Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Open borders policies disproportionately hurt Black Americans

By OC Register, April 29, 2019

President Trump routinely boasts that unemployment rates for Black Americans are “at record lows.” That was true a few months ago — but now those rates are climbing again. Currently, 6.7% of Black Americans are out of work, up nearly a full percentage point from November.

This uptick is no coincidence — it’s directly tied to the huge number of foreign workers pouring into the country. In the past four months alone, Border Patrol caught more than 299,000 illegal aliens at the southern border. Due to “catch-and-release” laws, agents had to let many of them enter the interior United States, where they illegally took jobs in construction, housekeeping, and other blue-collar industries.
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