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Published: Tuesday, March 3 2009 12:00 a.m. MST

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Wondering

Where is the support from the LDS church to all this illegals members?, or they just are good to reclute new members for the tithe? Because mostly of those legislators are mormons, Inclusive the one was raised on Casas Grandes, Chihuahua Mexico. Ha Mr H... So, where the compassion that they go proclaiming?
I'm sorry, I forgot that the church doesn't intervene on politic. MMMMM, but still can patronize some bills to discrimite to "different people (gays?)" even in another state.

This is my testimony and I'm leavinnig it in...

They are not community leaders

I wish these so called communtiy leaders would get their act together and admit the truth, these illegal are not citizens of america or the community. Just because they belong to their faith does not make them americans or deserve and social considerations. Our sympathy is with the american people, not illegal aliens and I wish this gut would keep his mouth shut and stop infering the americn people give a damn about the illegals. We want them out of the country, not in hiding behind religious organizations who think they have a voice in government business. We americans have no sympathy for illegal aliens who are all criminals and actively robbing the american people of needed services. He should be helping them to return home and take their illegal offspring with them and not allow them to abandon their children as unfit parents. Illegals are unfit to be americans and unfit to even be given any sympathy as illegal aliens and illegal foreign nationals. PS-Illegals are not immigrants, they are criminals who forced their way across our sacred borders.

Richard Rend San Diego

Taken from The Los Angeles Times
Less than 2% of illegal aliens are picking our crops, but 37% are on welfare.
Over 73% of the United States ' annual population growth (and over 90% of California , Florida , and New York) results from illegal immigration.
34% of inmates in federal prisons are illegal aliens. Over 350,000 illegal aliens in Los Angeles County are living in garages. Nearly 70% of all occupants of HUD properties are illegal. Over 2/3 of all births in Los Angeles County are to illegal alien Mexicans on Medi-Cal , whose births were paid for by taxpayers. 96% of warrants for murder in Los Angeles are for illegal aliens. These facts were taken right out of the Los Angeles Times - Now who want's to tell me that Illegal Aliens are not impacting America Negativly.

Ben

We wouldn't "need" 12 million illegals if we hadn't aborted 49 million Americans since 1973.

AshleyB

Excuse you! Illegals have jobs that americans do not want to do! I wabba see an american get down on her/his knees and clean a toilet! I do agree that they should throw out the illegals that have done high criminal stuff, though. I really hope this law does not happen.

Glory

It is ridiculous many comments. and When someone talked about the make of america nobody answer.. Only a person who dont know nothing about history ... it is the past of course but it doesnt meant that did not happen. We took over this country and killed all the indians , that is the power of our citizeship we became American because of that. Why we can accept this fact. This is a racist state I was wondering if this is related to religion... I know that the true Christian doesnt act like you. Of course that you can give me the Article of faith but what about the whole bibly and the book of Mormon. Dont talk about religion maybe will be your answer but how you can separate the spiritual things, all are related. It doesnt matter but you know what we will lose more that jobs for our racist feelings...

mary

hi Bill, i think you should think twice and remenber where you come from, or actually where your ancestors come from they were immigrants. Then the ILLEGAL people(thats how you like to call them) are not in this country because the nice weather or the beaches THEY ARE HERE BECAUSE THEY ARE LOOKING FOR A BETTER LIFE. please do you think they are happy to leave their families and friends in order to come here. they are just trying to work hard and save enough money an then go back their countries.

...

These states are NOTHING without Immigrants. Every state would crumble into pieces without the help from immigrants, Especially little ole Utah. I hope they do pass the law in utah so that they can see what a big mistake they made. utah is bad as it is. Immigrants contribute millions of dollars. Why do you think they keep postponing the damn bills??? These people in office are not stupid. Hate it or love it, Immigrants are here to stay!

InSearchofTruth

This post is addressed to HA,HA,HA and all others who believe the lie that illegal immigrants only do jobs that Americans will not do. If you search the internet on ICE raids of Howard Industries Plant in Laurel, Mississippi (that produces electrical transformers) in which more than 600 illegal workers were apprehended, you find that 100s of American workers were lined up for those newly available jobs. What about the 59 illegals who made parachutes for the U.S. armed forces at the Mills Manufacturing Corp. in Woodfin, North Carolina?

InSearchOfTruth

To HA,HA,HA (who posted at 10:26 a.m. on March 3, 2009) and anyone else who believes and spouts the same lie that illegals only do jobs that Americans refuse to do, please note the following excerpt from the article entitled "Americans Que for Jobs at Raided Plant" dated 9/8/2008:

"Two weeks ago Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) raided the Howard Industries Plant in Laurel, Mississippi and apprehended more than 600 suspected illegal workers. Many of those workers have been deemed ineligible to work in the United States and HUNDREDS OF LOCAL RESIDENTS are applying for those positions." (Emphasis added)

You might want to check your facts before spouting the false claim that illegals only do jobs that Americans won't do. If that is the case, then why are Mexican truck drivers being allowed to drive in our country? We have Americans that want to drive trucks & many unemployed turning to truck driving. I encourage people to visit NumbersUSA and ALIPAC websites.

high school senior

My mom was crying the other day and i asked her whats wrong. She said " We might need to move to another state." i asked why? " Because they are going to kick us out of utah." I decided to not think about it. I have a future here, im going to college this summer and i am graduating with my friends of second grade. It really started to kick in when i was in the middle of the LDS Conference in SLC. My mind kept running and could not stop thinking about my unknown future. I do not know what is going to happen and i dont have time to think about it. I go to school in the morning and work seven hours in a restaurant at night. But at that moment i couldnt stop my tears. There is a feeling inside of me that makes me feel that there is no hope. At the same time, I feel disgust against my own religion for such hypocracy going on. How could mostly LDS officials have a spiritually free conscience when they dont care about the consequences they are going to inflict on their foreign brothers.

anonymous

this land was founded on the idea of building better lives. Our ancestors were not legal citizens of this country when they came but the came anyway with the idea of making a better life for themselves and their family. so now that our ancestor killed and imprisoned the native people from this land they are self proclaimed citizens that can say who can and can't try and make a better life for themselves. I think that the government needs to make it so that it is easier to come into this country. The people that come here only want better lives and many do the jobs that americans find themselves "to good to do" Look in the fast food restaurants and you will find that it is mainly latinos flipping those burgers or doing the janitorial jobs. Get real & be honest you don't see very many white people cleaning toilets for a living. Honest people know this to be true it is the blind that try to say that it is a lie. truth is truth. This bill will separate families only wanting better lives. someone should separate you from your kids, how you like it then

anonymous

My mother struggles everyday and since imigration has my father there's not much to say.It was a few weeks after my Dad's birthday that they knocked at 4am in the moring at our door. My father was leaving for work when I saw him come back with fear in his eyes trying not to cry. I was awake at the time working on my project for school when this happen.Later that day I went to school, pretending like nothing happen but at the end of the day I burst into tears . One thing im sure of is that I will never forget how they treated my parents, it was so cold like if they were some kind of animals that never should of been born. Is hard to describe the cruelty of it all, for it all happen so fast. I will hope for the better. Jay

jessie 12-31-09 11PM

Why do we have a law on the books if we arent going to enforec it?

JBG

As for the church (I'm not familiar with LDS), the Bible teaches us to hate the sin, but love the sinner. It also teaches us to observe the laws of the land (render to Caesar the things that are Caesar's). It even said that slaves did not get to revolt against their masters just because the are Christians (Philemon and Onesimus). True freedom is found in Christ, but it is freedom from sin, not a promise of a better physical life, although sometimes that results when you live an upright life. I can have compassion on someone who stole to feed his family, but he still sinned and committed a crime. He can be forgiven of the sin, but still has to serve his prison time. I can forgive him and volunteer to help feed his family, but I won't try to destroy our justice system to keep him out of jail because I think he's been forgiven. The Bible says follow the law unless it asks me to sin, else I sin when I break the law. Illegal immigrants are in sin and remain so until they go home.

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