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  •  Key component has to be that the permit cannot be (3+ / 0-)
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    Egalitare, worldlotus, exNYinTX

    tied to the employer. A work permit should mean just that: you can work anywhere doing anything, no matter if you quit the job or are fired. That last thing I want to see is a bunch of people who should they get fired, then get deported. That's fucked up and puts too much power in the hands of employers. Also it disadvantages Americans because how can you compete with indentured servitude?

    •  That's also unconstitutional, but when (1+ / 0-)
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      Rich in PA

      did that matter to the corporatists?

      "Nothing in all the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity." --M. L. King "You can't fix stupid" --Ron White -6.00, -5.18

      by zenbassoon on Fri Feb 22, 2013 at 09:15:30 PM PST

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