...This implies that more than half of the decline in native income last year was due to immigration.
These are averages. Among natives without a high school education, the impact will be larger. Similarly, the negative effect of immigrants on black workers will be greater than average, because they are in direct competition.
Immigration enthusiasts to the contrary, there was always a tipping point at which the impact of immigration on the living standards of native-born Americans would start to show up seriously in the data.
Looks like we reached that point in 2004.
Immigration2005b · Fri, 09/02/2005 - 11:06 · Importance: 1