Wednesday, July 16, 2014

The Immigration "Crisis": Different Presective

This article was written by Mark Thorton Phd in 2007, as it provides a very different perspective from the common mainline thoughts regarding the issue surrounding illegal immigration.

He makes the connection between the Federal Government, The Federal Reserve and the Housing Crisis and illegal immigration.

The article can be read right here, as this is an excerpt:

"The only national problem with immigration lies with government. Because immigrants are relatively poor they tend to pay less in taxes than their use of so-called government services like health care and education, and thus increase taxes on citizens."

A second article regarding this issue is from Joel Poindexter, as it was written in 2011 regarding immigration. Here is an excerpt from this article:

"The only significant impact that immigrants have on the labor market is to increase the supply of labor, which tends to put downward pressure on wages. Everything else equal, the only way an immigrant will be hired over a native worker is if he is willing to accept lower wages. In order to maximize profits, business owners look to pay the lowest wage possible without affecting marginal productivity. If an immigrant is willing to work for less, and he is productive enough, it only makes sense to choose the lower-cost labor. Billions of people the world over make this same decision on a daily basis while shopping for goods and services — it's called bargain hunting."

The rest of the article can be read by clicking the link here..

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