Drive down any street named after a state in St. Louis - those arenít immigrants that get your fight or flight response going.
If itís your intention to spend money in STL be prepared to be accosted by panhandlers, keep your head on a swivel for parent-less children that will shoot you for a phone and look forward to wondering if your call will be where you parked it when you get back.
Iím willing to bet that hood denizens (and their west granite-style counterparts from shore to shore) wreak more havoc than olí Juan and Manuel do.
Come to think of it, I canít remember a time when I walked down the street or had a beer in a bar and said to myself ďlook at those obvious illegal immigrants over there...Ē
That said, Iím all for people entering legally.
Iím all for kicking unqualified people off the public dole.
If youíre between 18-70 and able-bodied with no dependents, you should get absolutely nothing you havenít earned.
If you have more dependents than you can pay for, shame on you.