What's Wrong With Illegal Immigration? Illegal Immigration causes harm to Americans and legal residents by draining public funds, creating unfair competition for jobs with America’s least prepared workers and lowering wages and working condition. Read this issue brief to discover how it imposes unwanted strains on services designed to provide assistance to Americans.
Social Security Funds for Illegal Aliens? With Social Security facing projections of insolvency, a Bush Administration plan would hasten that crisis by sending hundreds of millions of dollars in Social Security payments to Mexican citizens living in Mexico—including those who have worked illegally in the United States.
Taxpayers Subsidizing College for Illegal Aliens Efforts are under way in several states to allow illegal aliens to pay steeply discounted in-state tuition at public colleges and universities—rates not available to American citizens from other states. As state universities across the country increasingly limit enrollment, increasing the intake of illegal aliens into these schools will mean fewer opportunities and less aid for U.S. citizens and legal immigrants.
Day Laborer Hiring Sites The proliferation of day laborer hiring sites has paralleled the explosion of the illegal alien problem in the United States. What was once largely a problem confined to large city sweatshops and seasonal crop agriculture has expanded enormously as illegal aliens have spread across the country into the meat processing industry, construction, assembly-line work, services such as landscaping, and all sorts of casual day labor jobs.