Do Undocumented Immigrants Hurt The Economy? Not Exactly
Several candidates have argued illegal immigration hurts the U.S. economy, but the truth is a little more nuanced.By Sebastian Martinez | November 10, 2015
Several candidates during the Fox Business Republican debate argued illegal immigration hurts the economy.
"Frankly, we have to stop illegal immigration. It's hurting us economically," Donald Trump said during the debate. (Video via Fox Business)
"When the mainstream media covers immigration, they don't often see it as an economic issue ... For millions of Americans at home watching this, it is a very personal economic issue," Ted Cruz added.