Why Trump Must Suspend Temporary Worker Programs

By Steven A. Camarota on May 28, 2020

Immigration is fundamentally a labor issue, and given the employment situation the country needs to rethink the current policy of allowing in very large numbers of foreign workers.

The April jobs report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics showed, as expected, massive losses and record high unemployment. May’s numbers are likely to be even worse because the survey data on which the unemployment figures are based reflects conditions in the earlier part of each month, while job losses continued to mount through the end of April. Several colleagues and I at the Center for Immigration Studies have analyzed the raw data from the survey and found that unemployment is especially high among immigrants. ...

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