January 30, 2012
Suppose you were an elected official, and were facing a situation in which the class of people who voted for you were facing a severe financial penalty when they sought jobs.
Suppose there was a system that gave non-voting aliens on your turf a substantial break in terms of their payroll costs to employers, and that as a result, employers actively favored giving jobs to the non-voters.
You would think that any politician in his (or her) right mind would want to fight the discriminatory system that hurts your supporters. Right? Read more...