“However, if that exact same worker from another country shows up illegally in this country and fills the exact same job, displacing the exact same American worker, Sen. Sanders seemingly has no problem with that. In fact, he has promised that as president, he will do everything in his power (and a few things that might be beyond his constitutional authority) to protect that illegal immigrant.
When an American job is outsourced to another country, American taxpayers must assume certain obligations toward the displaced American worker. They do not assume any (fiscal) obligations toward the worker who fills that job in another country. However, if that same foreign worker fills the job here, even if he does so illegally, Sanders and others on the populist left are adamant that we must provide for all the needs of that worker and his dependents, as well as those of the American worker he displaced. …”