Tuesday, February 12, 2008

Immigration Myth Debunked

For those that have been skeptical about the efficacy of enforcing employment laws, in the matter of hiring illegal immigrants, you might want to read this story.

Illegal immigrants are coming into Texas, but not from where one might think. The rush is coming from Arizona, Oklahoma and other states -- places that have recently passed tough new anti-illegal immigrant laws.

The two toughest measures are in Arizona and Oklahoma.


If the law was being enforced at the federal level, in every state, this would be another case of "long story short/problem solved".

4 comments:

Greg said...

Not sure where, but I recently saw a news story on a Mexican family that moved to Canada b/c the welfare benefits were better and easier to obtain there. The intendede message of the news story was how hard it is for illegal immigrants to find and pay for housing in the US, but that's not the message I took from it. I hope they run more of those stories. :)

LASunsett said...

Greg,

//I recently saw a news story on a Mexican family that moved to Canada b/c the welfare benefits were better and easier to obtain there.//

Maybe they didn't read this story.

b80vin said...

Hardly a debunking. First, it's a local FOX affiliate: not one of your reliable census/population polling experts. Secondly, the entire piece is anecdotal. The story may make you interested in more information, but hardly convinces.

LASunsett said...

b80vin,

//Hardly a debunking.//

What more could you possibly need to be convinced? A study group sitting around a conference table talking about the theoretical imbalance of the universe, as it applies to illegal immigration?