Skip to main content
  1. News
  2. Politics
  3. Policy & Issues

Sen. Ted Cruz's immigration concerns don't include jobless citizens

See also

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), who favors more visas for high-skilled worker and increased levels of legal immigration, told an audience in his state that he opposes citizenship for 11 million illegal aliens because it would be "profoundly unfair" to millions of immigrants who came here legally.

What about the 20 million Americans who can't find full-time work? Wouldn't it also be profoundly unfair to them to legalize 11 million illegal aliens and allow 7 million of them to keep their payroll jobs in construction, manufacturing, transportation and services?

Why do politicians, when talking about reforming our immigration system that they helped to "break," always do so without explaining how adding more foreign workers to a dismal job market would affect jobless citizens? If the only real solution to our federally created immigration crisis has to be "comprehensive," why are these politicians leaving millions of jobless citizens out of the discussion? Why talk as though America's unemployed don't even exist?

Advertisement

News

  • Mt. Everest avalanche
    Disaster strikes Mt. Everest as at least 12 people were killed in an avalanche
    Video
    Watch Video
  • Most Earthlike planet discovered
    The Kepler telescope has discovered the most Earthlike, possibly habitable planet yet
    Space News
  • Easter crosses create debate
    Easter crosses spark a debate of separation of church and state in Ohio
    Headlines
  • Chelsea Clinton is preggers
    Former first daughter Chelsea Clinton is pregnant with her first child
    Headlines
  • Stanley Cup playoffs
    The battle for Lord Stanley's Cup is on, don't miss a minute of playoff action
    Sports
  • Ukraine discussed amongst U.S., E.U., Russia
    The U.S., E.U. and Russia agree on ways to diffuse the tension in Ukraine
    Video
    Watch Video

User login

Log in
Sign in with your email and password. Or reset your password.
Write for us
Interested in becoming an Examiner and sharing your experience and passion? We're always looking for quality writers. Find out more about Examiner.com and apply today!