Steve Chapman on the Return of Illegal Immigration


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For opponents of illegal immigration, there is good news. As Steve Chapman explains, it turns out there is an effective method to reduce the number of new arrivals, while encouraging foreigners already here without permission to go home. There is also bad news: The method is a long, severe recession. And unfortunately for the restrictionists, now that the recession has ended, the decline in immigration has as well.