Male Illegal Aliens in US Have Lower Unemployment Rate than Citizens

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Male immigrants, including illegals, have a much lower unemployment rate than men born in the United States, according to a new federal analysis of the traits of U.S.- and foreign-born workers.

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that the unemployment rate for American-born men is 8.4 percent. For the foreign-born it’s 7.5 percent, a near 1 percent difference.

The figures could play a role in the Senate immigration debate, especially as critics upset with clearing the way for some 11 million illegal immigrants to get U.S. residency and a legal shot at jobs dig in to fight.

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