“Immigrant” – a term that has be hijacked. “Immigrants” are legitimate people. Aliens are unlawful individuals who have STOLEN a legitimate “immigrants” reputation.

Illegal Aliens should not be here, first of all.

They should not be allowed ANYWHERE near the election process.

How dare these people NOT report them?

These people should be penalized for obstruction of justice and HARBORING fugitives.

In Wash., illegal immigrants canvassing for votes

Oct 22 11:26 PM US/Eastern
By MANUEL VALDES

SEATTLE (AP) – When Maria Gianni is knocking on voters’ doors, she’s not bashful about telling people she is in the country illegally. She knows it’s a risk to advertise to strangers that she’s here illegally—but one worth taking in what she sees as a crucial election.

<She should be deported!>

The 42-year-old is one of dozens of volunteers—many of them illegal immigrants—canvassing neighborhoods in the Seattle area trying to get naturalized citizens to cast a ballot for candidates like Democratic Sen. Patty Murray, who is in a neck-to-neck race with Republican Dino Rossi.

Pramila Jayapal, head of OneAmerica Votes, says the campaign is about empowering immigrants who may not feel like they can contribute to a campaign because they can’t vote.

<Immigrants is a term used for legal purposes.  These are not IMMIGRANTS.  I am an immigrant.  They are NOT.  They are not legal.  They didn’t wait their turn.  They push ahead of ANYONE and EVERYONE else.  What makes THEM believe that THEY are ANY more Special than anyone else?>

“Immigrants really do matter,” Jayapal said. “If we can’t vote ourselves, we’re gonna knock on doors, or get family members to vote.”

So far the illegal immigrants going door-to-door aren’t meeting opposition.  Craig Keller, an organizer for Respect WA, a group pushing for stricterimmigration law in the Washington, said he doesn’t mind illegal immigrants volunteering for vote drives, he just wants to make sure mistakes on the voter rolls don’t allow them to vote.

<HE should mind.  Every LEGAL immigrant should mind.  The unlawful conduct by these individuals is reprehensible.  They are at BEST committing GRAND LARCENY.  They have done even worse for the reputations of LEGAL Immigrants.  Especially, the Hispanic legal immigrant.  Because people see a person and they say, “are you a citizen?” and the person says, “no, I’m an immigrant.”  So, many times the person is embarrassed and has to quickly add, I’m a legal immigrant.  This is a TERM STOLEN by the illegitimate ALIEN.  The IMMIGRANTS reputation has been soiled by these vagabonds.>

“Anybody can go out and wave a sign, but when it comes to who’s making the choices, there’s no question they need to be citizens,” Keller said.

In close elections across the country, the immigrant and minority vote is considered key for candidates, especially Democrats.

Earlier this week in Nevada, a television ad urging Latinos not to vote sparked outcry from Democrats, who called it a dirty trick meant to keep Hispanics home and boost Republican candidates. Univision and Telemundo—the nation’s two largest Spanish-language networks—canceled the ad, which the Republican group Latinos for Reform had planned to eventually run in Nevada, Florida,California, Texas and Colorado through the Nov. 2 election.

Seattle is home to a wide array of immigrant communities, from Latinos to east Africans and Asians.

<Haiti has a Cholera epidemic going on.  How soon will we being seeing the cases here?  Illegals carrying it in?  yes.  They don’t screen illegals for shots or health.  Health crisis in Haiti: Cholera epidemic kills 194, sickens thousands: http://www.miamiherald.com/2010/10/23/1887953/more-haitians-sickened-by-cholera.html?asset_id=1887001&asset_type=gallery#ixzz13DAzd2R8

Could the epidemic have been started Zimbabwe and exacerbated by Haiti’s poor conditions due to the earth quakes? Zimbabwe cholera crisis escalates>

 

n this photograph taken Sunday, Oct. 16, 2010, Maria Gianni poses for a portrait at a phone bank in Seattle being used by OneAmerica Votes, an organization that has launched a vote drive targeting naturalized citizen voters. Gianni, an illegal immigrant, volunteers with the organization as it tries to steer immigrant voters toward Democratic candidates. (AP Photo/Manuel Valdes)

n this photograph taken Sunday, Oct. 16, 2010, Maria Gianni poses for a portrait at a phone bank in Seattle being used by OneAmerica Votes, an organization that has launched a vote drive targeting naturalized citizen voters. Gianni, an illegal immigrant, volunteers with the organization as it tries to steer immigrant voters toward Democratic candidates. (AP Photo/Manuel Valdes)

 

 

Congress declined this year to consider overhauling the country’s immigration law, much to the chagrin of immigrant advocates who had expected Democrats to do so by now.

Still, OneAmerica Votes launched one of the largest get-out-the-vote campaigns in the state on behalf of Democratic candidates. The organization is an offshoot of OneAmerica, one of the state’s largest and the most influential immigrant-rights advocacy group.

Charlie McAteer, OneAmerica Votes’ spokesman, says the organization would back candidates from any party. He says they’re looking for candidates who demonstrate commitment to immigrant communities or issues.

Through home visits, phone banks and mailings the organization is aiming to reach about 40,000 registered voters in the Seattle area in an attempt to help Democrats gain ground in key races. Volunteers include other types of people who can’t vote, such as legal permanent residents.

About 150 volunteers rolled out in nine cities across Washington this past week, knocking on 3,000 doors.

In Bellevue, a city of nearly 123,000 east of Seattle, Gianni knocked on 25 doors and spoke to 15 people, she said.

One man, a naturalized citizen from the Philippines, said he knew what she was going through after she shared she was in the country illegally.

“There’s always a risk,” Gianni said in Spanish about her legal status. “But if there’s a change, I would feel like I contributed, even in a small part, to a change we all need.”

Gianni arrived in the United States on a visa 13 years ago looking for work and stayed. For a while her only son lived here, but has since moved back toMexico.

“In order for there to be a change to our broken immigration system,” she said, “I believe one has to fight.”
Copyright 2010 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

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3 Responses to “Immigrant” – a term that has be hijacked. “Immigrants” are legitimate people. Aliens are unlawful individuals who have STOLEN a legitimate “immigrants” reputation.

  1. angel5starr says:

    This is outrageous!!Where did the “law” go? Oh yeah, they are the ones that don’t want to offend anyone,EXCEPT AMERICAN CITIZENS,who they are supposed to protect!! With illegals running around getting their votes in, what’s the point of using the voting at all. Everything seems to be lawless,all of them are protected by the law!! This whole mess is just rediculous!! I would laugh if it wasn’t so SERIOUS!!

  2. txlady706 says:

    angel5starr:
    See, I think you have hit upon it. Now, your getting the gist of what THEY have been wanting. The liberals say it outright. They don’t WANT ANY borders. NONE. They want you to give up and NOT vote. That’s the point. Since you have a REPRESENTATIVE Republic, your district (geography) dictates What is upon. Every CENSUS (they count illegals in that – even though it’s unconstitutional) the lines of the districts are redrawn. They do this to have a more balanced representation between Republicans and Democrats. The districts then get a representative and THEY vote for YOU on issues. These representatives are VOTED in to office. If illegals VOTE, then your vote is worth less. See this article if you really want to get your dander up: https://txlady706.wordpress.com/2010/06/16/new-york-voter-fraud-whites-and-blacks-are-now-16th-of-a-person-on-the-instructions-of-a-federal-judge-and-the-u-s-department-of-justice-as-part-of-a-new-election-system-crafted-to-help-boost/

  3. Usa American says:

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