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#293413 - 08/16/08 02:03 AM BDF & IMMIGRATION AT WORK
ScubaLdy Offline
For the last couple of days Immigration has been sweeping the north construction sites and rounding up the workers who are here illegally. Iím not sure just what they are doing with them but this is good news.
This afternoon there was a check point at the bridge and they were checking the people who were crossing.
Iím hopeful that this is something the local politicians and police can agree on.


Edited by ScubaLdy (08/16/08 02:04 AM)
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#293417 - 08/16/08 02:34 AM Re: BDF & IMMIGRATION AT WORK [Re: ScubaLdy]
SimonB Offline
There was a checkpoint at Mosquito Coast as well.

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#293431 - 08/16/08 06:11 AM Re: BDF & IMMIGRATION AT WORK [Re: SimonB]
Pedro1 Offline
IMO -they should also do a sweep of the schools=we have way too many illegals on this island and we should only educate the legal children on this island

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#293432 - 08/16/08 06:37 AM Re: BDF & IMMIGRATION AT WORK [Re: Pedro1]
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#293435 - 08/16/08 07:51 AM Re: BDF & IMMIGRATION AT WORK [Re: BrusselSprout]
Leah-Ann Offline
Brussel, I do believe Pedro's comment is what is commonly refered to as sarcasm. wink

Harriette, if all the illegal construction workers are rounded up, who is going to do the work? and at what price?
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#293436 - 08/16/08 11:25 AM Re: BDF & IMMIGRATION AT WORK [Re: Leah-Ann]
Inplub Offline
If all the illegal people were paying for work permits, they would not be illegal and then we would have all the money needed to educate all the children. Problem solved.

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#293441 - 08/16/08 02:00 PM Re: BDF & IMMIGRATION AT WORK [Re: Inplub]
iluvbelize Offline
Amazing insight here. Who would have known it is okay to break the immigration laws of the country of Belize, so long as one is willing to work for sub-standard wages in the field of construction, and live in an equally sub-standard 'house'. Do we really need those pesky visas?

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#293442 - 08/16/08 02:24 PM Re: BDF & IMMIGRATION AT WORK [Re: Leah-Ann]
elbert Offline
Leah-Ann 'Someone has to pick the strawberries' wink
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#293444 - 08/16/08 02:33 PM Re: BDF & IMMIGRATION AT WORK [Re: elbert]
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So, Melquiades had two friends? wink
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#293449 - 08/16/08 02:57 PM Re: BDF & IMMIGRATION AT WORK [Re: Leah-Ann]
kwalkpt Offline
They also have picked up illegal expats that own businesses.

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