Forget about exporting the jobs, let's just export the dollars!
Federal Reserve will help immigrants transfer funds
The U.S. Federal Reserve is banking on immigrants for its new remittance program.
Called Directo a Mexico, the product allows U.S. banks participating in the program to conduct money-transfers for Mexican workers through its automated clearinghouse system.
To use the service, "all individuals are required to be documented," said Elizabeth McQuerry, a vice president for the Federal Reserve's retail payments office in Atlanta.
Oh good, I feel better...
"The form of documentation depends on the bank or credit union," she said. "According to the U.S. Patriot Act, the matricula consular is a legal form of ID for a bank or credit union to accept."
Aaaaah hahahahahaha, I knew they were joking. The illegal alien card is accepted. I guess by "documented" they mean "in possession of some sort, any sort, of document. Fraudulent or not."
In 2005, Latino immigrants sent $53.6 billion from the United States to Latin American countries...