TV Ad Campaigns Advocate Reducing Legal Immigration

Sunday, Sep 25, 2011  |  Updated 10:15 AM PDT
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TV Ad Campaigns Advocate Reducing Legal Immigration

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Two groups recently began running television ads advocating for a reduction in the number of legal immigrants allowed into the country each year, but their message has not been received well, even among some of the most conservative members of Congress, including some local representatives.

Numbers USA, a Virginia-based group that lobbies for tougher immigration laws, ran a spot during Thursday night's televised GOP presidential candidates debate.

The ad says that given the nation's high unemployment rate, Congress should reduce the number of legal immigrants the federal government allows in each year.

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