Bush also insisted that immigrants are more fertile.
Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush says the future of the American economy depends upon immigrants.
Speaking Friday to religious conservatives, Bush said that immigrants are particularly important to help create more taxpayers to fund the safety net for the large, retiring baby boomer generation.
“Immigrants create far more businesses than native-born Americans over the last 20 years,” he said, adding that immigrants also have more “intact families.”
“Immigrants are more fertile, and they love families,” he said…
…He said the nation must allow more immigrants “to pursue their dreams in our country with a vengeance to create more opportunities for all of us.”
“If we don’t do it, we will be in decline,” he told evangelical Christian activists.
“They bring a younger population,” Bush continued. “Immigrants create an engine of economic prosperity.”
Great. They can make babies so let’s give them citizenship.