Wednesday, August 5, 2009

AZ Succeeds at Rejecting Illegal Immigrants

Illegal immigrants are leaving Arizona and returning home because of a dismal job market and stricter enforcement of immigration laws.

A new report by the Center for Immigration Studies shows the illegal immigrant population has fallen by one-third over the past two years.

Researcher Steven Camarota says that after reaching a high of 530,000 in 2007, Arizona's illegal population now numbers about 350,000, a drop of about 180,000 people.

Read the full article at the Houston Chronicle

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