Unformatted text preview: boatlift that brought 125,000 Cubans into Miami and found that even this substantial addition of mainly low-skilled workers had no measurable impact on the wages or unemployment rates of low skilled White and African American workers in the Miami area” (Schaefer, 2006). Immigrants have always been key to the U.S economy, despite the fact a lot of immigrants send money back to their country of origin. Immigrants help keep the economy moving by keeping the order of supply and demand moving. Immigrants are more willing to take the lesser paying jobs, they do pay taxes of one type or another, contributing about $6 billion to Social Security Administration and use less benefits than some of their American counterparts (Schaefer, 2006). Works Cited Schaefer, R. T. (2006). Racial & Ethnic Groups, Tenth Edition. Prentice Hall by Pearson Education, Inc....
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- Unemployment, Immigration to the United States, Schaefer, Economist David Card