreciate being on the call.
It really began almost three years ago. Salt Lake Chamber had originally proposed a Guess Worker Program sometime ago and introduced it to the legislature and there was not a lot of interest…So the legislature was on record and so that sort of sat there until Arizona came up and their enforcement provisions and then it just got hot here in Utah…So we then – the chamber, we sort of fleshed out our Guest Worker ideas that we had proposed earlier and quietly started to work on legislation even as early as last summer and trying to get our friends on board as an alternative to what Sandstrom was pushing publicly. That sort of insider, you know, politics that we play pretty well here in Utah…And that’s when the idea of the Utah Compact came together. That really originated with us here at the Chamber..

Yeah, we did. Yeah, in fact, what we did is the Compact, we tried to make sure that it was characterized as something that came from the broader community, not from the Chamber.

So, if you look in – (inaudible) – if you look online and look anywhere where the genesis of this came from, you’re not going to Chamber’s fingerprints on it. And so we just ran the two parallel tracks – we ran – we kept pushing on legislation but also very, very strongly pushed the Compact forward.

Immigration Works Conference Call page 4 of 21
March 29, 2011 READ IT HERE

TAMAR JACOBY Immigration Works National Conference Call on Smith E-Verify Bill H.R. 2164 – The Legal Workforce Act, 2011) June 30, 2011 TRANSCRIPT

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TRANSCRIPT

Immigration Works
National Conference Call
on Smith E-Verify Bill
(H.R. 2164 – The Legal Workforce Act, 2011)
June 30, 2011

HERE

Listen to 32 minute conference call HERE

Deportation Basics

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CIS

Deportation Basics – How Immigration Enforcement Works (or Doesn’t) in Real Life

Introduction

Many people, including, surprisingly, those whose occupations might bring them into contact with federal officers who enforce immigration laws,1 don’t seem to have a clear notion of how removal proceedings2 against an alien take place, and exactly what “due process” means in that context.

For instance, state and local police and prosecutors often do not charge or will move to dismiss charges against an alien, once Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officers or agents express interest in removal, in the mistaken belief that once ICE takes custody of the individual, he (or she) will be forthwith whisked to a bus, plane, or train, and unceremoniously shoved across the border or dropped into the midst of his (or her) country of origin. Such notions are greatly mistaken.

This Backgrounder describes the enforcement actions that take place prior to, and that result in initiation of, removal proceedings, one form of which is a hearing before an immigration judge.3

It spells out the cumbersome and dysfunctional process and also includes a set of recommendations to improve the system, all of which can be accomplished with the agency’s regulatory process, without the need for legislative action.

Here are some of the key observations of this report:

•A large percentage of aliens flee from removal proceedings — perhaps as many as 59 percent of all those released to await hearings. On a cost basis from the alien’s perspective, this makes sense. If you are in proceedings and have little chance of relief, why not treat the bond money (if it’s even required) as the cost of having been caught, and then flee, hoping to stay under the radar for as long as possible, perhaps until the next amnesty?

•Though fashionable in the Obama administration, the exercise of “prosecutorial discretion” is problematic for ICE field officers. If the alien that they decline to remove goes on to commit a heinous act, they could be subject to lawsuits from victims and will be held accountable by their own agency (even if agency leadership encourages them to use the tool).

•Even in today’s technology-driven world, charging an alien with immigration violations is a paperwork-intensive, cumbersome process that requires agents to fill out nearly 20 different forms each time.

•ICE officers are supposed to consider two key factors in determining whether to detain or release an alien in proceedings — if the alien is a flight risk and if he is a risk to the community. The latter factor obviously is given serious consideration, but it is equally obvious from the large number of absconders that officers don’t give the same weight to the likelihood of flight, especially considering the scarcity of funded detention space.

•The Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) provides for several types of due process for aliens, depending on their circumstances of arrival and stay. The law does not require that all removals be ordered by an immigration judge.

•The option of Voluntary Return, where the alien requests to be returned home in lieu of removal proceedings, is not really “voluntary,” but is beneficial to the alien because it carries fewer consequences if the alien returns illegally. It also has become subject to overuse or misuse in recent years as a tool to increase the volume of removals, at the expense of more formal methods of removal that have more deterrent value.

•Immigration law provides for seven ways to remove an alien, which are explained in the report. Four of these options are relatively efficient, but used less frequently. If ICE chose to expand their use, the workload of the immigration court could be reduced and the immigration enforcement system would be less dysfunctional.

•The total number of apprehensions of illegal aliens by immigration enforcement agencies is less than half of what it was five years ago. For instance, the drop in apprehensions by Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is often explained by improvements in border security; however, this rationale is suspect, as has been pointed out by the Rand Corporation in a study of border metrics.4 But ICE apprehensions also have dropped steeply, although there has been only a modest drop in the size of the illegal population inside the United States.

MUCH MORE HERE

D.A. King’s matricula consualr ID in a Mexican newspaper

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July 20, 2011

D.A. King – Media Advisory – UN-HUNGRY, UN-PROTEST! DUSTIN INMAN SOCIETY PRESIDENT ANNOUNCES SEVEN-DAY CHILI DOG SUPPORT ACTION FOR GEORGIA’S HB 87 AND SIGNAL OF PARTIAL AGREEMENT WITH FEDERAL JUDGE

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Media Advisory 20 July 2011

The Dustin Inman Society
www.TheDustinInmanSociety.org
3595 Canton Rd. A-9/337
Marietta, Ga. 30066
Contact: D.A. King
DA@TheDustinInmanSociety.or g

UN-HUNGRY, UN-PROTEST OF HB 87! A CHILI DOG A DAY FOR ENFORCEMENT!

DUSTIN INMAN SOCIETY PRESIDENT ANNOUNCES SEVEN-DAY CHILI DOG SUPPORT ACTION FOR GEORGIA’S HB 87 AND SIGNAL OF PARTIAL AGREEMENT WITH FEDERAL JUDGE

Today, the Dustin Inman Society officially announces that founder D.A. King will begin a seven-day “un-protest” action to show his organization’s support for the recently enacted Georgia immigration and employment enforcement law, HB 87. The un-hungry, un-protest protest he announces today also represents his signal of agreement with a portion of the opinion of Federal Judge Thomas Thrash in his preliminary injunction of two sections of the Georgia law.

King reports that he enthusiastically shares the assessment of Judge Thrash, when Thrash wrote “the apparent legislative intent is to create such a climate of hostility, fear, mistrust, and insecurity that all illegal aliens will leave Georgia” (CNN U.S., June 27, 2011). “This judge, sworn to uphold the law says this like it is a bad thing” King said in amazement. “A mass exodus of illegal aliens is the new American Dream for the majority of Georgians…what is this guy’s agenda? What is his problem?”

King has reluctantly chosen to dedicate himself to devouring a chili dog in addition to his already regular and quite ample food intake each day for the next seven days to indicate his support and agreement.

“The best and certainly most enjoyable method of illustrating the now comical absurdity of the rather dim, fringe individuals who constantly search for ever sillier ways to oppose enforcement of American immigration laws is to use a little absurdity ourselves” said King today. “I challenge all concerned and hungry pro-enforcement Georgians to commit to joining me in my un-protest.”

King noted that two local anti-enforcement residents led by Cobb County’s “open borders huckster” Rich Pellegrino have reportedly recently been joined by a person calling himself ‘Reverend Jeff Jones’ in a hunger strike to protest Georgia’s law aimed at protecting the state’s budget dollars, jobs and rule of law.
“We urge many more anti-enforcement, wannabe comics to come out of the shadows and join with Pellegrino and the law-hating hungries” added King. “In these dire days of raging unemployment and budget cutbacks, we need the entertaining distraction.”

King says he has several favorite commercial outlets for obtaining the needed chili dogs, but may prepare some of them at his home in Marietta. He will begin his un-hunger, chili dog un-protest today at 3:00 PM at the Kennesaw, Georgia Town Center Varsity restaurant. “I am only looking for a better life through immigration enforcement and diet and will go un-hungry” ended Mr. King, a long time pro-enforcement activist and writer. (Anti-enforcement media release happily passed on below)
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Named for a sixteen year-old Woodstock, Georgia youth who lost his life to illegal immigration, the Dustin Inman Society is opposed to illegal immigration, illegal employment, legalization and open borders.

Press Release & Press Conference Advisory
DATE: Wednesday, July 20
TIME: 10am
WHERE: Glover Park, Marietta Square, Marietta, GA
CONTACTS:
• Rich Pellegrino, Director , Cobb Immigrant Alliance (CIA)
Pilgrim1@mindspring.com, 404-573-1199
• Rev. Jeff Jones, Unitarian Universalist Pastor, Cobb County, Georgia jeffjonesuu@aol.com , 770-424-3765

For Immediate Release:

PASTOR FASTS FOR SEVEN DAYS IN SUPPORT OF HUNGER STRIKERS
Marietta, Ga–On Wednesday, July 13, Rev. Jeff Jones learned about the hunger strike of Salvador Zamora and Martin Altamirano in protest of Georgia’s House Bill (HB) 87. Deeply inspired by their courage, he met with them twice and decided to be in solidarity with them through a seven day fast in which he would eat nothing and drink only water with lemon and honey, which began on Friday, July 15.
As a Unitarian Universalist minister and Pastor in Cobb County, Rev. Jones appreciates that Mr. Altamirano and Mr. Zamora are spiritually grounded in their opposition to HB 87 as all faith traditions teach us to welcome the stranger and comfort those in need.
Rev. Jones further believes that HB 87 fails to recognize the important role that immigrants play in Georgia’s economy, will tear families apart, and he shares the assessment of Judge Thrash, whose ruling blocked two particularly egregious parts of HB 87, when he wrote “the apparent legislative intent is to create such a climate of hostility, fear, mistrust, and insecurity that all illegal aliens will leave Georgia” (CNN U.S., June 27, 2011). Rev. Jones further believes such a climate of hostility and fear negatively impacts all immigrants and all people in Georgia.
Rev. Jones also supports the goal of Mr. Zamora, Mr. Altamirano and the Cobb Immigrant Alliance in their call for “reform instead of the current enforcement-only, harsh approach endorsed by Arizona, Georgia, Alabama, and other incarceration-minded states.”

D.A. King in the Dalton Citizen today – Guest column: Media doesn’t reflect reality of immigration numbers

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Guest column published today in Georgia’s Dalton Daily Citizen. We thank that newspaper for the space. This column is not online at this time.

I have requested a clarification on my name in their paper as they used the name “Dustin King” as the author. I also sent a short education on who Dustin really was. Information on Dustin Inman HERE.

ADDED 23 JULY: WE THANK THE DALTON DAILEY CITIZEN FOR RUNNING THE CORRECTION ON MY NAME.

If there is a “Dustin King” I am not aware of that person.

Dalton Citizen

Media doesn’t reflect reality of immigration numbersGuest column

July 20, 2011

A major obstacle to average Americans’ ability to gain a real understanding of the immigration issue is the policy of many in the media to offer “news” that mostly promotes and encourages the anti-enforcement agenda.

While many individuals the press refers to as “immigrant rights activists” bemoan the fact that we even have immigration laws, the fact is the USA takes in more than one million legal immigrants each year – more than any nation on the planet. We have nothing to apologize for.

Here is a quick look at what the ethnic hustlers who strive for open borders tell us is the “broken immigration system.” They may have an unintended point.

Number one region of origin of American immigration? Africa. Number two? Asia.

Here it must be noted – again – that the federal definition of “immigrant” is a person who enters the United States lawfully with the intention of permanent residence – or an alien who has been granted ‘Lawful Permanent Residence.’ A status documented by what is commonly known as a “Green Card.” Temporary workers are not immigrants. Foreigners who escape capture while sneaking into our country illegally are certainly not immigrants either. They should never be rewarded with legalization like we tried in the “one-time” amnesty of 1986.

Number one country of origin for immigrants? Mexico, sending about twice as many (139,120) as number two… the People’s Republic of China, at 70,863.

The latest DHS annual immigration flow report entitled ‘U.S. Legal Permanent Residents: 2010’ also tells us that number three on the list is the nation of India. Then the Philippines, followed by the Dominican Republic, Cuba, Vietnam, Haiti, Columbia, S. Korea, Iraq (19,855) and Jamaica. Next, after El Salvador, comes Pakistan, Bangladesh (14,819), Ethiopia, Peru, Iran (14,182) and Nigeria.

Coming in at number twenty on the list that totals 1,042,625 immigrants for 2010 is Canada (13,328), with “all other countries” listed last and as a group sending just 359,055 people to be future American voters. This category includes the countries from which the pre-1965 “old America” was largely populated. You know, Poland, Sweden, Italy, England, Germany, Norway, Ireland, Greece, France – out-of-fashion places like that.

The 1965 Immigration Reform Act was the beginning of America’s current mass immigration disorder. Before then, America was a low-immigration nation under laws written in 1924 and altered in 1952. As a result, America became a fundamentally middle-class society, and our many mostly European (uh-oh!) ethnic groups assimilated into a common national culture. One that proudly – and logically – worked toward use of a common language… English. No one had to choose a language on American telephone calls.

The very educational material contained in the DHS flow report is not considered “newsworthy” by most editors and producers.

Why do you think that is? The prediction is that our children will have to deal with nearly half-a-billion people by 2050. English is now an optional language in the USA.

Even bringing this important topic up will be met with swift and certain attempts at public punishment.

Prepare for the mindless “but we are a nation of immigrants” goop and try to forget that we are actually a nation of laws. And that literally billions of people in the world want to live here. And that unless we want to become a completely Balkanized, mirror image of the nations they desperately flee, we can’t allow all potential immigrants to migrate into the USA. And in case nobody noticed, low skilled wages are stagnant and we have twenty-five million or so unemployed or under-employed Americans…many of whom are immigrants. Many of whom will happily make carpet for a wage on which to live the American Dream in their own country.

No matter the clap-trap put out by the identity-politics hucksters and happily passed on by the media, we must enforce our borders and immigration laws to at least regulate the number of people who come to live here. And honor and protect the real immigrants who obeyed the rules. Not to mention our resources, that famous American culture, the English language and national sovereignty.

Another report from DHS, ‘Estimates of the Unauthorized Immigrant Population Residing in the United States: January 2010’ gives us official information on from where illegal immigration comes. Number one nation on the list? Mexico. Then El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, the Philippines, India, Ecuador, Brazil, Korea, China and last “all other countries.”

You may have seen some of these victims of geography participating in the most recent uprising against pro-enforcement Americans while marching on the Georgia Capitol angrily demanding an end to any enforcement of our immigration laws.

Don’t look now, but the U.S. laws that provide the illegals taxpayer funded education, no-cost health care, translation – and welfare benefits to the jackpot babies born here to illegals – seem to be completely acceptable to the fugitive illegals.

We should measure immigration enforcement here against the way it is done in …Mexico. We have a long way to go.

D.A. King is a nationally recognized authority on illegal immigration and president of the pro-enforcement Georgia-based Dustin Inman Society. On the Web: www.TheDustinInmanSociety.org

D.A. King in today’s Marietta Daily Journal – When it comes to immigration, U.S. has no need to apologize

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D.A. King: When it comes to immigration, U.S. has no need to apologize

by D.A. King
Columnist

The Marietta Daily Journal

July 20, 2011

A major obstacle to average Americans’ ability to gain a real understanding of the immigration issue is the policy of many in the media to offer “news” that mostly promotes and encourages the anti-enforcement agenda.

While many individuals the press refers to as “immigrant rights activists” bemoan the fact that we even have immigration laws and label them “unfair, racist and xenophobic” the fact is the USA takes in more than one million legal immigrants each year – more than any nation on the planet. We have nothing to apologize for.

Here is a quick look at what the ethnic hustlers who strive for open borders tell us is the “broken immigration system.” They may have an unintended point.

The No. 1 region of origin of legal American immigration? Africa. No. 2? Asia.

Here it must be noted – again – that the federal definition of “immigrant” is a person who enters the United States lawfully with the intention of permanent residence – or an alien who has been granted “Lawful Permanent Residence.” A status documented by what is commonly known as a “Green Card.” Temporary workers are not immigrants. Foreigners who escape capture while sneaking into our country illegally are certainly not immigrants either.

The No. 1 country of origin for legal immigrants? Mexico, sending about twice as many (139,120) as No. 2, the People’s Republic of China, at 70,863.

The latest DHS annual immigration flow report entitled “U.S. Legal Permanent Residents: 2010” also tells us that No. 3 on the list is the nation of India. Then the Philippines followed by the Dominican Republic, Cuba, Vietnam, Haiti, Colombia, South Korea, Iraq (19,855) and Jamaica.

Next, after El Salvador, come Pakistan, Bangladesh (14,819), Ethiopia, Peru, Iran (14,182) and Nigeria.

Coming in at No. 20 on the list (which totals 1,042,625 immigrants for 2010) is Canada (13,328), with “all other countries” listed last and as a group sending just 359,055 people to be future American voters. This category includes the countries from which the pre-1965 “old America” was largely populated. You know, Poland, Sweden, Italy, England, Norway, Ireland, Greece, Germany, France, out-of-fashion places like that.

The 1965 Immigration Reform Act was the beginning of America’s current mass immigration disorder. Before then, America was a low-immigration nation under laws written in 1924 and altered in 1952. As a result, America became a fundamentally middle-class society, and our many mostly European (uh-oh!) immigrant ethnic groups assimilated into a common national culture. One that proudly – and logically – worked toward use of a common language… English.

The very educational material contained in the DHS flow report is not considered “newsworthy” by most editors and producers.

Why do you think that is? The prediction is that our children will have to deal with a national population of nearly half-a-billion people by 2050. English is now an optional language in the United States.

Whether you approve or disapprove of the current system, who do you suppose made the immigration decision about which – and how many – “new Americans” we import each year? Do you remember ever being asked about it? Can you recall a national discussion about the source or size of America’s future population?

Me neither. But a warning: Even bringing this important topic up will be met with swift and certain attempts at public punishment.

Prepare for the mindless “but we are a nation of immigrants” goop and try to forget that we are actually a nation of laws. And that literally billions of people in the world want to live here. And that unless we want to become a Balkanized, mirror image of the nations they desperately flee, we can’t allow all potential immigrants to migrate here.

Which brings us to the reason we have, and must enforce, our borders and immigration laws: To at least regulate the number of people who come to live here. And honor and protect the real immigrants who obeyed the rules. Not to mention our resources, that famous American culture, the English language and national sovereignty.

Another report from the DHS, “Estimates of the Unauthorized Immigrant Population Residing in the United States: January 2010” gives us official information on from where illegal immigration comes. Number one nation on the list? Mexico. Then El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, the Philippines, India, Ecuador, Brazil, Korea, China and last “all other countries.”

You may have seen some of these “victims” marching on the Capitol angrily demanding an end to any enforcement of our immigration laws.

“Broken immigration system” indeed. Si?

D.A. King is president of the Cobb-based Dustin Inman Society. On the Web: www.TheDustinInman Society.org
Copyright 2011 The Marietta Daily Journal. All rights reserved.

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