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Was just watching the migration coming from South and Central America....... (Original Post) a kennedy Dec 2022 OP
I don't know the solution, but... jmbar2 Dec 2022 #1
I know I find myself saying we got to take care of these people, why can't we Walleye Dec 2022 #2
Republicans and Evangelicals fomenting border crisis Bobstandard Dec 2022 #3
The majority of asylum claims are denied MichMan Dec 2022 #4

jmbar2

(5,048 posts)
1. I don't know the solution, but...
Wed Dec 21, 2022, 08:02 PM
Dec 2022

A certain number of them may be coming up for seasonal farm work.

Here is a link for Oregon.

https://secure.emp.state.or.us/jobs/index.cfm?keyword=&keytype=Both&loc=014&calling_pg=search_home&location_content=joblist.cfm&showcounts=Y&system=new&type=N&lang=E&start=1

Scroll to the second half of the page, and look at the number of listings for seasonal farmworkers. Multiply that by 48 states. I suspect this is part of what's going on. They're desperate for work, and the agricultural industry is desperate for workers.

This list is always full. US agriculture has a circuit of jobs that they rotate through depending on the season, crop and location. They share that information with folks back home. They can make enough in a year to go home and build houses.

But many will never return home.

Walleye

(31,515 posts)
2. I know I find myself saying we got to take care of these people, why can't we
Wed Dec 21, 2022, 08:02 PM
Dec 2022

They are obviously coming here because they have no choice, their lives are in danger you’re not coming here to take jobs from Americans.

Bobstandard

(1,363 posts)
3. Republicans and Evangelicals fomenting border crisis
Wed Dec 21, 2022, 08:03 PM
Dec 2022

Evangelical churches proselytizing in Mexico have been promising their church’s help on arrival in the USIt’s a story that needs to be told. And has recently been pointed out, neither Biden or Democrats have been saying there’s an open border. DeSantis, Abbot, Hannity and other Republicans can’t say it often enough. Abbot and DeSantis actually provide illegal immigrants with transportation to better locals than their (forgive me) shit hole states.

(Note that if you dig deep enough you’ll find those same evangelicals fomenting violence between newly arrived evangelical sects/cults and traditional Catholic populations.)

So when you get the chance, tell it like it really is. Republicans will do anything, including encouraging people to storm the southern border, in order to try to ‘own the libs’.

MichMan

(12,099 posts)
4. The majority of asylum claims are denied
Wed Dec 21, 2022, 10:33 PM
Dec 2022

Last edited Thu Dec 22, 2022, 04:45 PM - Edit history (2)

Is is cruel letting people stay here for many months and then deporting them back to their home country when their asylum claims are denied in court ?

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