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Best Mexican Radio Station Phoenix 2008 - La Campesina

Barack Obama has used "Yes, We Can!" as his rallying cry and it's not an accident. Team Obama has sampled and remixed the "¡Sí se puede!" chant that César Chávez and Delores Huerta came up with for the United Farm Workers. Their presence still echoes today via La Campesina Radio Network, initially established by the UFW with the help of Senator Robert F. Kennedy. Chávez's youngest son, Anthony, acts as its current president. In addition to keeping farmworkers up to date, they keep things moving with quite the palette of regional Mexican music, even landing legendary Mexican performer Vicente Fernandez as a DJ.

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ROCKY
ROCKY

FEAR AND LOATHING OF LATIN IMMIGRANTSBY: ROCKY HERNANDEZ

THEY SAY THAT THOSE WHO DON'T STUDY HISTORY ARE BOUND TO REPEAT IT. PERSONALLY I SEE MUCH HATE IN HISTORY, AND LATELY I AM FEELING SURROUNDED BY PEOPLE WHO ARE FULL OF HATE. HATE FOR LATINS. MORE SPECIFICALLY IMMIGRANT LATINS, BUT THERE IS MORE THAN ENOUGH HATE TO GO AROUND FOR ALL OF THE “DIFFERENT” RACES AND GROUPS. REAGAN LET A LOT OF PEOPLE COME TO THIS COUNTRY AND MANY OF THOSE PEOPLE BROUGHT CHILDREN. THOSE CHILDREN ARE NOW BEING ASKED TO LEAVE. IF THEY DON’T, THEY’LL BE ARRESTED AND PUT INTO PRIVATE JAILS IN ARIZONA, AND THEN SHIPPED BACK TO THEIR COUNTRY OF ORIGIN. MANY OF THESE PEOPLE DO NOT SPEAK THE LANGUAGE OF THE COUNTRY THEY ARE SHIPPED BACK TO. THEY SPEAK WHAT YOU SPEAK IF YOU ARE READING THIS, ENGLISH. IMAGINE BEING ARRESTED, THROWN IN JAIL, BUSSED TO AN AIRPORT, AND SHIPPED TO WHEREVER. LIKE UNWANTED GARBAGE. YOU BECOME A NUMBER. A BEAST IN A CAGE. A HATED ENEMY OF SO MANY OF THE PEOPLE YOU HUNG WITH IN HIGH SCHOOL, DATED, WENT TO CHURCH WITH. AN ENEMY OF THE ONLY COUNTRY YOU KNOW. THE COUNTRY YOU LOVE. IMAGINE THAT. AND THAT COUNTRY HATES YOU FOR IT. NOW IMAGINE LANDING IN SOME FOREIGN COUNTRY WHERE ALL THE SIGNS ARE USELESS AND IMPATIENT LOCALS ARE LOOKING AT YOU LIKE A FOREIGNER. THEY DON’T LIKE YOU EITHER. THEY TREAT YOU THE WAY YOU PROBABLY WOULD TREAT SOMEONE WHO WALKED UP TO YOU AND STARTED BABBLING AWAY IN A FOREIGN LANGUAGE. SO THERE YOU ARE, IN EXILE. HOMELESS, HUNGRY, ALONE. WHAT WAS YOUR CRIME FOR THIS AMAZINGLY CRUEL ANGUISH? YOU WERE THE WRONGS GUY’S SPERM. YOU WERE BORN ON THE WRONG SIDE OF A LINE. IF YOU HAVE FRIENDS OR FAMILY WITH MONEY, MAYBE THEY CAN HELP YOU GET AN APARTMENT WHILE YOU TRY TO FIND A JOB AND START A WHOLE NEW LIFE. NEW CUSTOMS, NEW LANGUAGE. AND NEW PAIN. SO MUCH PAIN FOR THE LOSS IN YOUR HEART. YOU WANT TO GO HOME. BUT HOME IS JUST A WORD TO YOU. A FANTASY. IT DOES NOT EXIST. BUT WHAT IF YOU DON’T HAVE FRIENDS OR FAMILY? THEN WHAT? WHERE DO YOU GO? WHAT DO YOU DO? WHERE DO YOU WALK TO? HAVE YOU EVER BEEN HOMELESS? I HAVE. THE SIDEWALKS SEEM HARD AND UNWELCOMING. WALKING ANYWHERE SEEMS TO TAKE FOREVER WHEN YOU ARE TIRED. YOUR FIRST MEAL IN YOUR NEW HOME MAY WELL COME FROM A TRASH CAN. PROBABLY NOT SOME WONDERFUL CLEAN AMERICAN TRASH CAN EITHER. HOW FAR WOULD YOU GO TO SURVIVE? CAN YOU FIGHT? ARE YOU RESOURCEFUL? YOU’D HAVE TO BE. CHANCES ARE, WITHOUT OUTSIDE HELP, MOST OF YOU WOULD DIE IN A MATTER OF WEEKS, POSSIBLY EVEN DAYS. YOU’RE JUST TOO IGNORANT TO REALIZE WHAT IS REALLY GOING ON. WHAT IS IT THESE FOOLS SAY? THE IMMIGRANTS NEED TO GO BACK TO THEIR COUNTRIES AND THEN IF THEY CHOOSE TO RETURN TO AMERICA, THEY NEED TO DO IT THE RIGHT WAY. I WOULD ASK ANYONE WHO FEELS THIS WAY TO RESEARCH THE “RIGHT WAY” THEY ARE REFERRING TO AND DO THE MATH ON THE AMOUNT OF TIME THAT WOULD TAKE. COULD YOU SURVIVE THAT LONG? LET EMPATHY GUIDE YOU. IMAGINE HATING SOMEONE FOR FLEEING. FLEEING A BAD SITUATION. ISN’T THAT THE RATIONAL THING TO DO? WHAT WOULD YOU DO? DO YOU THINK THESE PEOPLE CAN SOMEHOW INFLUENCE THEIR GOVERNMENT TO MAKE THEIR HOME COUNTRY BETTER.? CAN YOU? COULD YOU DO IT THERE? GET REAL. THESE PEOPLE ARE BASICALLY ON A SINKING SHIP. WOULD YOU STAY ON A SINKING SHIP BECAUSE YOU DIDN’T HAVE PERMISSION TO FLEE? BEFORE YOU JUDGE AND CONDEMN, WALK IN THEIR SHOES. LUCKILY, YOU ONLY HAVE TO DO IT MENTALLY. THEN YOU’LL THINK WOW THAT WOULD SUCK, BEFORE YOU THROW A HOT POCKET IN THE MICROWAVE AND STARE AT THE TV LIKE AN IDIOT FOR A FEW HOURS. RIGHT NOW, THIS HORRIBLE STORY IS SOMEONES REALITY. AND IT WILL BE TOMORROW, AND THE NEXT DAY. UNTIL ENOUGH PEOPLE HAVE THE RIGHTEOUS ACTIONS THEY ARE ALWAYS PROCLAIMING TO HAVE IN THEIR SILLY CHURCHES. THEY ARE IN THERE LISTENING TO STORIES ABOUT DOING THE RIGHT THING AND HELPING OTHERS AND BEING COMPASSIONATE. BUT THEY ALWAYS SEE THEMSELVES AS THE ONE THEIR GODS WANT TO HELP. SCREW EVERYONE ELSE. I ONCE PASSED A PROCESSION OF CARS LEAVING A CHURCH IN THE TOWN WHERE I LIVE. I SAW THEY WERE ALL GOING AROUND WHAT I THOUGHT WAS A BROKEN DOWN CAR. BUT IT WASN’T. IT WAS A GUY PUSHING HIS CAR WHILE A GIRL STEERED. I PULLED UP AND ASKED IF HE NEEDED HELP AND HE SAID “NAH” I GOT IT. SO I GOT OUT AND HELPED HIM PUSH. PEOPLE KEPT GOING BY AND ASKING IF WE NEEDED HELP BUT HE KEPT SAYING NO. SO NO ONE HELPED. WASN’T IT OBVIOUS HE NEEDED HELP? HE WAS PUSHING A CAR DOWN THE STREET. HOW IS IT THAT PEOPLE CAN BE SO DAMN BLIND TO WHAT IS RIGHT IN THEIR FACE. BECAUSE THEY ARE CHOOSING TO BE. IT DOESN’T TAKE A ROCKET SCIENTIST TO SEE WHEN SOMEONE NEEDS A HAND. IMAGINE BEING A MOM, SEPARATED FROM YOUR KIDS AND SENT TO A FOREIGN COUNTRY. I SWEAR ON ALL THAT I HOLD DEAR TO ME, I WOULD RATHER BE BEATEN UP EVERY DAY WITH RUBBER HOSES, THEN SEPARATED FROM MY KIDS. SENDING ME TO ANOTHER COUNTRY WOULD SUCK, BUT I’M TOUGH AND I KNOW I WOULD SURVIVE. BUT I WOULD NEVER WANT TO TAKE MY AMERICAN BORN KIDS WITH ME TO THAT HELL. THEY WOULD HAVE TO STAY HERE. WHATEVER THE COST TO ME EMOTIONALLY. BUT IT WOULD HURT. BAD. I CANNOT IMAGINE MISSING MY CHILDREN EVERY MINUTE OF EVERY DAY. DREAMING ABOUT THEM EVERY TIME YOU CLOSED YOUR EYES, EVEN FOR A SECOND. KNOWING THAT ACROSS AN IMAGINARY LINE, A SET OF RULES, THEY ARE SOMEWHERE WITHOUT YOU, GROWING UP. THERE MUST BE A LINE SOMEWHERE FOR ALL OF THESE PEOPLE TO GET IN. BUT THERE ISN’T. THERE NEEDS TO BE A NEW “SET OF RULES”, RULES THAT TAKE INTO ACCOUNT LIFE. REALITY. HUMANITY. I KNOW THAT THIS PROFILE DOES NOT FIT ALL OF THE PEOPLE WHO COME HERE. BUT THERE ARE MANY, MANY DIFFERENT SCENARIOS WHERE THE STANDARD ANTIQUATED RULES NO LONGER APPLY. LIKE RULES THAT ARE STILL ON THE BOOKS ABOUT HANGING SOMEONE FOR STEALING A HORSE. WHEN THE RULE WAS WRITTEN I’M SURE LOTS OF PEOPLE AGREED IT MADE SENSE, BUT IT DOESN’T ANYMORE. NEITHER DO OUR IMMIGRATION LAWS. EVERYONE IN THIS COUNTRY CAN TRACE THEIR LINEAGE BEYOND OUR CURRENT BORDERS IF THEY TRY HARD ENOUGH. BUT THEY SEE THOSE AS GOOD IMMIGRANTS. NOT LIKE THE DIRTY SCUMBAG LATINS FLOODING OUR STATES. LOOK AT NEWSPAPERS FROM NEW YORK IN THE 1800S, AND SEE FOR YOURSELF WHAT PEOPLE THOUGHT OF YOUR ANCESTORS COMING HERE. HOW EASY WE CAN NOT SEE WHAT IS RIGHT IN FRONT OF US. BLINDED BY NOTHING MORE THAN CONVENIENCE. HOW IS IT I SAW A KID WITH AN IRISH FLAG TATTOOD ON HIS CALF, SCREAMING FOR LATINS TO GET OUT. WHY CAN HE BE PROUD OF HIS ANCESTORS? ONE DAY THE PEOPLE HE IS HATING WILL BE SOMEONES ANCESTORS, TOO. NOBODY GETS TO CHOOSE WHERE, WHEN, OR TO WHOM THEY ARE BORN. IF WE COULD, I WOULD HAVE JUST MARRIED KATE MIDDLETON. I DID NOT CHOOSE TO BE BORN AN AMERICAN, NOR DID I DO ANYTHING TO DESERVE IT. I JUST WAS. SO I JUST AM, AMERICAN. JUST AS A GUATEMALAN DIDN’T DO ANYTHING WRONG TO BE BROUGHT INTO A WORLD OF HUNGER. HOW DOES PLACE OF BIRTH MAKE ME, THE INDIVIDUAL, NOT THE AMERICAN, BETTER THAN ANYONE ELSE. OR YOU? IN THE CAVES OF FRANCE THERE ARE BEAUTIFUL, ADVANCED PAINTINGS ON THE WALLS DONE BY CAVEMEN. IT SIMPLY TAKES YOUR BREATH AWAY TO SEE THESE PAINTINGS AND UNDERSTAND THAT THE PERSON WHO PAINTED THEM, SO LONG AGO, HAD THE SAME BRAIN AS ME. HE UNDERSTOOD THINGS. HOW CAN SOMEONE SEPARATED FROM ME BY SO MUCH TIME AND SPACE BE SO MUCH LIKE ME, HOW CAN HE HAVE BEEN SO INTELLIGENT? IF YOU TOOK HIS CHILD FROM HIM IN THAT TIME AND BROUGHT IT HERE, IT WOULD WANT A CELL PHONE AND BUG YOU FOR A NEW RING TONE EVERY TWO SECONDS. THEY WERE JUST LIKE US. IF YOU TAKE A NATIVE FROM THE AMAZON. A BABY, WHO'S TRIBE HAS BEEN ISOLATED FOR CENTURIES, DUE TO THE VILLAGES REMOTE LOCATION. THEY LIVE LIKE HUMANS DID HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS OF YEARS AGO. IF YOU TAKE ONE OF THEIR KIDS AND RAISE HIM IN NEWPORT BEACH, HE’S GOING TO WANT EXACTLY WHAT ANY AMERICAN KID WOULD. WE ARE ALL THE SAME. WE ALWAYS HAVE BEEN. HOW CAN YOU ALLOW YOURSELF TO FALL INTO SUCH AN OPEN SORE OF IGNORANCE.SUCH A PUTRID VIOLENT HATE. WITH EVERY JAB THE ANIMOSITY BUILDS. LISTEN TO THE WORDS BEING THROWN AROUND TODAY. THE DEHUMANIZATION OF SO MANY. HITLER WAS A MASTER OF DEHUMANIZING THROUGH MANY OF THE SAME TACTICS BEING EMPLOYED NOW, AGAINST LATINS, MUSLIMS, GAYS AND OTHERS FOR THAT MATTER. I AM A PROUD AMERICAN. AN AMERICAN THAT BELIEVES THAT RULES AND LAWS MAKE US BETTER THAN ANY OTHER COUNTRY. BUT OUR CITIZENS ARE NOT SOMEHOW SUPERIOR, SIMPLY BECAUSE THEY HAD THE GOOD FORTUNE TO BE BORN ON THE RIGHT SIDE OF THE LINE, WE ARE ALL HUMAN. RULES AND LAWS MAKE US BETTER, THEY ARE NOT A PEDESTAL ON WHICH TO STAND AND LOOK DOWN UPON OTHERS WITH. OR USED AS A CLUB TO BASH THOSE WHO ARE DIFFERENT THAN YOU. THE WORDING OF LAWS IS LESS IMPORTANT THAN THEIR ORIGINAL INTENT. BE TRUE TO YOURSELF. SEPARATE YOUR THINKING FROM THIS MOB MENTALITY THAT RISES UP EVERY TIME TWO GROUPS OF PEOPLE OCCUPY THE SAME AREAS. THEY SAY THAT THOSE WHO DO NOT STUDY HISTORY ARE BOUND TO REPEAT IT, I SAY ONLY IF WE LET THEM. DON’T LET SENTIMENTS THAT YOU KNOW ARE WRONG AND EVIL AT THEIR CORE GROW INTO THE FRUIT OF HATRED. STAND ON YOUR OWN MORALS. LET EMPATHY GUIDE YOU.

Jose Lopez
Jose Lopez

Una advertencia atodas las personas que estan abandonando el pais para que tengan cuidado ya que en las garitas estan revisando la migra ala salida y estan quitandole el carro y las pertenencias es mejor que alguien legal les pase el carro y sus pertenencias para que no las pierdan y eviten contratiempos

Mart
Mart

The citizens of Arizona should not have obey the laws if the illegals don't have too. All citizens of Arizona should also be given free assistace as the illegals have. If there is any amnesty to be give it should be to those who are permenent residence they should be given citizenship, next those who have documents should be given permenant resedence,why because this injunction is a slap in the face to those who have done everything to be here llegal, those who are undocumented should be deported: they are now laughing at those who struggled to be llegal. Those childern born here should be given their parents natoinaliy citizenship. If one parent is a US citizen then the child should be a US citizen if niether parent are citizens then niether should the child be. If this can not be resolved let get it on the ballot and let the voters decide, as it is the taxpayers money who is supporting all the illegals. I strongly believe we the taxpayers of Arizona have a say so . . but then again why bother if nothing will be done to enforce anything beside taxes going up. Why have elections and why should we vote for if the only voices being heard are those of the illegals. The citizens don't have the time, and cant afford to miss work to be out protesting as the illegals do ...As a taxpayer I also don't see any reason to spend our hard earn money secureing the boarder if they do not need documentation to be here what a waste of taxpayers money. And what a waste of time for our troops to be out there indangering thier lives for nothing...Stop all the food stamp assistance to these illegals stop giving them free houseing. I know every one see's it as they are not getting the help the kids are, but get real Maria, is getting food stamps for her 5 children she has to apply because they are minors, now she is cooking the food for these kids because they can't, do you honestly believe she is sitting there watch her childern eat , hell no she is eating with them, she is eating the food bought with food stamps, now housing are the kids living there alone no she is . the kids have free medical and get cash assistant, do you honestly belive she doesn't do her laundry, bathe or buy her own personal things with government money. Maria get's sick and goes to the hospital she is treated and because she can not be deined medical, so hell yes the parent is being supported by the taxpayers of arizona.The State of Arizona is a laughing matter on spanish radio. Jan Brewer is being called a witch and statments saying she ate the bullet and it came out her ass, that she asked for a war and now she has got it. This is uncalled for. They are also going around send text jokes on this and about Arpio . Joe is doing a great job keep up the good work. I am a US citizen born in Mesa Arizona, my parents also born in Arizona, my grandparents born in Carlise Arizona in 1886 and in Metcalf Arizona, along with my great grandparents, my children and grandchildren also born in Phoenix Arizona......My father fought in the korena conflict, my nephew is in the marines.Yes we are proud Americans and we buy american products. And yes we practice our heritage in our homes not in public. we do not fly mexican flags we are americans. The state of Arizona should follow the rules of Mexico also. This is for the spanish radio station : se crusaron como burros sin mecate sin saber par que lado correr. ye si les encanta tanto el mexico lindo por que estan aqui. Se quiserran a mejorarse por que viven aqui com vivian aya si no estamos en mexico. pero pudemos aser la ley como esta en mexico. Ye se pueden compra botas y sombreros y pagar millones a los coyotes por que no pueden a pagar por sus papels..por que no se asen ciudanos y porque no apprenden el ingles...las leys son las leys no se pueden aseconder. todo esto que estan asendo esta effectando a todos los mexicanos que viven aqui. que verwensa pasamos los ciudanos de arizona. Cesar Chavez era mexican nacidio in los estados Unidos. El pello por los trabajadores que trabajaben en los fieles nosotros tambien trabajamos en campos.El pellos por los ciudanos no los immigrantes. Tambie Martin Luther el pello por su todos los ciudanos no immigrantes. Y esta tierra no erra the mexico era de los indios, los amiricanos le pagaron a los indio por tierra.

Mary
Mary

may be we should go by this law.Mexico's glass houseHow the Mexican constitution treats foreign residents, workers and naturalized citizensBy J. Michael WallerPosted: Thursday, April 6, 2006PAPERS & STUDIESCenter for Security Policy Publication Date: April 6, 2006Introduction Every country has the right - and duty - to restrict the quality and quantity of foreign immigrants entering or living within its borders. If American policymakers are looking for legal models on which to base new laws restricting immigration and expelling foreign lawbreakers, they have a handy guide: the Mexican constitution.[1] Adopted in 1917, the constitution of the United Mexican States borrows heavily from American constitutional and legal principles. It combines those principles with a strong sense nationalism, cultural self-identity, paternalism, and state power. Mexico's constitution contains many provisions to protect the country from foreigners, including foreigners legally resident in the country and even foreign-born people who have become naturalized Mexican citizens. The Mexican constitution segregates immigrants and naturalized citizens from native-born citizens by denying immigrants basic human rights that Mexican immigrants enjoy in the United States. By making increasing demands that the U.S. not enforce its immigration laws and, indeed, that it liberalize them, Mexico is throwing stones within its own glass house. This paper, the first of a short series on Mexican immigration double standards, examines the Mexican constitution's protections against immigrants, and concludes with some questions about U.S. policy. Summary In brief, the Mexican Constitution states that: Immigrants and foreign visitors are banned from public political discourse. Immigrants and foreigners are denied certain basic property rights. Immigrants are denied equal employment rights. Immigrants and naturalized citizens will never be treated as real Mexican citizens. Immigrants and naturalized citizens are not to be trusted in public service. Immigrants and naturalized citizens may never become members of the clergy. Private citizens may make citizens arrests of lawbreakers (i.e., illegal immigrants) and hand them to the authorities. Immigrants may be expelled from Mexico for any reason and without due process.The Mexican constitution: Unfriendly to immigrants Mexico's constitution expressly forbids non-citizens to participate in the country's political life. Non-citizens are forbidden to participate in demonstrations or express opinions in public about domestic politics. Article 9 states, "only citizens of the Republic may do so to take part in the political affairs of the country." Article 33 is unambiguous: "Foreigners may not in any way participate in the political affairs of the country." The Mexican constitution denies fundamental property rights to foreigners. If foreigners wish to have certain property rights, they must renounce the protection of their own governments or risk confiscation. Foreigners are forbidden to own land in Mexico within 100 kilometers of land borders or within 50 kilometers of the coast. Article 27 states, "Only Mexicans by birth or naturalization and Mexican companies have the right to acquire ownership of lands, waters, and their appurtenances, or to obtain concessions for the exploitation of mines or of waters. The State may grant the same right to foreigners, provided they agree before the Ministry of Foreign Relations to consider themselves as nationals in respect to such property, and bind themselves not to invoke the protection of their governments in matters relating thereunto; under penalty, in case of noncompliance with this agreement, of forfeiture of the property acquired to the Nation. Under no circumstances may foreigners acquire direct ownership of lands or waters within a zone of one hundred kilometers along the frontiers and of fifty kilometers along the shores of the country." (Emphasis added) The Mexican constitution denies equal employment rights to immigrants, even legal ones, in the public sector. Article 32: "Mexicans shall have priority over foreigners under equality of circumstances for all classes of concessions and for all employment, positions, or commissions of the Government in which the status of citizenship is not indispensable. In time of peace no foreigner can serve in the Army nor in the police or public security forces." The Mexican constitution guarantees that immigrants will never be treated as real Mexican citizens, even if they are legally naturalized. Article 32 bans foreigners, immigrants, and even naturalized citizens of Mexico from serving as military officers, Mexican-flagged ship and airline crew, and chiefs of seaports and airports: "In order to belong to the National Navy or the Air Force, and to discharge any office or commission, it is required to be a Mexican by birth. This same status is indispensable for captains, pilots, masters, engineers, mechanics, and in general, for all personnel of the crew of any vessel or airship protected by the Mexican merchant flag or insignia. It is also necessary to be Mexican by birth to discharge the position of captain of the port and all services of practique and airport commandant, as well as all functions of customs agent in the Republic."

An immigrant who becomes a naturalized Mexican citizen can be stripped of his Mexican citizenship if he lives again in the country of his origin for more than five years, under Article 37. Mexican-born citizens risk no such loss.Foreign-born, naturalized Mexican citizens may not become federal lawmakers (Article 55), cabinet secretaries (Article 91) or supreme court justices (Article 95). The president of Mexico, like the president of the United States, constitutionally must be a citizen by birth, but Article 82 of the Mexican constitution mandates that the president's parents also be Mexican-born citizens, thus according secondary status to Mexican-born citizens born of immigrants. The Mexican constitution forbids immigrants and naturalized citizens to become members of the clergy. Article 130 says, "To practice the ministry of any denomination in the United Mexican States it is necessary to be a Mexican by birth." The Mexican constitution singles out "undesirable aliens." Article 11 guarantees federal protection against "undesirable aliens resident in the country." The Mexican constitution provides the right of private individuals to make citizen's arrests. Article 16 states, "in cases of flagrante delicto, any person may arrest the offender and his accomplices, turning them over without delay to the nearest authorities." Therefore, the Mexican constitution appears to grant Mexican citizens the right to arrest illegal aliens and hand them over to police for prosecution. The Mexican constitution states that foreigners may be expelled for any reason and without due process. According to Article 33, "the Federal Executive shall have the exclusive power to compel any foreigner whose remaining he may deem inexpedient to abandon the national territory immediately and without the necessity of previous legal action." Notional policy options Mexico and the United States have much to learn from one another's laws and practices on immigration and naturalization. A study of the immigration and citizenship portions of the Mexican constitution leads to a search for new policy options to find a fair and equitable solution to the immigration problem in the United States. Two contrary options would require reciprocity, while doing the utmost to harmonize U.S.-Mexican relations: 1. Mexico should amend its constitution to guarantee immigrants to Mexico the same rights it demands the United States give to immigrants from Mexico; or 2. The United States should impose the same restrictions on Mexican immigrants that Mexico imposes on American immigrants.These options are only notional, of course. They are intended only to help push the immigration debate in a more sensible direction. They simply illustrate the hypocrisy of the Mexican government's current immigration demands on the United States - as well as the emptiness of most Democrat and Republican proposals for immigration reform. Mexico, like the United States, certainly has every right to control who enters its borders, and to expel foreigners who break its laws. The Mexican constitution is designed to give the strongest protections possible to the country's national security. Mexico's internal immigration policy is Mexico's business. However, since Mexican political leaders from the ruling party and the opposition have been demanding that the United States ignore, alter or abolish its own immigration laws, they have opened their own internal affairs to American scrutiny. The time has come to examine Mexico's own glass house.

manuela martinez
manuela martinez

Soy compositora y escribi una cancion que me gustaria fuera del conocimiento de todo nuestro pueblo latino porque es una protesta en contra de lo que esta ocurriendo en Arizona,no se de que manera hacerselas llegar pero aqui incuyo mi numero de telefono 602 586 0155 yo no busco intereses economicos de esta cancion solo quiero aportar algo y vale la pena escucharla.Gracias de antemano, su amiga Manuela Martinez.

Marilu Molinar
Marilu Molinar

I believe the president is just saying enught to keep people quit. But he is really not doing anything for the people. He has gotten what he wanted now he is not moving a finger.

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