Protests of illegal immigration into the United States are peculiar because the wrong groups are protesting.
Most of those protesting immigration are white folks who don't want
the entry level jobs the illegal immigrants usually take,
particularly those involving manual labor or domestic service.
These jobs are the type of jobs young blacks need to enter
the labor force. Members of ethnic groups trying to enter the
American labor force often begin with the least desirable jobs so
that their children can have an opportunity for better jobs later.
The loss of entry level jobs to illegal
immigrants is keeping black unemployment higher than it should
be. Hispanic ancestry citizens and those who are in the
country legally also can lose jobs to those who are in the country
President Barack Obama is undoubtedly encouraging illegal
immigration because the corporate interests that bought the White
House for him want a labor surplus so they can keep wages down and
find people who are willing to work for less than the minimum
The immigrants that take jobs from whites often are legal
immigrants. Some tech companies use the H1B
immigration program to replace American employees with immigrants
who will work for less.
Many of those who complain about "illegals" have the misconception
that they are all from Mexico and come into the country by illegally
crossing the border from Mexico. Many of those who enter the
country by illegally crossing the border are from Central America
rather of Mexico. Some of those who enter the country
illegally arrive by sea from Asia, the Middle East or Africa.
Many of those who are in the country illegally entered the
country legally on student or tourist visas and simply "forgot" to