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02-26-2008: "What do YOU think the important LOCAL issues are in your city?" Is the question I asked to the Gorena.org email list so that I can make a poll question here.
The Answers were mostly about Illegal Aliens but Here are few of the answers that I have received:
- People running red lights (Lewisville)
- Illegal aliens are over taxing our Schools, and community (Lewisville)
- Added to Illegal Alien issue: Lewisville is quickly becoming the ghetto of North Texas
- Property Taxes Too high (Flower Mound, Corinth, Frisco, 3 unknown cities)
- Lewisville is quickly becoming the ghetto of North Texas. (Lewisville)
- I would add: illegal aliens loitering on the strip mall located on the service road of I-35, before Fox Avenue. (Lewisville)
- Parking in some of the neighborhood streets makes passage difficult (Lewisville).
- Smoking in public places.

- The local economy

My Opinion:  As for the suggestions for the poll, I want to make an observation. About 75% were related to Illegal Aliens. I noticed all but one were from Lewisville. I admit that most on the list are from Lewisville but I know at least 25 people on the list are not. Do the people that replied from other Cities around Lewisville not see the problem? I think they do not live with the problem. I do not think Highland Village or Flower Mound see this Illegal Alien issue as a problem because they really do not live in those cities like they do in Lewisville. I think they work in those cities as day laborer type jobs but they probably live in Lewisville because we have more apartments and lower priced housing. Again, just my opinion.

That's the way I see it - John Gorena.


Here are some more remarks from readers:

  • I think in Farmers Branch our biggest problem is illegal aliens. They are taxing our school system, destroying our neighborhoods (from lack of pride) and their refusal to assimilate to our society. On the contrary, they want US to assimilate to their culture. The school system is forced to accommodate them by providing signage in Spanish, interpreters at meetings and so on.
  • A corrupt government, and Illegal Aliens who are bankrupting the taxpayer and rapidly destroying what was once excellence in education....


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