How to Lift Families out of Poverty
Heritage Foundation
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It’s a symbiotic relationship with borders being too open. “Illegals do jobs Americans won’t”, exactly it, they’re paid not to. Then the poorest Americans are missing out on job experience and connections they would have made, making their situation even worse. The networking and opportunity costs cause further segregation from productive society and an entire culture is built around resentment and squalor, creating a largely self imposed generational underclass.