Tag Archives: Economy

This is who’s blocked from coming to the US under Trump’s latest ban

President Trump's latest proclamation outlines a number of new restrictions on visas for temporary foreign workers. ...

The Technology 202: Tech leaders say Trump’s immigration crackdown will be bad for business

“It gives us an option in terms of getting top technical talent, even with these kinds of restrictions,” he said.  ...

Opinion: Trump says his visa crackdown will help put Americans back to work. It won’t

It’s easy to argue that Americans should be first in line when jobs come back (a process that may have already begun, if the May jobs report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics is any indication). But businesses and empl ...

2 Nobel-winning economists speak out on our big economic problem: not enough immigration

Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo are immigrants themselves — and they both think the evidence shows we need more people like them. ...

Study backs up Andrew Yang’s claim about immigrants

Presidential candidate Andrew Yang said that “immigrants are being scapegoated” for reasons that have “nothing to do with our economy” during the second night of the Democratic debates on Wednesday night. ...

In My Iowa Town, We Need Immigrants

Julio Barroso was not there last week as President Trump bellowed during his visit to Iowa, closing a job-training round table with another tirade on immigration. ...

Undocumented immigrants have become vital to key sectors of U.S. economy

While the nation’s attention is currently focused on the southern border, what’s being forgotten is that millions of undocumented immigrants continue to live in the U.S. – and most of them work. ...

Here’s how the business community can get its way on immigration and trade

The Federal Reserve’s so-called Beige Book, released on Wednesday, found that “Outlooks remained positive, but contacts in various sectors including manufacturing, agriculture, and transportation expressed concern about ...

Undocumented immigrants pay billions of dollars in federal taxes each year

One of the biggest misconceptions about undocumented immigrants is that they don’t pay any taxes. In his first address to Congress, President Trump set the tone for his coming immigration agenda when he said immigration ...

America needs more workers. Trump’s war on immigration won’t help.

The causes of America’s worker shortfall include an aging population and a birthrate that recently hit a historic low. With the jobless rate bumping along at just above 4 percent, companies desperate to fill orders and m ...

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