Jul 6, 2015 No Comments ›› Darby Crash
I say “stolen” because they are not supposed to be here, and so their salaries are stolen from Americans who would otherwise have their jobs. Although I’m sure millions of it is also literally stolen in crimes, especially if you include drug running and sales.
Excerpted from The Daily Beast: Mexico gets the better end of the immigration deal since millions of people who probably couldn’t be absorbed by a fragile Mexican economy instead work in the United States and send home about $25 billion a year in remittances. That’s all gravy, with the only costs being whatever minimal amount the Mexican government spends to maintain a few dozen consulates in the United States.
Incredibly, the Mexican elites are so proud that they actually think they’re the ones keeping the country afloat. But that’s not so. Without the $20 billion a year in remittances sent home by lowly Mexican immigrants toiling in the United States, Mexico would be as financially insolvent as Greece. Read the whole thing