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Immigration Policy That Works: Bringing Foreign-Born Workers into High-Shortage Occupations to Grow Our Economy
  • Publication Date:
    June 2017

Many Americans see immigrants as taking American jobs and bidding down wages. Yet immigration holds the potential of filling jobs that currently go vacant—thereby expanding production and creating more jobs for all. How can immigration fulfill its potential to help the economy as a whole, without hurting native-born workers? By moving toward a more employment-based approach to immigration policy, the United States could stimulate greater economic growth and better meet the needs of all our citizens.

Committee for Economic Development (16 pgs)
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