Americans is it true there are 20 million illegals living amongst you?
That number is staggering. How can anyone remain undetected in your high technology world? Would one not need some sort of identification to apply for a job or service?
Asked By: Freddy F - 7/17/2008
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No one knows for sure! But it's estimated there are between 12 and 20 million... More
Answered By: Julie S - 7/17/2008
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yeah. thats mostly true
Answered By: dudeville - 7/17/2008
oh theres MORE than that, dude. it makes me sick.
Answered By: tekniamou - 7/17/2008
Not to work for individuals.
Answered By: ☆Greek Grrl☆ - 7/17/2008
unfortunately freddy, it is true, because of politicians giving them amnesty, we have nohing we can do
Answered By: bob67cam - 7/17/2008
yes it is true, as for how the is managed or 'pulled off' there is uncertainty with our system those that are supposed to check aren't sure they know how to and don't want to be responsible for be wrong.
Answered By: cannotundo - 7/17/2008
well ppl work for cash.they work for 5 bucks or less and cheap businesses employ them..thats what happens here
Answered By: yasir - 7/17/2008
We aren't so high tech.
Answered By: No I Dont Like You - 7/17/2008
A lot of business owners benefit by hiring undocument workers because they can pay them less. And because they really do the jobs that most natives won't do, they continue to work in large numbers Thus, employers don't always check for that sort of thing
Answered By: vatoloco666 - 7/17/2008
That's the estimate. There are several "sanctuary" cities that refuse to report them if they are arrested for something. They also get fake id's that look real good.
Answered By: cmdrbnd007 - 7/17/2008
That's one estimate. There are an estimated 300 million people in the US, so it's less than 10... More
Answered By: DaisyCake - 7/17/2008
More than 20 million, the media is just trying to make look better than it really is. I live in California, they are all over the place and like 1/4 of the population speaks no English.
Answered By: flyingpigchicken - 7/17/2008
case in point:this has and always will be a case of political correctness gone rampant.god forbid we offend any ethnic background for flowing over the boarders when we cant take care of our own people. and how come nobody ever calls the country's these people come from out on the carpet. they have no responsibility?
Answered By: belairjr - 7/17/2008
Yep it is true. Just come to California and you will see them in action. They get away with it because they use false social security numbers to get jobs for one thing. They sneak across the boarders during the night, usually on foot or they pay someone to drive them across while they hide in the back of the vehicle... More
Answered By: Time travler - 7/17/2008
Of course there are 20 million..probably more even.. they are the people picking the vegetables you buy from the grocery store and cleaning your hotel rooms. The government doesn't demand that employers verify citizenship for a job, and there is reasoning behind it.. the illegal situation has gotten too out of control... More
Answered By: Bonita - 7/17/2008
Yes it's true and if the Gov wanted to find them they could and would . With more then 80% of American Citisen's wanting the borders closed and no Amnesty , why isn't Congress or some one doing something about this problem . Aren't we yelling loud enought to the right people ????
Answered By: Ginger - 7/17/2008
20 millions is a very conservative estimation... More
Answered By: Manda M - 7/17/2008
Because the d**n Liberals in this country help them... More
Answered By: Dawgz - 7/17/2008
When the conspiracy is to create a One World Government, the purpose is to bring down a country. Why do you think our border agents get imprisoned for doing their jobs? Why do you think Israel and China can build walls and we won't (not can't)? Why do you think Obama wants us all to speak another language? Why do... More
Answered By: Arwen - 7/17/2008
The problem is, we have so many i****************s from all nationalities, that you simply cannot get them all... More
Answered By: stormwarnfm - 7/17/2008
Yes and it's OUT OF CONTROL!!!!!!!!
Answered By: deannakitty1970 - 7/17/2008
36,603,498 is the current estimated number as of today. It's sad really... More
Answered By: mwdesigncreate - 7/18/2008
Do you know how big the U.S. is? Plus I think that number is a little less than 20 million. It's in the low to middle teens. Still big though... More
Answered By: AZ - 7/18/2008
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