A new analysis of employment rates of native-born U.S. workers compared to trends in foreign-born shares of the workforce finds that employment rates for native-born workers in a given local area actually rose by a small amount when more immigrants arrived.
Join us for a webcast discussion on BPC’s study on how a foreign-born work force corresponds with American employment rates.
It remains to be seen which bills from Congress emerge as a permanent solution the 800,000 or more DACA recipients in the United States.
The H-1B visa is frequently referred to in the media as a “tech visa”, as in this New York Times piece on how the “Hire American” executive order would affect the program. While a large share of H-1B visas are, in fact, awarded to workers in computer-related occupations, this paints an incomplete portrait of who is using the program.
While the controversial deferred action programs remain frozen in the courts, several other reforms have been rolled out or otherwise addressed.