Golly. Maybe Mexicans really were coming here to actually work and not merely drop “anchor babies” and collect welfare checks, after all.

Radley Balko, noting that Mexican immigration to the US is down in the down economy.

I've said it before and I'll say it again: we have only to benefit from an influx of people willing to risk their lives crossing a desert for the privileges of mowing our lawns, caring for our fat spoiled children, and being shit upon by opportunistic politicians every time the economy hiccups.


Gino said...

if their was economic benefit at having a millions of undereducated manuel laborors, then mexico would an economic superpower.

Brian said...

One major difference between the US and Mexico in this regard is that the US has a much greater capacity to actually utilize and pay for said manual labor...