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Researchers find link between Latino employment and black urban violence

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Guest Comment
Tue, Apr 13, 2010, 7:58 pm CDT
Shihadeh says: "We do not advocate restricting the flow of Latino migrants in either direction."

So he thinks the laws should be changed then? So anyone can come to the US and just a take a job? Is everyone in the world qualified in that case or only those from Latin America? Where would the line be drawn?

Guest Comment
Tue, Apr 13, 2010, 11:09 pm CDT
"border security was intensified. Tall fences were built, cameras installed and the border was patrolled relentlessly by well-armed guards."

Are you kidding me? There is no one there, anyone can just walk right in. They can fly in and overstay visas. They can come and go as they please, but they stay here because Mexico stinks. But the more Mexicans that come here, the more it will look like Mexico. Then where will they go?

Guest Comment
Thu, Apr 15, 2010, 11:39 pm CDT
Immigrants, Immigrants! People forget that immigrants have children and family. The are not just tidy units of labor. In fact, many of their children will follow many of the worst habits of American blacks - welfare use, teen pregnancy, violence and crime, gang activity, poor school performance. Junk food diet and lots of TV. They will speak the same slang, copy the same styles of dress, enjoy gangster rap music maybe with an hispanic influence. They may grown up with no primary language: neither English nor Spanish, just a poor version of both.

Guest Comment
Sun, Apr 25, 2010, 12:26 am CDT
I do not agree for one second that immigrants from Central America ever intended to go home after they earned some cash. If they replaced blacks in some low job market, it would have happened anyway and immigration policy had nothing to do with it!
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