February 15, 2014
SOMEONE HAS TO DO THE JOBS THAT ACTUALLY INVOLVE WORK:
A steady flow of talented, industrious immigrants can fuel a booming economy (THOMAS J. DONOHUE, 2/14/14, McClatchy-Tribune News Service)
Posted by Orrin Judd at February 15, 2014 7:37 AMImmigration can also address labor shortages in lesser-skilled fields where there are insufficient numbers of either qualified or willing U.S. workers to fill positions.Many studies have concluded that the greatest percentage of job growth in the United States through 2020 is expected in low- and moderate-skilled jobs that cannot be automated or outsourced. Services like home health and nursing home care, landscaping and hospitality cannot be provided without capable staff ready to do the work.