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Ryda Wong, EBfCo.
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The latest missive from g-ma and pa-pa.

Thoughts? Veracity? Chow if Needed.

PRESIDENTS HOOVER & EISENHOWER DEPORTED MILLIONS OF ILLEGALS
>> SO AMERICANS HAD WORK!
>>
>>
>>Here is something to pass around. I did not know
>>of this until it was pointed out to me.
>>

>>Back during the great depression, President Herbert
>>Hoover ordered the deportation of all illegal aliens in order to make
>>the jobs available to American citizens that desperately needed work.

>>
>>And then again in 1954, President Dwight Eisenhower
>>deported 1.3 million Mexican nationals (called operation "Wetback") in
>>order that returning American WWII and Korean veterans had a better chance
>>at jobs. It took 2 years, but they deported them.

>>
>>If they could deport the illegals back then, they
>>can sure do it today!!
>>
>>
>>If you have doubts about the veracity of this
>>information, just type
>>Operation Wetback into your favorite search engine
>>and confirm it for yourself.
>>
>>
>>Reminder don't forget to pay your taxes.....12
>>million illegal aliens are depending on you!

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musicgeek
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Well, there's this:

Operation Wetback

and this:

Another source

and, of course, good ol' Wikipedia.

Although it did take place, it apparently wasn't the cut-and-dried patriotic gesture implied in the OP, and was met with quite a bit of negative reaction at the time.

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Pseudo_Croat
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And I'm still wondering why all the outrage over illegals. [Roll Eyes]

- Pseudo (maybe we should just leave them well enough alone) Croat

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Steve
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quote:

>>Back during the great depression, President Herbert
>>Hoover ordered the deportation of all illegal aliens in order to make
>>the jobs available to American citizens that desperately needed work.[/QB]

So how did that work out?
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TB Tabby
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I notice that none of the sources say that Opertain Wetback was intended as anything other than an attempt to get rid of the Mexican immigrants.

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Jason Threadslayer
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quote:
Originally posted by Ryda Wong:

>>Back during the great depression, President Herbert
>>Hoover ordered the deportation of all illegal aliens in order to make
>>the jobs available to American citizens that desperately needed work.

1930s Mexican Deportation

Immigrants: The Last Time America Sent Her Own Packing

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