By: Rachel Feltman
Immigration law is a hotly contested topic these days. Not only does it have important implications in numerous legal fields, including labor law and tort law, but it also has social, political, and economic effects that ripple throughout our society. Immigrants, especially those who remain undocumented, have the potential to affect the lives of people in almost every walk of life, from politicians to entrepreneurs, and even to teenagers seeking their first jobs. After analyzing the legal impact of current legislation on the field of labor law, it becomes apparent that the employment of undocumented aliens does not have the negative economic and political effects that critics would like to assert.