What do you think of an African-American leader opposing mass immigration?

DALLAS, TX -- TV spots featuring Dr. Frank Morris, former Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Executive Director, launched across the country this week. The TV spots were developed by Morris and the Coalition for the Future American Worker, a large coalition of groups of which CAPS is a member, and are part of an ongoing national campaign. Morris asserts that America's leaders are misinformed or are simply ignoring the plight of low-income Black American workers victimized by mass immigration. Morris has vowed to get the facts about the negative consequences of mass immigration into the hands of all Americans as well as America's leaders whose public statements contradict the facts. Dr. Morris commented, "America's leaders need to wake up. It's a fact; foreign workers are taking jobs and depressing wages of Americans from all backgrounds. However, Black workers are being disproportionately affected. Studies prove 40% of the decline in Black employment is due to immigration. "While many studies document immigration' s effect on American workers, Morris frequently cites the National Bureau of Economic Research Paper 12518 in the TV spots. NBER Paper 12518 was developed by Harvard professor George Borjas, University of Chicago's Jeffrey Grogger and University of California's Gordon Hanson. To view the Morris TV spots go to and for more information about the Coalition for the Future American Worker, visit VIDEOS: menu_item_id=44 php?id=263& menu_id=30& menu_item_id=44

Asked By: - 2/15/2008
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okay, let me use an example such as construction. you have two guys: a black construction worker and a hispanic worker. the contactor comes and the first worker is qualifed on all sorts of machines, whatever they use and he wants 11.00 per hour (mind you i have no idea what they get paid, it's just an example). the... More
Answered By: pinkreb004 - 2/15/2008
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At least the pro amnesty crowd and their supporters can play the race card here and this is a true of way of looking at it as there is
Answered By: I'm gonna start another riot - 2/15/2008
If the Blacks worked as hard as the Hispanics and stop depending on welfare, then we may not have as many illegals. Its takes 3 black works to produce 1 Mexican output with less problems.
Answered By: bbj1776 - 2/15/2008
Dr. Morris is awesome! We need more people like him. Thanks for the info about him!
Answered By: GoYankees&Giants! - 2/15/2008
once the NCAAP gets on the wagon then you shall see things start to get done in this country and there is nothing wrong with that for he is absolutely correct in his assumptions
Answered By: billc4u - 2/15/2008
i dont see anything wrong wit it. he is right. i think we should do less with immigration (legal) and deport all the illegal aliens. i think our country is under too much stress right now. and should get our country under control till we start letting people in.
Answered By: Sara R - 2/15/2008
i'd feel the same if it was a white leader opposing mass immigration
Answered By: Scott W - 2/15/2008
He is a realist
Answered By: Ridiculing the Ridiculous - 2/15/2008
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