Still, with job losses continuing across the country, the timing of such efforts could backfire on advocates, said Roy Beck, executive director of NumbersUSA, a Washington group seeking to curb immigration.
"I would think it would not be good for them to have a big loss at the beginning of an Obama administration," he said. "These are almost the worst possible conditions for them to push for this."http://news.bostonherald.com/news/politics/general/view.bg?articleid=1132796
AP, 16 November 2008
Updated: Tue, Nov 18th 2008 @ 12:28pm EST