Skip to comments.Trends In Immigrant Employment [1.45 Million New Legal Immigrants In 2008]
Posted on 04/30/2009 10:14:28 AM PDT by zeestephen
Among immigrants who arrived in 2006 or later unemployment is 13.3 percent....The current unemployment figure for all Americans is 8.5 percent...These very high unemployment rates for immigrants and native born Americans raises the question of whether it makes sense to continue admitting so many new immigrants...
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It was a problem before but everytime I pointed it out I would hear “Who cares??, it’s the illegal ones that are bad” .
Well the legal ones get LOTS more expensive benefits.
“In FY 2008, some 1.45 million new immigrants (temporary and permanent) were given work authorization. “
That is just the ones given ‘work authorizations’. NOt all immigrants work. We allow in over 2 MILLION legally every year.
According the the US Government.......Add them up.....legal entries are over 2 million every year. The Obama Administration wants MORE legal immigrants and wants to amnesty 12 to 20 million more illegal aliens!
Some of the DAILY work of USCIS according to their own document:
* Conduct 135,000 national security background checks
* process 30,000 applications for immigrant benefits
* Issue 7,000 permanent resident cards (green cards -PER DAY)
* Welcome 2100 new citizens. PER DAY
* Welcome 3500 new permanent residents. PER DAY
More than 1 million people became citizens in 2008, with 780,000 taking the oath of allegiance in the first 10 months, according to preliminary figures from the Department of Homeland Security. In 2007, 660,477 people were granted U.S. citizenship.
Leading countries of birth of new citizens were:
Mexico (122,258), India (46,871), Philippines (38,830), China (33,134) and Vietnam (27,921)
Largest number of people naturalizing lived in:
California (181,684), New York (73,676) and Florida (54,563).
SOURCE: Office of Immigration Statistics, Department of Homeland Security
WASHINGTON (AP) Hispanics made up nearly half of the more than 1 million people who became U.S. citizens last year, according to a Hispanic advocacy group. The National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials said the number of Latinos who became Americans in fiscal year 2008 more than doubled over the previous year, to 461,317. That’s nearly half of the record 1,046,539 new citizens overall in 2008, a 58 percent increase from 2007. http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5gQKI-mUtzRTYIm7MjslLxEoz2zVgD97DFPI01
Study: Illegal Immigrants Having More Kids In US Associated Press ^ | April 14, 2009
Growing numbers of children of illegal immigrants are being born in this country, and they are nearly twice as likely to live in poverty than those with American-born parents...
Overall, illegal immigrants’ children account for one of every 15 students in kindergarten through 12th grade. In 2008, California had the most illegal immigrants at 2.7 million, double its 1990 number, followed by Texas, Florida, New York and New Jersey.
“In the next eight years, the violent collection of criminal drug cartels could overwhelm the state and establish de facto control over broad regions of northern Mexico,” McCaffreys report said. “A failure by the Mexican political system to curtail lawlessness and violence could result in a surge of millions of refugees crossing the U.S. border.”
If these legal immigrants were still back in the old country and these jobs were filled by citizens how much would it lower the unemployment rate?
Weed out the illegals before citing any “immigrant” statistics.
ILLEGALS are NOT “immigrants” !!
Highest unemployment in 25 years & our government is pumping the 3rd world in here faster than we can count.
Our government no longer puts its own people first! Republicam or Democrat! They have both betrayed the people who built this country!