Why Immigration Laws Don’t Stop Illegal Workers from Entering U.S.

Immigrants, both legal and illegal, play an important role in U.S. economy. The topic of immigrants invokes a lot of emotion. Due to their large numbers, which are increasing every day, they are having more of an impact on the economy than ever before. Most people tend to blame crime and loss of jobs . . . → Read More: Why Immigration Laws Don’t Stop Illegal Workers from Entering U.S.

Businesses Join in Fight Against Crackdown on Illegal Immigrants

In December 2007 a federal judge in Oklahoma threw out a lawsuit against a statewide law that forbids hiring illegal immigrants. According to the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber of Commerce, the local businesses now have to deal with the fallout on the economy. It estimates that 20% of the city’s construction labor force – . . . → Read More: Businesses Join in Fight Against Crackdown on Illegal Immigrants

Are Foreign Nurses in U.S. Healthcare’s Future?

There has been much debate over the past several years regarding the current nursing shortage. The statistics are grim: the current shortage is projected to double to around 12% by 2010 and to quadruple to 20% by 2015. By 2020, it is expected that the shortage will amount to 800,000 . . . → Read More: Are Foreign Nurses in U.S. Healthcare’s Future?

How to Overcome Our Shortage of Highly Skilled Workers

The rise of the United States to economic prominence can be attributed to the presence of the highly skilled workforce. But in the last 30 years or so, the skill level of the American workforce has stagnated. The U.S. is no longer a skill abundant country.

To produce a more highly skilled workforce among . . . → Read More: How to Overcome Our Shortage of Highly Skilled Workers