Immigrants to the U.S. might keep Social Security solvent, because most are younger and will work, paying into the system. In history, immigrants were discriminated against, though they helped the economy grow. Early 20th century immigrants, such as those pictured here at Ellis Island, worked on the country’s railroads and in its mines. They also introduced ethnic restaurants and other businesses.

Associated Press

You must be logged in to post comments. Please log in here or click the comment box below for options.

comments powered by Disqus



Contact the Spokesman

Main switchboard:
(509) 459-5000
Customer service:
(509) 747-4422
(509) 459-5400
(800) 789-0029
Back to Spokesman Mobile