I just got this e-mail from Fresh Direct, my online grocery delivery service:
- The government spent money to go after people who came to this country to work boxing my food in a warehouse.
- Now those people will be unemployed.
- The warehouse will be short staffed and so I'll get worse quality service.
- Delivery fees will likely have to go up in the future because, without "illegal" workers, the labor pool is smaller and therefore wages need to go up.
Why do we even have any rules on who's allowed to work anyway? How is it possible that we aren't better off as a society with free movement of labor? If the best qualified or hardest working people get the best positions, isn't that a good thing?
Just out of curiousity, I checked out Presidential Candidate immigration policies. Seems like they all have some kind of bone to pick, but that Obama has the most liberal one, including amnesty for existing workers.
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