We don’t need immigration reform. If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.
You see it works like this.
We complain about “illegals” coming into the country using our public assistance then we get elected.
Then we allow employers to exploit them in many cases paying less than the minimum wage because we need cheap labor. In turn the U.S. taxpayer subsidizes these employees to get their basic needs met and then we get to keep the profit margin.
Should an employee or unemployed “illegal” get caught, darn it, we can still make money. More agencies and jurisdictions are turning to private prison corporations.
Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is no exception. Currently, the private prison system accounts for nearly 10 percent of U.S. state and federal inmates. Corrections Corporation of America (CCA) receives about $90 a day per person to keep these folks behind bars until their fate is decided. Not bad, considering ICE offices in Houston alone often holds 1,000 “illegals” on an average day waiting deportation hearings. Mucho dinero.
As Corrections Corporation of America’s CEO told investors last year that locking up aliens will provide “meaningful opportunity for the industry for the foreseeable future”, the future looks bright for us but not the taxpayer.
To ensure we don’t lose this cash cow, we will continue to complain about illegals, resist immigration reform, and cut spending on border security at the same time!
Source: Homeland Security Newswire
Even though GEO Group, formerly Wackenhut, is Corrections Corporation of America’s competitor, I’m sure glad my buddy, Dick Cheney’s indictment was dropped. Afterall, he invested in both and I’m sure that Halliburton mess gave him enough of a headache.