The Corner

Attrition Is Starting to Work

A new survey finds that Mexican and Central American immigrants (a majority of whom said they were illegal aliens) report it’s harder to find a job today than it was a year ago; the main reason they gave was tighter immigration enforcement. (A news story is here and the survey itself is here.) This, mind you, is the result of a relatively modest increase in enforcement, and maybe even just the perception of increased enforcement. As we implement the upcoming regulations on mismatched Social Security numbers submitted to employers by illegal aliens (Terry Jeffrey writes about it over at the homepage), and if we make other changes to reassert control over immigration (like enhancing cooperation with state and local police, say, and requiring federal contractors to use the existing online verification system for new hires), we’ll start seeing a significant number of illegals give up and go home. The New York Times doesn’t like it, of course, which may be conclusive proof that it’s a good idea.

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