A new report from Pew Hispanic provides a reminder of how much money is strip-mined from the United States by foreign workers and sent to their homelands. In 2013, U.S. remittances accounted for three-quarters of the total in 2012 — $41 billion out of $52.9 billion sent to Latin American nations, according to World Bank [...]
Welcome to the Land of the Free. . . Stuff! That’s the message being sent loud and clear by Washington to immigrants. No wonder they keep coming.
Not that long ago, a would-be legal immigrant was required to show he wouldn’t become a “public charge,” meaning newbies would be self-supporting, not scrounging taxpayer-funded benefits. In fact, [...]