Amnesty won't change costs of immigration

info@islandpacket.comSeptember 20, 2013 

Whatever the bleeding hearts may cry, the entire nation has been altered by America's hemorrhaging borders.

The problem lies partly in the opportunistic coalition that stymies immigration reform. Conservative corporations, contractors and agribusiness demand cheap labor, whatever the social consequences.

We are told that blanket amnesty and legal status will ensure assimilation and prosperity. But statistics reveal that after more than 20 years, Mexican immigrants who have obtained lawful papers, still have double the welfare rate of American citizens.

Jim Vosler

Hilton Head Island

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