There are many costs from ILLEGAL immigration.
Some are obvious some not so.
The obvious include benefits, medical costs, school costs, policing costs, immigration courts, courts, incarceration, etc. etc. etc. Now there are social costs that are not mentioned very often that I will make a case for that should be included.
First, remember when you were young… What was your first job or what kind of jobs were available to high schoolers upon graduation or even while in school during the summer. Just a little tidbit about me, I am a caucasion male. I worked in an orchard part time helping harvest walnuts. My sister worked as a maid in a hotel. Many of our friends worked the same jobs, or construction, or other manual labor jobs. How many of you worked bussing tables in a restaurant as a first job? From my reading, many of these jobs are non-existent today because they are occupied by ILLEGAL immigrants. They would mostly lead to higher level jobs in that industry. My sister ended up as an accountant in the hotel industry and well you know my background.
The entry level jobs I have mentioned are only the tip of the iceberg. There are so many other jobs that are not available. As proof, the unemployment rate for 18-19 year olds is 13%. The unemployment rate for 20-24 year olds is 7.5% . The total unemployment rate is around 4.3% for our country. Why can’t we employ our kids first?
Coming out of college, there are many graduates who can’t find work in technology fields. Why is that? H-1B Visas which allow employers to hire foreigners at a lower wage and compete with American graduates. H-2B allows employers to hire foreigners for almost any job that our high school graduates could do. These two visa’s directly cause unemployment of our high school and college graduates and dropouts. We need to eliminate the use of these government programs and hire Americans first.
How do we fix the problem? First see my article on self deportation by illegals. And second, end the visa programs.
What do you think?
Now, let me introduce myself. I am conservative, Eagle Scout, Graduate of the School of Hard Knocks (actually a Major University) with a degree in Economics and a retired Military Officer. If you like my writing and ideas, look me up on my new facebook page (Marks Karl). Or you can write me at [email protected]