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Social Security, bolstered by unauthorized workers

Photo by Bruce Bortin/Flickr (Creative Commons)
| It's well known that undocumented immigrants often present false or borrowed identification, including Social Security cards and numbers, in order to find work in the underground economy.

In the news this morning: Immigration in the kitchen, an 'anchor baby' speaks out, anti-Muslim hate crimes and more

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Immigration Debate Steps Into the Kitchen - NYTimes.com (The New York Times)

Raw video captures part of Westlake melee over slain immigrant

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aNEY0PCMEIk

American snapshot: Westminster

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A good post-holiday morning to all.

Quote of the moment: A top DHS official on illegal immigration and the labor market

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"Until we have a legitimate labor market between Mexico and the United States, people will attempt to come here to work."

In the news this morning: Eid festivities, human smuggling by sea, and more

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Muslims toning down Eid festivities in honor of Sept. 11 (The Washington Post)

American snapshot: San Marino

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??A happy Labor Day to all who keep this country, its industries, and its homes running.

Because it's Friday: 'Machete'

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I16020r--oM&feature=related