With the number of labor-intensive acres going up in California, their behavior does not seem to suggest that they see a labor shortage, even if that's what they tell reporters. Farmers always think there's not enough labor. It's a very unpredictable business. You can't control the weather. The one thing you can push for is a lax immigration program, or a guest-worker program.
More Quotes from Steven Camarota:The public agrees on certain things, and one of these is the distinction between legal and illegal immigration, ... in the end it's mostly within Washington's purview.
Anyone who says we've tried enforcing the law and failed is wrong.
It's the strongest, most comprehensive enforcement bill we have seen in a generation or more. It goes about 70 percent of the way to getting us to actually enforcing the law, if it were ever implemented.
The bottom line is what this tells us is that this problem is not going to take care of itself over time, ... Either we work to reduce the scale of Mexican migration to the United States by seriously enforcing our laws or we accept the fact that millions of people are going to relocate from Mxico to the United States.
No one disputes that less-educated natives have done very poorly in the last five years.
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The same thing happened today that happened yesterday, only to different people.
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The known propensity of a democracy is to licentiousness which the ambitious call, and the ignorant believe to be liberty.