I sympathize with the immigrants and the protesters, everywhere this is an issue - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • newageblues
    • 13.06.11 | 20:33 (IDT)

    Most immigrants only want to work, and many are fleeing very difficult situations most of us can barely imagine, and have families they need to support. But they are competing with citizens for the limited supply of jobs available to people without some kind of specialized education, and presumably driving wages down for those jobs, the ones that are still left as many are disappearing in countries like Israel as they migrate to lower wage, less economically developed countries. It's not right that citizens already having problems finding jobs have to compete for work with people who are in a country illegally.

    from the article: South Tel Aviv residents disrupt mayor's meeting in protest against foreigners
    First published 19:32 13.06.11 | Last updated 19:32 13.06.11
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