Why do so many people think illegal aliens only do jobs that Americans don't want?
In many states they have taken over the construction industry. Don't we need construction jobs for Americans? Not everyone goes to college. These illegals are not just picking fruit & cleaning toilets.
Asked By: John - 2/24/2010
Best Answer - Chosen by Asker
It has been demonstrated that less than 3% of illegals actually work in agriculture... More
Answered By: email@example.com - 2/24/2010
Additional Answers (12)
Don't confuse cons with people.
Answered By: Holy Cow! - 2/24/2010
dont blame them, blame the greedy corparate a-hole that didnt hire you
Answered By: David - 2/24/2010
That is propaganda from people who support the hiring of illegal aliens, so they do not have to pay their workers a living wage.
Answered By: Mixed nuts - 2/24/2010
I want them working at the Mexican restaurants, and mowing my lawn.
Answered By: Docker - 2/24/2010
They're only willing to pick fruit & cleaning toilets while they're illegal, not so much if they're allowed to be made legal.
Answered By: libs, almost as smart as lint - 2/24/2010
It is an assumption that only some people make. Try putting together facts when presenting an argument.
Answered By: Joe - 2/24/2010
I think that when unemployment was 4.0%, no American citizen wanted to do the dirty work. Now that unemployment is over 10%, those same citizens might be glad to do the dirty work or anything else rather that sit at home and waste away because there is no work out there. I noticed a road work crew yesterday that was... More
Answered By: Rick31 - 2/24/2010
you are correct i'm a union laborer and in my local there are maybe 5% white guys the rest is mexican.every where i look the mexican is working while i sit home ,now the union checks i.d. #'s ,but it is real easy to go to sanfrancisco and buy a green card .if the manager is mexican he or she will hire mexicans.
Answered By: chuck the 3rd - 2/24/2010
This is one of those arguments put out there to depend employing illegals. I have no doubt there ARE some jobs that Americans don't want but I believe the overwhelming majority would do most that are currently held by illegals. So where's the rub? Wages. US workers want, at least a fair, competitive wage. However, many... More
Answered By: RWLake - 2/24/2010
Construction work is not easy. All of the people I've seen yelling about illegal imigration and job loss are 'so concerned' that an illegal imigrant is going to take a 40k job with full corporate benefits... More
Answered By: pioneer_grrrl1979 - 2/24/2010
Sad but true, unfortunately you probably won't catch any politicians saying that because its too politically incorrect, which is also sad
Answered By: Jeanmarie - 2/24/2010
Well come on down south...If u wanna work in the field on 100 degree day and make 25 bucks a day.
Answered By: Demagod - 2/24/2010
Over 483 Local Jobs Now Hiring In Your Area. $18-$87/Hr - Apply Today!
Click. Search. Apply. Free!
Complete OFCCP compliance that actually helps you recruit.
Jobs hiring near your local area. Part-time, Full-time, Work at home.
Other Career Questions
What is your current job? Why did you choose this job? What do you enjoy about your job? What do you dislike about your job? What would be your perfect job? Would you rather have this j...
Where are the jobs? Is productivity and globalization creating a permanent “recession” of jobs? My main issue is I am doing a paper for school and have no idea where to begin. I was hoping suggestions...
Hi ok im 19 and about to start college to do an acess course into a university. Ive been browsing through all the courses and im tottaly stuck! I thought politics but im scared ill end up with some r...
Content is not owned or controlled by Monster. Any content concerns should be addressed with Yahoo!
Yahoo! Does not evaluate or guarantee the accuracy of any Yahoo! Answers content. Yahoo! Disclaimer.
Best-Paying Work-from-Home Jobs
It’s easier than ever to work from home. Of course, not every job is a mobile job, and some companies aren’t interested in having their employees work from home.
2013 Marketing Jobs Outlook
The US may be facing another year of anemic hiring overall, but that won't be the case in the high-orbit world of multichannel, digital media marketing.
2013 Engineering Jobs Outlook
Engineers will find job opportunities in select disciplines in 2013, with candidates who are all-around, client-oriented businesspeople in demand.
Best-Paying Jobs by Major
What could you earn with a particular four-year degree? Find out by checking out this list of the top-paying jobs for 20 of the most common majors.
Eight High-Paying, Secure Jobs
Want to earn a good salary and enjoy a measure of job security as well? Check out these well-paying jobs on tap for fast growth in the coming years.