Reader: Immigration reform will pit illegal immigrants against other illegal immigrants
A recent Melanie Asmar post reported about Clarisa Mesta joining the ranks of undocumented immigrants who have stopped deportations after speaking publicly about their cases. Her story stirred up back and forth among people on opposite sides of the immigration-reform issue. Here's the take of a reader who sees the effort as doomed to failure.
Stephan Reuchlein writes:
Do any of you think that if these illegal immigrants get to become citizens that they will get legitimate jobs easily? They don't have the education or skills and companies will continue to hire OTHER illegal immigrants and we will be left with more residents living off of government subsidies.
For more memorable takes, visit our Comment of the Day archive.
Get the Weekly Newsletter