Illegal Immigration Threatens U.S. Sovereignty, Economy and Culture
Hayes, Ted, Insight on the News
Every day thousands of illegals stream across the 2,500 miles of border with Mexico. According to the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service, or INS, the total number of illegals in America from this source increases by 275,000 annually. Already the United States is host to an illegal population of 7 to 12 million, of whom the vast majority are Mexican or Hispanic in origin. These illegal and uninvited guests help themselves to jobs, education, welfare and unemployment compensation. The many whose wages are paid under the table pay little or no taxes. And they are easy prey for unscrupulous employers and politicians. What a new president and Congress decide to do about this when they take office in January 2001 matters a great deal.
Despite the soothing reassurances of the liberal …
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Publication information: Article title: Illegal Immigration Threatens U.S. Sovereignty, Economy and Culture. Contributors: Hayes, Ted - Author. Magazine title: Insight on the News. Volume: 16. Issue: 36 Publication date: September 25, 2000. Page number: 46. © 1999 News World Communications, Inc. COPYRIGHT 2000 Gale Group.
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