CALLER: The money is going to be taken out of their paychecks, and they won’t have it to send home to their families.
RUSH: That’s right, a pathway! They’ll be put on a pathway, so it will be an option. They don’t have to become citizens. They can stay in the shadows, which is where I want to go. I’m looking for the shadows, by the way.
CALLER: That’s the first point that they brought up. The second point that was concerning them, though, is the scuttle talk… These guys were the guys from Mexico. I didn’t talk to the Hondurans, the El Salvadorans, the Bolivians, and the guys from down there in Guatemala. I didn’t even talk to those guys. These are guys are from Mexico.
The second thing that has really got them concerned is the talk back home. The guys back home in Mexico are getting ready to make a massive surge into our country. As this thing starts progressing and they’re watching it, they’re going to start making a massive surge. You think we’ve got 300 or 400 a day down here a day in Texas coming across? It will be three, four thousand a day. (…)
They’re afraid that the immigration that’s going to occur is going to cause them to lose their jobs, that they’re going to have to compete against cheaper labor.
RUSH: You’ve got to be kidding me. This is getting —
CALLER: It’s unbelievable, Rush.
RUSH: This is the theater of the absurd. So we have illegals worried that more of them will cause wages to fall and maybe jobs to be lost?
CALLER: Correct. Now these guys are very, very concerned about this.