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  •  As Thom Hartmann says, "We don't have an... (5+ / 0-)
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    FenderT206, bablhous, Truza, Neon Mama, WestDem

    ... illegal immigration problem in this country, we have an illegal employer problem."

    If we stopped employing those who are undocumented, they would stay home. The US Chamber of Commerce wants them here.

    "Some see their body as a temple. I see mine as a well run Presbyterian youth center." -Emo Phillips

    by bobinson on Wed Dec 10, 2008 at 08:34:00 PM PST

    •  Or we could allow employers to continue (7+ / 0-)

      employing them, but insist that they receive prevailing wage and worker protections- and enforce these laws with truely punitive fines and personal,not corporate, sanctions. The cost advantage to employing illegal workers would disappear, and we'd be back to a free labor market.

      Oh wait, we only do free markets in the other direction.

      I had the blues so bad one time, it put my face in a permanent frown- but I'm feelin' so much better I can cakewalk into town..

      by Remembering Jello on Wed Dec 10, 2008 at 09:04:15 PM PST

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