Illegal immigration: A businessman's ...

Illegal immigration: A businessman's perspective

There are 6 comments on the story from Sep 9, 2010, titled Illegal immigration: A businessman's perspective. In it, reports that:

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Illegal immigration threatens the economic health of our nation. If businessmen performed a cost-benefit analysis of keeping the border unsecured, they'd close the border as fast and as securely as possible.

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Allen Greenspan

San Jose, CA

#1 Sep 9, 2010
The american economy would fall apart without illegal immigrants.

Full blooded Americian

United States

#3 Sep 10, 2010
Allen Greenspan wrote:
The American economy would fall apart without illegal immigrants. That is a Joke with all the American citizen needing a Job here now it would be a benefit more ways than one, All the places they work they also Steal from their job and make double profit !!!! using your s/s number LMAO They work and collect welfare using different names , not counting all the drugs they are selling and killing our people from it Time to wake up they all must go!
Now that is a fact

West New York, NJ

#4 Jul 10, 2013
Google crime and race in america. Now that is a fact.
Brenda besson

United States

#5 Jul 10, 2013
Allen Greenspan wrote:
The american economy would fall apart without illegal immigrants.
lol how did we live without them for soooooooooo long I wonder,allen?

York, ME

#6 May 28, 2014
Jorja Fox

Verona, VA

#7 May 28, 2014
Brenda besson wrote:
<quoted text>lol how did we live without them for soooooooooo long I wonder,allen?
When have we lived without illegal immigration? Slaves & children were useful too.

Here's a stat for you

The cost to Alabama of its crackdown in June 2011 has been estimated at almost $11bn, with up to 80,000 unauthorized immigrant workers leaving the state.

The state of Georgia passed immigration law HB 87 in 2011--this led, according to the coalition of top Kansas businesses, to 50% of its agricultural produce being left to rot in the fields, at a cost to the state of more than $400m.

Fruit picking labor costs are estimated at $0.36 per pound, so a production rate of 1 pound per minute is required to earn minimum wage after fees are deducted.

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