The unemployment rate for illegal migrants in the United States reached almost 30 percent during the coronavirus crash, says a California advocacy report that urges a federal bailout for the cities and counties that choose to rely on illegal migrants.
“The unemployment rate for undocumented workers reached over 29% in the United States and more than 27% in California, the highest of any demographic group,” said the report by UCLA’s Latino Policy & Politics Initiative.
The report, titled, “Undocumented During Covid-19,” said:
If President Donald Trump and the Congress were to provide coronavirus checks to illegals as well as citizens, they would support 112,000 jobs in the U.S., 22,000 in California, and 2,000 in LA County … This relief would also result in almost $14 billion in value added to the national economy including $2.6 billion in California and $870 million in Los Angeles.
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