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County to create host-family program for unaccompanied immigrants

Original post made on Aug 6, 2014

Up to 50 unaccompanied immigrant minors will be housed in Santa Clara County, the Board of Supervisors decided Tuesday, as it created a host-family program for children who have fled Central America and illegally crossed the U.S. border.

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Posted by Resident
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on Aug 6, 2014 at 10:06 am

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Posted by KP
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on Aug 6, 2014 at 11:31 am

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Posted by Hmmm
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on Aug 6, 2014 at 11:36 am

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Chances seem pretty low that this issue can be discussed rationally, factually and without bigotry. How sad.


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Posted by Jerry99
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on Aug 6, 2014 at 2:40 pm

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Posted by catl8y
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on Aug 6, 2014 at 4:05 pm

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Honest oppinion; Those that have come legally should have first priority! Nuff said!


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Posted by SCB94303
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on Aug 6, 2014 at 5:24 pm

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[Portion removed.] The kids should be with their own parents, not away from them looking to stay with strangers. Not a good situation at all. They should all be sent back as far as I care.


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Posted by Jerry99
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on Aug 6, 2014 at 7:50 pm

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Posted by iSez
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on Aug 6, 2014 at 7:53 pm

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Posted by Eric Schmist
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on Aug 7, 2014 at 9:48 pm

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Posted by Eric Schmist
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on Aug 7, 2014 at 10:39 pm

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The Administration does not care about these kids. They care about the onslaught of "voting and voicing" aged parents, assorted relatives.

The Administration would generously put these kids UP FOR ADOPTION, if there wasn't a bigger roll-out surprise coming down the pike.

Any legal US "relatives" who anticipated their arrival, or want these kids should be able to claim them and have first chance to adopt them and sponsor them for the next 15+ years until they become of age without government welfare assistance. If they truly were coming here to reunite with their relatives, their relatives would have bought them airfare or traveled to meet them at the border or where ever.

As "Federal Government Guests" they are a DANGEROUS LOT. Any ill treatment or abuse, or molestation or any "claims" made by these children, or their claimed-to-be-parents or relatives (when they ultimately arrive, and they will!) will be in FEDERAL COURTS, as they are Federal Guests. Any issues will be Felonies, vs. localized issues... A BIG DEAL.

This calculated chess game is not a winning game for Americans.

If the government cared about these kids, they would simply find them permanent parents But they are looking for hosts instead. Which means all will ultimately be reconciled with some other illegal aliens claiming to be their parents.

Then who will sponsor the parents? Our tax dollars? We accept the child, the child is a citzen, therefore the parents and related relatives are also citizens, just like coming over the border to birth your kid in an Ameprican hospital so you can stay in the states and become a welfare recipient for your American citizen child who was just born here.

How many hospitals have gone bankrupt in San Diego, over the decades.. Plenty.
Just like the County of Santa Clara will have it's own little monthly commitment of $5K /per Federal child guest and parents for the next 15+ years.
Those costs are sure to kill some pension plans for county retiring employees..

You agree, now you get to foot the bill.

Let charity start in the Obama Household, every senators' household, every member of congress' household and every house representative's household first.



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Posted by Eric Schmist
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on Aug 7, 2014 at 11:22 pm

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