Editorial comments: Illegal immigration

Editorial comments: Illegal immigration

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The following comments were generated from an editorial by FOX6 WBRC-TV General Manager Lou Kirchen, which first aired on Tuesday, April 20, 2010.

Caroline from Snead
I'm almost afraid that it may be too late to fix this problem…I don't know how many of them are legal and how many are illegal. But, you think there's a problem in Birmingham, you ought to go out to some of the rural counties it's even worse. Most of them that I do know are very hard workers. They get in there and they make a living. But, there are so many that don't. And the funding all for this like you said where is it coming from, is it too late to fix it? I guess if the right person started working on it hard enough and long enough it could be fixed but someone better start quick before it truly for sure is too late.

Brian wrote
True enough this country was built by immigrants but this was during a time when this country's populace wasn't so numerous. But allowing "illegal" immigrants to reside in our Nations borders should be considered harboring a fugitive or at the very least cause for terminating every government official involved…We need to stop being victims in our own country. In a time when millions of Americans are unemployed it is treason against your fellow countrymen to hire a foreign national...And these so called anchor babies even though they are born here they are still the offspring of an illegal action therefore they are illegal...

Willie from Tarrant
...if the parents of the children are born here, but the parents need to get a job and pay taxes like everybody else…

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