Do you realize that the unemployment rate is only 5.1% if you have a college education? In fact, the average unemployment rate for college graduates for the year is something around 4.6%.
But the unemployment rate for those who just have a high school diploma is 10%. The unemployment rate for those who did not graduate from college is 15%. (All of these numbers are based on being 25 or older). Here is the link: Link
Do you realize that over 2.4 million jobs were created by U.S. companies this year? Unfortunately 1.4 million of those jobs went overseas. Here is the link: Link
It is not just because it is cheaper to get employees overseas. It is because often they are just more qualified.
Bill Gates indicated there were not enough qualified people in the U.S. to fill positions at Microsoft. Here is the link: Link
So don’t worry about the Mexicans taking your job.
Perhaps the real answer to the unemployment problem is not the government, President Obama or the Mexicans.
Perhaps we just need to go to college and study real hard and get degrees in areas that matter to potential employers.