Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Is immigration an Ohio problem? Numbers say no (Ohio - August 30, 2010)

Is illegal immigration a major problem for Ohio? A look at the numbers suggests not. Nevertheless, some politicians plan to ask voters to enact changes similar to Arizona's controversial legislation.

The Pew Hispanic Center, a nonpartisan research organization, estimated in 2008 that Ohio had 95,000 illegal immigrants inside its borders, 41st out of the 50 states and a minuscule portion of its population compared not only to the Southwest but also to other highly populated states...

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