More and more men are dropping out of work force — Biden’s open borders will only make it worse

By Steven A. Camarota on September 15, 2023

New York politicians are clamoring for Washington to give the hundreds of thousands of migrants living in the city work permits, arguing that, as Rep. Dan Goldman (D-NY) puts it, “many businesses suffer from labor shortages.”

But this argument ignores the massive decline in labor force participation among the less-educated in New York — the share of working-age people working or at least looking for work.

New York doesn’t have a shortage or workers.

It has a shortage of people willing to work — and depressing wages by flooding the job market with migrants isn’t going to help. . . .

[Read the whole thing at the New York Post.]