Now employers who hire illegals are coming out of the shadows. Check out this Bloomberg piece
in which the author explains that Americans won't work at the wage he pays so he hires undocumented workers.
In other words, he's breaking the law so that he can make more money. Isn't that why most criminals break the law? Why should this class of criminals get special treatment? If I broke the law on insider trading to get more money, they would still put me in jail. Why is this different?