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Foreign workers can aid economy

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As Washington debates how to fix America’s broken immigration system, the time has come for realistic solutions that will both strengthen national security and boost economic growth. Business Roundtable, an association of CEOs of America’s leading companies, believes immigration reform is essential for creating a more healthy U.S. economy. Overhauling our immigration system will place more resources toward enforcement, produce a more dynamic and skilled labor force, and enable U.S. businesses to compete more effectively ...


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robbump
April 1, 2013
5:18 p.m.

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Too many times companies are not faced with not enough qualified workers, but in reality their problem is NOT ENOUGH PEOPLE willing to put up with the job for the compensation offered.
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Allowing foreign workers to enter the country to "alleviate" those companies' worrys is simply a disruption of the laws of supply and demand.
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Most of those same companies would call "foul" if foreign companies brought lower-priced (competing) products into the U.S. It's "foul" too to toy with the natural laws of supply and demand.
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Pay what US workers determine your demands are worth! ( Maybe we could import some CEO's willing to work for less than many US CEOs think their time to be worth! )

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