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Memo to Trumpkins
The Mexican Labor Market Tightens
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  • FluffyFooFoo

    Note to the bumpkin WRM and Clintonistas: illegal immigrants don’t only come from Mexico. And Mexico remains over run with violent cartels and corrupt, violent government officials.

  • Anthony
    • M Snow

      Interesting link, although, as many of the commenters there point out, the statistics cited are somewhat suspect for a variety of reasons. At any rate, thanks.

  • seattleoutcast

    From what I understand, illegal immigration hasn’t been coming from Mexico for awhile. Rather, it has been coming from countries south of Mexico (and asian countries.)

    • Jim__L

      A tighter labor market in Mexico should mean that those coming from Latin America should be stopping one country farther south.

      How Mexico reacts will be informative. Will they accept an infinite influx of refugees, or will they try to build a wall and make Guatemala and Honduras pay for it?

  • FluffyFooFoo

    It’s okay to call folks Trumpkins, but not bumpkins? Let’s be fair and consistent moderator.

  • Kevin

    “We have a huge supply gap in Mexico that needs to be resolved”
    Well they could always import a few tens of millions of destitute Central and South Americans to drive down their wage rates.
    These sorts of comments are while globalization chasing ever more desperate and exploitable labor forces are in such disrepute.

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