Saturday, January 23, 2010

Will Business or Labor Blink First? Immigration Reform and "Future Flows"

A fascinating article, showing all the business and workforce numbers and needs that come into play when discussing and planning immigration reform. - - Donna Poisl

by Jeffrey Kaye, Journalist and author

Here's a term--one you may be unfamiliar with--to add to your political lexicon: "future flows." In the weeks and months to come, we're going to be hearing it more as Congress very gradually turns its attention to reforming U.S. immigration laws.

As legislators shape immigration legislation, business and union leaders are battling over the contentious issue of how best to control "future flows" of migrant workers. Even in a lousy economy, businesses want the ability to bring in foreign workers, skilled and unskilled, on both temporary and permanent work visas.
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