The real American immigration issue is jobs.
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker seems to be the only one who talked about a growing issue: How American jobs and wages are adversely affected by President Obama’s immigration policies.
The argument that immigrants do jobs that Americans won’t do is as phony as a $3 bill. Virtually every kind of work that Americans will not do is in fact work that Americans have done for generations and most of the people doing that work today are Americans.
The United States gives permanent legal resident status (green card), which means lifetime residency plus the option of citizenship to about 1 million people a year. In addition, the U.S. gives out 500,000 student and exchange visas, admission tickets to tens of thousands of aliens claiming to be refugees and 700,000 visas to temporary workers and families.
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Walker said he would make sure that our legal immigration system is based on our No. 1 priority, to protect American workers and their wages. This is music to the ears of the grassroots, but Walker seems to be the only candidate who gets it.
The United States has admitted 51 million immigrants in the last eight years. That is a lot, folks. Obama wants to give legal status to the 5 million that recently crossed the border, too. How revolting.
My opinions is that we need a person who has served as governor who has learned also how the states and country works, not a politician. I repeat: a governor, not a politician.