Steven A. Camarota, director of research at the Center for Immigration Studies in Washington, D.C., has an interesting article about the significance of Gov. Romney’s law care “scandal” today in the Boston Globe. He contends that the incident reveals nothing other than the ubiquity of the illegal immigration problem:
This incident is a reminder of something we already knew — there’s a huge number of illegals in the United States, including Massachusetts. Here are the numbers: There are an estimated 11 to 12 million illegals in the country, and this number is thought to grow by 400,000 to 500,000 a year. It is believed that 6 to 7 million of those illegal immgrants hold jobs.
To hold the consumer liable for what goes on behind the scenes would implicate us all, he says. Please read the whole article here.