January 26, 2015 8:30 am -


DAVOS, Switzerland — The crackdown on illegal immigration combined with intensified border security has prompted large numbers of undocumented Mexican laborers to remain in the U.S. permanently — even as many prefer to go home — out of fear they will never be able to return, former Mexican President Felipe Calderon told International Business Times. In…

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D.B. Hirsch
D.B. Hirsch is a political activist, news junkie, and retired ad copy writer and spin doctor. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.

3 responses to Ex-Mexico President: Undocumented Immigrants ‘Trapped’ In U.S.

  1. Wayout January 26th, 2015 at 9:53 am

    This is what happens when a country does not control it’s border effectively at the outset, now the illegal entrant is the victim. No, they can slither back to Mexico anytime they want – we will not hold them here against their will.

    Hey Calderon, you did nothing to make your country better and Mexico is still the cesspool it has been for hundreds of years. You ought to be ashamed!

    • fancypants January 27th, 2015 at 6:16 am

      I was never able to figure out why this country [ mexico ] fails to provide decent paying jobs for all the industry we sent to mexico. I understand legal and human rights may be an issue for a few but most of what I hear is jobs… jobs…. jobs
      im sure its a question that a lot over here want to know more about

  2. Candide Thirtythree January 27th, 2015 at 8:57 am

    So they don’t want to be Americans? They don’t want to live here? Is that why they stay for 17 years without ever learning to speak English? Because they never intended on staying? So why is American doing so much to accommodate them? Printing everything in Spanish for them, changing the way schools teach just for them, requiring state workers to speak Spanish?

    I don’t get it, republicans say that they all just want to pile up on welfare and become US citizens and the Mexican president says that they just want to work here then go home…so which is it?