I have seen and heard a lot of people lately saying that we need illegal immigrants to do jobs that Americans will not do. So i am curious what exactly will an American citizen not do to feed their children?
Lay sod, that you get paid by the pallet for, 3.00 per pallet. Pick up garbage and landscape on the side of the US Tollways and Freeways, you get paid by the "area" such as 1/4 acre for weed eating, and per bag for trash removal.
Cleaning stables in the many racing paddocks and horse farms, etc.
There are more these are just the ones I am familiar with. However, some people refuse to work in a convenient store, fast food, and gas station too.
Is this what you will not do or is it what you read on some politicians list somewhere?
I worked on the side of the road as an electrician. For a year I was in charge of restoration. I worked with people who could speak no English and were doing these jobs.
The reality is the sod company might get $90.00 or $100.00 for a pallet of sod. The truck driver gets paid and the layers get paid the cutters get paid and the growers get paid. If the sod dies because it was improperly laid these guys have to pick it up for free and lay the new sod for free.
I use to do that, the company let me go and hired Illegals.
so far I have been unwilling to murder Illegals to be able to have a job...that may change at some point...
If you want to lay sod I can get you a job in Florida at $3.00 per/ pallet.
South Florida Go out on SR 7 and drive south towards Boynton beach there are lots of farms. I don't know if all the workers are illegal, I didn't have the moxy to ask for green cards since my boss wouldn't pay me 18.00 to lay the sod but 18.00 to watch them do it was okay.
Actually I belittle myself there. I was in damage control because they will sod the road if you don't stop them.
If you lay 10 pallets an hour you will be making 30 bucks an hour, cool!
lol Yeah I guess i would draw the line there myself.
Alright I have school in the morning Ohma and Mikel. The thing is you don't see them because you don't want their job.
I know one guy came to America thirty years ago and now is a citizen. he worked for $2.00 an hour and now makes $9.00 after 30 years with the same company. He drives a lift, and a pick-up. He is a foreman. Unemployment is $300.00 per week, but if you take the $8.00 an hour job you need two or three, because you have to buy fuel and pay child care that you don't have on unemployment.
2 is better than what I have been paid for over 2 years now...which is 0...
I've used up unemployment, and the next step is what welfare? because the Illegals have all the jobs???? WTF?????
There is a lot of money to be made in phone surveys and collecting for charities. I am going to apply at two places this week, one full time and one part time. They pay 9.00 an hour and some pay that plus commission.
I'm not a people person, I am strong and work hard. I'm too smart to put up with idiots all day. I don't have the patience for that kind of thing.
So you really didn't have jobs just dying to be filled then...
Same problem here....that's why I'm building my own businesses.... let the illegals work low pay while I build up to high pay!
The fact is Faybe that I work at an eight dollar an hour job. I have shovelled horse crap and worked in a poultry processing plant. I have also worked in fast food, c-stores and worked with plenty of Americans while doing it.
So I do not understand when people say that we Americans will not do these things.
Do you have a husband? Sorry Ohma I know you do.
I am a single mom, I have worked two and three jobs from 1982 to 2005. Then I worked construction. Before construction it cost me 14 hour days away from my kids to make ends meet.
My husbands wouldn't take a job not worth their time.
Hi Ohma, I'm an unemployed loan officer, I shovel horse manure in return for a really nice apartment on the property. I don't mind horse manure - trust me on that one. Chicken processing - no way - I would find something else. besides, with the internet there are lots of freelance opps and telecommuting jobs. Just make sure you check on forums to see if they are legit.
a whole lot - you'd be surprised, because there are safety nets. They would not spray poisonous insect sprays all over corn fields, they would not stand in the heat and harvest or prune off high up in trees. The illegals do mostly all of the manual heavy labor. Most Americans would get a heart attack in the first few hours. Especially since so many of us are (how should I say...) rather pudgy?
The rather pudgy I concur with but as I said in an earlier post I think it is a very misguided assumption to assume that All Americans will not do these jobs.
Whatever, I know I work harder than any Illegal I have ever worked with and I know tons of U.S. Citizens that work as hard as I do. We just can't do it for 2 dollars an hour.
They need to finish that sentence. "We need illegal immigrants to do jobs that Americans won't do for $5/hour."
I would be willing to do just about anything to make sure that my kids were taken care of. As long as they were safe and no one would end up hurt-anything goes.
Personally speaking, I don't think there is anything I would not do to feed my children. Short of murdering an innocent person, I'd probably do anything.
I am unemployed. I almost have a degree is psychology. I have put my application into anywhere that is hiring...NOTHING! I am either too qualified or not qualified enough...I would do just about anything...
Alright sorry for the rant I am unemployed and am forced to either wait it out with the union or quit school after getting all the way to 5th year with a 94 average. If I find a job and they won't give me my twice a month school day off I am screwed out of a career. as well as my benefits and health and welfare fund and my retirement.
Good night... "Hey Faybe, Way to clear a forum. Try Sodomite Baby Killer forum next time"
I do the books for a guy who has a construction company, all of his employees are white or are legal residents of the US. He competes daily with businesses where the owner is an illegal or has hired predominately illegals to work for them.
He is making a lot of money because he is around to do the warranty work! Most of these fly by night companies run by illegals will do substandard jobs and never answer the phone to come back to repair their shoddy work.
That's the reality of illegal immigrant workers.
Mike Have a look at this http://www.bigrigjobs.com/Truck_Driver_ … ol/MD.html
Hey Mike, not sure what kind of work you do but if you can do tradework then you might want to get the HotSheet from http://industrialtradesman.com/ The HotSheet is a list of upcoming construction jobs including Shutdowns, New Construction, Supervision, and even International. I worked shutdowns over the summers when I was in college (after the Army) and the money was great. Once you get on with a firm they will normally take you on the next job. Shutdowns usually last a week to a month and are normally 7/10's or 7/12's + per diem. The HotSheet lets you schedule your work so you're never out of work for very long. There's a lot of travel involved but getting paid $1200 - $1800 a week was well worth it.
Unemployed Hubber here ..oh you weren't calling us? darn oh well I'm here still
Not sure what you do Crazd but here is a lnk you might find helpful http://nationaljobs.washingtonpost.com/ … heim%2C+CA
Hmmm...will have to check it out. thanks Ohma...but kind of have a feeling they don't have anythings about Preschool Teaching
History in growing nations generally always parallels earlier times in some respect. Didn't the great plains tribes of Native Americans suffer a similar problem with what they deemed to be illegal immigration??
Yes they did should Americans react the way the Native Americans did.
Well of course that would require a Demoncratic approach as opposed to an Autocratic reaction wouldn't it?
I don't think the American public would agree to giving up everything (including jobs) to the illegals for the sole benefit of a barren patch of reservation land would they?
Here is another to have a look at. http://md-construction-jobs.jobcircle.c … -jobs.html
When I was unemployed I started small businesses, lawn service, hauling peoples junk away and selling the scrap metal, etc.
Just an Idea.
What I would absolutely positively refuse to do - even in order to feed my hungry starving children:
Provide shelter for a sex offender
Co-habitate with a criminal
Any form of hate crime
Does it count if we don't have children? I have a part time job, only work a couple days as well as other sources of income but I know I could make more working at something I don't want to do.
I think when you toss a family into the mix it's a different story. I know I would take a job doing something I really do not enjoy doing just to get the extra dough for my family because I would be able to provide more and better things to them.
I think the hardest part is desperation. Right now my son is unemloyed and I feel his depression and low self-esteem. He does not even wants to call me or come to visit me and I cannot help in any way. It hurts.
My daughter works for a residential group home for mentally handicapped adults - there are lots of companies out there. You need to be willing to change adult diapers & feed adults with disabilities. Turn around is high because a lot of people can't handle it.
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