"Critics argue that giving amnesty to 12 to 30 million illegal aliens in the U.S. would have an immediate negative impact on America’s working and middle class — specifically black Americans and the white working class — who would be in direct competition for blue-collar jobs with the largely low-skilled illegal alien population." JOHN BINDER
The birthrate among
illegals is more than double that of legal US residents.The Pew Hispanic Center calculates that within
seven years, the children of immigrants, legal and illegal, will account for
one in nine school-age children in the US.
SEN. RICK SANTORUM:
“Part of the problem, Santorum said, has been the arrival of millions of
unskilled immigrants — legal and illegal — in the United States.
"American workers deserve a shot at [good] jobs," Santorum said.
"Over the last 20 years, we have brought into this country, legally and
illegally, 35 MILLION mostly unskilled
workers. And the result, over that same period of time, workers' wages and
family incomes have flatlined." SEN. RICK SANTORUM