Expert: Amnesty, illegal immigration, hits black wages hardest

Decades of illegal immigration have set back the economic fortunes of African American men, robbing jobs and wages and even playing a role in low marriage rates and putting more blacks in jail, according to a commissioner with the U.S. Civil Rights Commission.

“Illegal immigration has a disproportionately negative effect on the wages and employment levels of blacks, particularly black males,” said Peter N. Kirsanow.

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