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April 27, 2010

Oh My...Take A Look At Mexico's Immigration Laws

Sorry for the back to back post on the topic but this was too fun to pass up.

Back in '06 Human Events took a look at the immigration laws of Mexico and found some interesting things....

Mexico welcomes only foreigners who will be useful to Mexican society:

* Foreigners are admitted into Mexico "according to their possibilities of contributing to national progress." (Article 32)

* Immigration officials must "ensure" that "immigrants will be useful elements for the country and that they have the necessary funds for their sustenance" and for their dependents. (Article 34)

* Foreigners may be barred from the country if their presence upsets "the equilibrium of the national demographics," when foreigners are deemed detrimental to "economic or national interests," when they do not behave like good citizens in their own country, when they have broken Mexican laws, and when "they are not found to be physically or mentally healthy." (Article 37)

* The Secretary of Governance may "suspend or prohibit the admission of foreigners when he determines it to be in the national interest." (Article 38)

...

Foreigners with fake papers, or who enter the country under false pretenses, may be imprisoned:

* Foreigners with fake immigration papers may be fined or imprisoned. (Article 116)

* Foreigners who sign government documents "with a signature that is false or different from that which he normally uses" are subject to fine and imprisonment. (Article 116)

There's much, much more sweet hypocrisy at the link.

"Foreigners may be barred from the country if their presence upsets "the equilibrium of the national demographics,"? That sounds, what's the word I'm looking for? Ah yes, RACIST!

I know liberals will say that we aren't Mexico and shouldn't pattern ourselves after them. Well, i guess it's nice to know there are some cases in which they believe in American exceptionalism. Too bad it's only in cases that lead to bad policies like open borders.

More to the point, I really don't want to hear about racism or fairness or well, anything from the Mexican government about this. Of course as FUBAR points out in the comments, the Mexican government is advising Mexicans not to travel to or do business in Arizona.


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