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Submitted by Al Ramey (United States), Apr 27, 2005 at 00:37

Previous administrations used much harsher provisions in the immigrations laws to defend the homeland from danger. One of the best tools is the removal of those proven to have been involved in activities designed against the security and peace of the U.S by taking away their right to be here, namely, those not born here. A person who recieves a visa, a Green-Card, a Citizenship Certificate, agrees by signing or by taking an oath to behave in a certain way. This includes not to lie on the paperwork. Most of these characters can be easily denied their right to remain here if they are found beyond any doubt to have crossed this line. By not pursuing the use of this tool more frequently the authorities signal to trouble makers how meek and frightened the government is in dealing with nasty situations. There should be one law for all. The same way Salvadorian Gangsters in L.A are removed so should Islamists proven to plan mischief.

Al Ramey

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