Wednesday, January 18th, 2017

Will BSEOIMA13 Provide Enough Visas, Fast Enough?

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"The gang of eight's less-skilled worker-visa proposal is well-crafted: a break-the-mold, 21st century program that's user-friendly for employers and provides ample protections for workers, foreign and American.  The problem: It's much too small – less than half the size it needs to be, perhaps less than a third.  In the early 2000s, when the economy was booming, several hundred thousand unauthorized workers entered the country every year to fill low-skilled jobs.  And if the new visa program is not ample enough, it will not succeed in replacing this illegal flow with a legal workforce." - Tamar Jacoby, Apr. 18, 2013.

"President Barack Obama and Congressional leaders assert that undocumented