Keep Scott in America

You likely know of SAR Global Tool but you may not know the folks behind the company. Spencer Reiter started the company but recently he has had the help of Scott Chamberlain. Scott is the subject of this post. He is currently here in the United States on a visa and wants to pursue legally staying in this wonderful country of ours. It turns out that pursuing citizenship can be a convoluted process (surprise!) when you go it alone and it gets quite expensive when immigration lawyers are involved.

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Scott may be from Australia but he is more American than most politicians. This is man who wants to work and pay taxes. He makes things with his hands, has a killer beard, and served his country in the Australian Royal Navy. I guess what I am saying is, he’ll fit right in. These are his words:

To clarify my reasons for coming here and doing it the right way, legal, and why I’ve asked for assistance in doing so. Sadly my country doesn’t exist as it once did, it’s become a haven for crime where the lawless are permitted to flourish, free men and women are treated worse than the criminals.

It’s a police state where crime is controlled not extinguished as it once was, encouraged, where acts of crime by many different cultures are big business, big enough to be a money maker for police and government. Where the federal government favors illegal immigration over legal migration, favors illegals in general, worse of all over returned military vets many of whom are discarded once they have done what the govt sent them to do. The general disregard and favor Australia has for it’s hard working citizens over folks that don’t pay tax and all they do is continue to demand more benefits more handouts and refuse to work, it is a communists paradise.

I’ve been told to go home, but my home no longer remains, I am a stranger in my land of birth, one best way to describe it is try telling a Rhodesian to go home,,,, ain’t gonna happen. All I want to do is work hard pay tax, support my American brothers and sisters and my children back in Oz.

The hard long road to being here legally isn’t free or easy, support is essential, raising awareness not only for me but others that are following me, Americans and Aussies have always stood side by side shoulder to shoulder, another reason for me to be here, I’d rather go down fighting alongside my American brothers and sisters than to be robbed of the remaining threads of freedom that slip away in Australia, thank you for your time, hope all had a great Thanksgiving, God bless America, good night.

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Friends of Scott from all over the knife, gun, and gear industries have banded together to help offset the costs of his pursuit of citizenship. They have donated a total of about $15,ooo worth of prizes for an epic giveaway. The prizes include things like a decked out chest rig from HSGI, a private AK builder course with Jim Fuller of Rifle Dynamics, a private knife building course with Spencer of SAR Global Tool, a custom holster from GunfightersINC, custom knives from SAR Global Tool and Artificum Solis, a medical kit from CLEER Medical, and much more. In fact, giveaway donations are still rolling in.

Here is what you need to know:

  • $8000 has already been raised and that is a good start.
  • You can go to the Keep Scott in America Facebook page to be kept up to date on Scott’s progress and the efforts to keep him here.
  • Donations in any amount can be made (see the Facebook page above for details) but $50 is your buy in into the giveaway.
  • December 8th at 8AM is the final day to get in on the giveaway. The drawing will be held the following Saturday (December 11).

8 Responses to Keep Scott in America

  1. Spencer A Reiter December 4, 2014 at 07:14 #

    Matt,

    Thanks so much bud, always a pleasure.

  2. some_guy December 4, 2014 at 07:31 #

    I bought one of their Eclipse signal mirrors for my BOB and I really like it. They make a good product and I wish Scott the best.

  3. samuel contreras December 4, 2014 at 07:35 #

    Hey I know! All the commies can stay here in north America and all the Americans can go to Australia! Or vise versa…. the real Americans can decide and take their pick cause they’ll be willing to work and fight for it. Were as the commies will just bitch and moan but basic do as they’er told. God forbid they’d have to do some honest work. I know California for one is EXACTLY the way he described Australia. Or I know why doesn’t he just leave the country and come back illegally! Then he’ll get all the help in the nation! Sorry for being so facetious….. Its sickening…..

  4. Patrick December 4, 2014 at 08:00 #

    I don’t know if it is sad or funny (maybe both – ?) but the reasons he lists for wanting to stay in America are some of the same reasons some vets I know are looking into buying land in other countries. America may not be America in the near future. Or at least, not the America we remember.

    Either way, I’ll be donating. Best of luck!

  5. Jimmy December 4, 2014 at 13:25 #

    Hope he can get the paperwork in order.

    Illegal immigrants aside, when people talk about immigration reform, this is one of the best reasons for it.

  6. Lori L. Mills December 4, 2014 at 18:26 #

    The fastest easiest way is to marry an American Citizen. However there is the Permanent resident sponsorship policy which is fairly easy to obtain. The purpose of this policy is: It is the company‚Äôs intent to sponsor an employee for permanent resident alien status (also commonly known as a green card) only when such application is necessary to meet business need and the applicant meets the requirements established by United States immigration law. Shouldn’t be to hard to fill out the paperwork for this. A little bit of research and a well written letter.

    • Matt December 4, 2014 at 18:38 #

      I can’t speak to the permanent resident alien status but I have friend (a citizen) who went through the process of citizenship for his wife and while it is the still the fastest and easiest method, it was anything but fast and easy. I am not sure, but I think Scott’s intent is to become an American Citizen and that may be why permanent resident alien status has not been pursued.

  7. David Spicer December 5, 2014 at 11:23 #

    This is a shame that our government gives those who are trying to immigrate the right way hassle after hassle. I am the husband (for 28 years and counting) of an immigrant so no one can say I am anti immigration. But it appears our government just wants to extend the “free immigration status to those who do not want to assimilate into our culture and become citizens of the United States. The government just wants to offer all the benefits and freebies to those who give us the big finger and want to make parts of this country into northern mexico. My immigrant wife is a more true blooded patriotic American than most Americans I know.
    One of these days enough is going to be enough. Scott I am sorry and embarrassed by the actions of my government. (On so many levels.)

    David Spicer
    OATH KEEPER
    Fucking Pissed Off American

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