US Employment Gains Since 2000: To I...

US Employment Gains Since 2000: To Immigrants

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#1 Jul 4, 2013
Think Americans have trouble finding work now?
Just wait...amnesty cometh.

Study: U.S. Net Employment Gains Since 2000 Have Gone to Immigrants

by Tony Lee

A new study of government data has found that all of the net domestic gain in employment over the last 13 years in the United States has gone to foreign-born (legal and illegal) workers.

The same study found that the number of working-age native-born Americans has declined by 1.3 million over the same time period and the changes have impacted native-born Americans of every race, gender, education level and age, particularly men, blacks, and Americans of Hispanic descent.

Steven Camarota and Karen Zeigler, of the Center for Immigration Studies (CIS), found that between the first quarter of 2000 and the first quarter of 2003, the working-age native-born population increased by 16.4 million and accounted for two-thirds of the overall growth in the "working-age population (16 to 65)." Yet, there were 1.3 fewer native-born Americans who were gainfully employed in the first quarter of 2013 than were in the first quarter of 2000.

On the other hand, the number of working-age immigrants (legal and illegal) increased by 8.8 million and the number of working-age immigrants who were gainfully employed increased by 5.3 million during the same time period. "Immigrant" is defined in the study as "those who are not U.S. citizens at birth," which includes "naturalized citizens, Lawful Permanent Residents, temporary workers, foreign students, and illegal immigrants."

The results of this study, "Immigrant Gains and Native Losses In the Job Market, 2000 to 2013," come after the Congressional Budget Office determined two weeks ago that the Senate's immigration bill, which would flood the labor force with immigrant labor, would decrease wages and raise the unemployment rate. The Senate bill would in fact award more green cards in the next ten years than the country has awarded over the past forty years in addition to granting at the very least 13 million illegal immigrants pathways to citizenship....

[read the rest...Politicians are lying to us, but that's a given.]

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#2 Jul 4, 2013
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