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March 05, 2006

A cardinal truth

In the Los Angeles Times on March, 3 2006 there is an editorial titled COMPLIMENTS TO CARDINAL by Roger M. Mahony, where he describes the Cardinal "who not only has been saying the right things about illegal immigrants but also has been reinforcing the right of religious leaders to speak out on the moral ramifications of political issues. The leader of the archdiocese that encompasses the nation's largest population of illegal immigrants spoke to a reality that cannot be denied, even among vigilante border guards: The current immigration situation cannot hold.

It is neither ethical nor sustainable for the U.S. to benefit from the willingness of an estimated 8 million people to work hard at uninviting jobs for low wages, yet deny them any formal status, down to the right to drive. At the same time, the federal government puts state and local taxpayers in the position of paying for schooling and healthcare while it virtually ignores the existence of those creating the strain on the services".

For more go to: http://www.latimes.com/

Posted by VisaLawyer at March 5, 2006 07:13 AM

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