According to an article over at Imagine 2050, the Federation for American Immigration (FAIR) released a report this month blaming immigrants for the U.S. economic crisis. Apparently, among other things, FAIR's report went so far as to use questionable numbers to estimate that Coloradans would save over a billion dollars in "arenas of health care, education, and incarceration if undocumented immigrants didn’t exist". For the full article about FAIR's report, link here.
Suspect Data Used to Blame Immigrants for Economic Crisis
By Jessica Acee
To counteract the growing momentum for realistic immigration reform anti-immigrant bigots seek to inject false data into the conversation. A new report entitled “The Costs of Illegal Immigration to Coloradans” was released by the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR). It’s apparent that FAIR prefers to dump their resources into faulty reports in an attempt to stir up more fear and hatred in an already tense economic landscape. Read on>>