Commentary

On this day without immigrants ?

Lots of good Reason stuff. Shikha Dalmia reveals that illegal immigrants pay more taxes than we realize. Tim Cavanaugh says open the borders. Jesse Walker looks at the “between a rock and a hard place” aspects of immigration. And Nick Gillespie doesn’t worry about immigrants learning English. Factoid here:

As the Pew Hispanic Center documents, about 80 percent of third-generation Latinos in the United States speak English as their dominant language — and exactly 0 percent speak Spanish as their dominant language.

Ted Balaker is an award-winning filmmaker, journalist, and founding partner of Korchula Productions, a film and new media production company devoted to making important ideas entertaining.