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Sunday, June 23, 2013

Immigration Reform And The Job Market

With the Senate voting on the comprehensive immigration reform bill tomorrow, I invited my brother, Acting Secretary Of Labor Seth Harris, to join me on America Weekend to discuss the impact of the law on the job market and the US economy. We touched on both the highly-skilled immigrants who are attracted to our colleges and universities as well as agricultural workers and others at the other end of the job spectrum. I also asked Seth whether the numbers of immigrants in our workforce is likely to increase despite having to wait 13 years to complete the path to citizenship under this legislation.

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