Immigrants are quickly taking on greater and greater roles as caregivers in this country for weak and infirm seniors. Interestingly, as the demand for such care rapidly increases, the demands from naturalized U.S. citizens have greatly diminished. Immigrants, both documented and undocumented, have been making up the shortfall. In many circumstances, these undocumented workers form tremendous bonds with the families. These caregivers need to be strong and have the appropriate skills to care for people who often cannot provide for their own personal needs, such as grooming, bathing and eating. This always has been and always will be a very human endeavor, which technology simply cannot address. An often ignored side effect of the raging debate in this country on immigration is its impact on the needs of our most infirm citizens.