While the number of U.S. seniors will double in the next 35 years, fewer young workers will replace them in the workforce. Meanwhile, increasing educational attainment and decreasing birth rates mean that the U.S. workforce cannot meet the demand for lesser-skilled workers. Both of these forces contribute to a critical skills shortage that will negatively affect American businesses. Immigration reform can ensure that American industries find the labor they need to continue to prosper, create more jobs in the United States, and keep our economy strong.
New American Economy is a bipartisan research and advocacy organization fighting for smart federal, state, and local immigration policies that help grow our economy and create jobs for all Americans. More…
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