Posts Tagged ‘immigration’
From The New Yorker:
And I’m learning that. I’m learning that.” Spitzer had taken to likening the job of governor to “three-dimensional chess.”
via Emdashes; an article demonstrating that E.S. watched ST:TNG; had interesting thoughts on immigration; and was the politician to watch despite his predilection for dangerous trysts with expensive prostitutes.
An article from the Christian Science Monitor (Summer ’06) estimating the number of illegals per year at 850,000 (from a Pew report)
A quick line from a 2005 nytimes piece:
A simulation by Social Security’s actuaries found that if net immigration ran at 1.3 million a year instead of the 900,000 in their central assumption, the system’s 75-year funding gap would narrow to 1.67 percent of total payroll, from 1.92 percent — savings that come out to half a trillion dollars, valued in today’s money.
The Whitehouse’s response from 2007