An epic fraud is being perpetrated upon the American citizens, particularly our workforce and the futures of our children, as evidence reported by the Center for Immigration Studies exposes. Americans are out of work and are suffering from reduced wages because foreigners have, for the last 14 years, been taking their jobs. There is no possible misinterpretation of these facts.
Not only do the facts not support the Democrat claim that the U.S. is on the verge of a labor shortage, they expose the deceit which surrounds the current push to convert the workforce into oneÂ comprisedÂ of low-wage imported workers.
The report said, â€œThe findings show that employment growth has been weak over the last 14 years and has not kept pace with population growth and new immigration. Among the working-age (16 to 65), what employment growth there has been has entirely gone to immigrants (legal and illegal).â€
The report added, â€œThis is truly remarkable because natives accounted for two-thirds of overall population growth among the working-age population.â€ It went on to say, â€œIn short, natives accounted for two-thirds of the growth in the number of potential workers, but none of the growth in the number of actual workers,â€ the report said.
Information included a â€œsteady deterioration,â€ in native-born labor force participation from 77.1 percent in 2000 to 71.5 percent today. The report stated, â€œAmong working-age natives, labor force participation is the lowest it has been since the CPS began identifying immigrants and natives in 1994
Adding that for immigrants, the picture has been much better, that since 2000, a â€œdisproportionate share of employment growth went to immigrants.â€
The ranks ofÂ unemployedÂ American workers is massive, including 8.7 million native college graduates, 17 million with some college, and 25.3 million high school graduates. The study reports a total of 58 million working-age American native who are unemployed.
How can these shameless Democrats stand before us and argue that we need to import or legalize any more workers, when we have a glut of this magnitude, with the unemployment repercussions so clearly hurting our own citizens.
Senator Jeff Sessions is right, what these politicians, largely Democrats, are doing to the American people is unconscionable.
Rick Wells is a conservative author who recognizes that our nation, our Constitution and our traditions are under a full scale assault from multiple threats. Please â€œLikeâ€ him on Facebook, â€œFollowâ€ him on Twitter or visitÂ www.rickwells.us