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Samrob

(4,298 posts)
Thu Feb 24, 2022, 01:47 AM Feb 2022

Is any western state, including US talking about stopping immigration of Russians and banning

Russians from entering their country? Have we talked about inviting Russians in the US to go back where they came from?
Have any states and localities taken a hard look at the Russian enclaves that have sprung up within their borders in the past 30 years?

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Is any western state, including US talking about stopping immigration of Russians and banning (Original Post) Samrob Feb 2022 OP
I know three native Russians BGBD Feb 2022 #1
No. elleng Feb 2022 #2
I new several Iranian families living here. They hated their leaders too but that didn't stop us Samrob Feb 2022 #3
I knew several (still do) Persian families who were terrified people might link them... herding cats Feb 2022 #8
Yes, by all means, let's revisit Japanese internment camps-adjacent mentalities. Nothing says Celerity Feb 2022 #4
Thanks elleng Feb 2022 #7
Another thank you. nt crickets Feb 2022 #11
Uhm, no! 🤦🏼‍♀️ onecaliberal Feb 2022 #5
Russian people don't want war including the people actually in Russia. Russian people are good and JI7 Feb 2022 #6
I should hope we are not like that. The idea stinks of what happened Ocelot II Feb 2022 #9
what would the purpose of it? Xenophobia? AlexSFCA Feb 2022 #10
This message was self-deleted by its author Mary in S. Carolina Feb 2022 #14
No, not sarcastic, they said the same things in another thread Celerity Feb 2022 #20
I would not tell anyone to leave qazplm135 Feb 2022 #12
STOP! Thunderbeast Feb 2022 #13
Well said. herding cats Feb 2022 #15
+1 brer cat Feb 2022 #16
I can't tell if you're being sarcastic or not. WhiskeyGrinder Feb 2022 #17
Wow. Nt Sunsky Feb 2022 #18
Let them drain their population further MaryMagdaline Feb 2022 #19

Samrob

(4,298 posts)
3. I new several Iranian families living here. They hated their leaders too but that didn't stop us
Thu Feb 24, 2022, 01:53 AM
Feb 2022

banning them or at least threatening to.

herding cats

(19,514 posts)
8. I knew several (still do) Persian families who were terrified people might link them...
Thu Feb 24, 2022, 02:04 AM
Feb 2022

As being Iranian. I hate to see thoughts like this one expressed. My next door neighbors as a child escaped Afghanistan, on foot, and immigrated here in the 80's. They were the subjects of threats after 911. They'd lived here since I was a child and escaped while Russia was occupying their former home decades before.

This type of thinking has never makes sense to me.

Celerity

(42,007 posts)
4. Yes, by all means, let's revisit Japanese internment camps-adjacent mentalities. Nothing says
Thu Feb 24, 2022, 01:53 AM
Feb 2022

American 'best in class' morality like collective retaliation against a group of people simply due to origin.

This board sometimes.



JI7

(89,070 posts)
6. Russian people don't want war including the people actually in Russia. Russian people are good and
Thu Feb 24, 2022, 02:01 AM
Feb 2022

mostly oppose Putin. THey were some of the ones most opposed to Trump because they should see what was happening .

Ocelot II

(114,508 posts)
9. I should hope we are not like that. The idea stinks of what happened
Thu Feb 24, 2022, 02:06 AM
Feb 2022

to Japanese-Americans during WWII.

AlexSFCA

(6,137 posts)
10. what would the purpose of it? Xenophobia?
Thu Feb 24, 2022, 02:10 AM
Feb 2022

Russians who immigrated to the west did so not out of love for Russia or Putin, it’s the opposite. Many have jewish heritage by the way. By far, the most stupid idea I’ve heard on DU today. I bet putin would love for all russians around the world to be “sent” back.

Response to AlexSFCA (Reply #10)

Celerity

(42,007 posts)
20. No, not sarcastic, they said the same things in another thread
Thu Feb 24, 2022, 08:41 AM
Feb 2022

They said to seize all Russian property, as in all of it, not just that of oligarch Putin-backers) and that the US should deport any pregnant Russian woman back to Russia.

qazplm135

(7,447 posts)
12. I would not tell anyone to leave
Thu Feb 24, 2022, 02:30 AM
Feb 2022

I would temporarily stop all Russian immigration, business, and travel yes.

Thunderbeast

(3,334 posts)
13. STOP!
Thu Feb 24, 2022, 02:30 AM
Feb 2022

That's just wrong. Most Russians who came the the US were escaping the tryanny of Putin and his predecessors. My own grandparents escaped Czarist Russia (Belarus) in 1903.

They are among the hardest working citizens amongst us. My financial advisor is a young woman who escaped Kyiv as a child.

MaryMagdaline

(6,842 posts)
19. Let them drain their population further
Thu Feb 24, 2022, 08:35 AM
Feb 2022

Not a brilliant idea to start WWIII when your population is shrinking. The educated ones will flee to the West. More and more of a brain drain.

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