Start three posts down to see this from the begining (part uno and dos) and make sure you check out the other blogger's links who were there with me.
Let's get right to the meat and potatos:
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The person on the right is me, the person on the left is Benjamin*. That thing in Benjamin's hand? A Matricula Consular Card, a sham ID that is accepted by the Oregon DMV so that illegal aliens can get drivers licenses.
Why does this matter? Because the drivers license is the number one form of ID we use and we are outsourcing it's integrity and security to Mexico. We can't verify the authenticity of the Matricula card, we simply take it at face value regardless how stingent or lax the standard is to get one of these cards.
Today these cards were passed out at El Centro Cultural.
Now I know what your thinking: Daniel, why are you harrassing those poor undocumented immigrants, they just come here to do jobs that American's won't do.
I know, it's with those jobs that they can afford cars like this:
So yes, I'm feeling really sorry for them at this point. So thankfully our state agencies were inside to help those families that contribute so much to our economy...
It's wonderful that families like this one who probably pay no income tax and maybe a few thousand in property taxes get schooling, health care, food, etc for their children. And yes, those are official "Oregon Worksource" bags they are carrying. Your tax dollars at work.
*Names not changed to protect the innoncent, they aren't innoncent, they are criminal aliens.