In a new report from the Pew Hispanic Center on April 23rd, illegal aliens and legal migrant workers left the US in numbers higher than those who crossed the Rio Grande coming into the country. It was the first time in 15 years that this has happened, and provides a huge barometer against the myth that America's economy is getting better.
Political cartoon courtesy of Daryl Cagle
In the end, does this speak MORE on immigration polices, or the fact that America's economy is not looking very good going forward? For all the pundits who tout the stock markets, but fail to address jobs, small businesses, and the decrease in consumer spending, these analysts continue to live in an ivory tower fantasy land that even they will soon have to wake up to face reality.