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  •  Bingo! (4.00)
    That's the issue with us.  Our original lawyer filed our paper work a fews days late and the house version, broadly interpretted (remember Gonazales on the spying hearing?), would classify my wife as an "aggravated felon" and me along with her for "alien smuggling".

    But it's really other groups that will be affected the most.  I didn't mention it in the original post, but John and his wife already have a couple of kids.  Those kids are American citizens.  This is there home and the only land they know, and they are living in fear right now because the government dragged off their mother.

    •  Hey, with the administration we have (none)
      now, there is reason for everyone to fear.  The children shouldn't have had to go through that, though.

      It is really maddening to see people who are trying to follow the rules and fill out the forms getting treated like this while others who didn't even try to comply with the law end up getting amnesty or guest worker programs.

      I believe in legal immigration.  I believe in being humane in how we apply the law and not treating people like your friend has been treated.  I don't believe in "guest worker" programs and amnesties and such for people who don't even try to follow the law.

      I realize there are many more people than are legally allowed to enter wishing to enter, but it isn't right to let some cut in line while we make others jump through hoops.

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