CIS has just released a paper on the link between legal and illegal immigration, how one enables the other. I. E. a legal Hispanic community provides an infrastructure for illegals to move into; a large enough group of illegals will produce an amnesty. The amnestied will send for their families, which will make for a larger legal Hispanic community; this will provide an infrastructure....you see the problem.[Two Sides of the Same Coin |The Connection Between Legal and Illegal Immigration, February 2006]
The paper, by James R. Edwards, includes the tall, skinny, chart, below, which displays in graphic form the preponderance of Mexicans in the latest immigration wave.