For the (Probably Not) Last Time, the DREAMers Are Not Taking Your Jobs…

Jeff Sessions made me angry, so I wrote a thing:

For the (Probably Not) Last Time, the DREAMers Are Not Taking Your Jobs

For the (Probably Not) Last Time, the DREAMers Are Not Taking Your Jobs

Today I learned from Jeff Sessions that DREAMers are taking jobs away from real Americans. No wait, that’s not right- today, Jeff Sessions…

Source: medium.com/@jodiecongirl/for-the-probably-not-last-time-the-dreamers-are-not-taking-your-jobs-e41bcee24414

It’s easy to dismiss people who defend ending DACA as racist or whatever, but it’s entirely possible that well meaning people believe that immigrants are taking their jobs, since it’s superficially plausible. If this is the case, focusing on humanitarian arguments isn’t entirely helpful, since the reaction is basically “I agree with you on principle but jobs…” People are entitled to their own opinions, but I get super worried when those opinions are based on (perhaps deliberate) misinformation.

For those of you who *do* want the multiple regressions, unlike what I wrote in the link above, maybe check this out. Or this. (There’s more out there, but I figured that could at least get you started.)