By Mitchell Schnurman, The Dallas Morning News

“Why don’t they get in line?” 

That’s often the first question about unauthorized immigrants, and it sounds reasonable enough. If newcomers would just follow the law, critics often say, they’d be welcome in America.

Except there isn’t a practical way for many foreign-born workers to legally join the U.S. labor force. 

“There is no line to get in,” said Jim Baron, CEO and co-owner of Blue Mesa Grill.

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