Via CIS`s Mark Krikorian on Twitter:
1 thing Dems usedto get right was barring contract labor-Now they want MORE guestworkrs to “benefit..the bottom line” http://t.co/WD2ym46OCX
— Mark Krikorian (@MarkSKrikorian) March 21, 2014
Jay Carney is saying that immigration will benefit the bottom line, but whose? Not American workers, but American (and multinational) employers of labor. Unemployed American workers (mostly Democratic voters, by the way) will lose their jobs to these legal immigrants. The video is put up by Senator Jeff Sessions`s office. Here`s the commentary that goes with it.
The Senate immigration bill, which the Obama administration and Congressional Democrats have lobbied for aggressively, would double the number of guest workers admitted annually and triple the grants of permanent residency to mostly lower-skilled residents over the next decade. CBO confirms this would reduce wages and increase unemployment (http://1.usa.gov/1pg9Kjp).
Research from Harvard professor Dr. George Borjas has shown that current immigration policy reduces the wages of American workers who compete with immigrant labor by an estimated $400 billion a year. To read a new article in The Atlantic disproving the myth that the U.S. is currently experiencing a shortage of STEM workers, please click here: http://bit.ly/1paUqon