We Don't Have Enough Private Jobs Now
Reader comment on: Lowry and Kristol on Immigration
Submitted by Allen Roth (Israel), Jul 9, 2013 17:32
It is fiction to believe that millions of immigrants will fix our funding needs. With the expansion of programs like food stamps and universal health care coupled with the chronic inability of our economy to produce full-time employment the prospect is that new immigrants will be an economic burden and not a boon. Previous waves of immigrants did not have the subsidy net to fall into so they learned English became part of a society. Current immigrants are encouraged to maintain their separateness which retards their integration into society. Providing a path to citizenship to illegals will promote more illegals.
We should follow the path of Israel by making it more difficult to sneak into the country and to deport illegals who make it through. Israel's security measures have reduced illegal immigration by over 90%. For the record, Israel is prospering economically without mass immigration.
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The Future of Capitalism replies:
"Israel is prospering economically without mass immigration"?
What about Aliya aleph, bet, and gimel, and the huge influx of Russians and ethiopians?
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