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Friday, February 14, 2014

Chamber CEO: U.S. Needs More Low-Skill Immigration Since Americans Are Not 'Qualified" or 'Willing' -- By Daniel Halper, The Weekly Standard, Posted at Free Republic

Chamber of Commerce CEO Tom Donohue says in an op-ed that the U.S. needs more low-skill immigration because Americans are not "qualified" or "willing" to do such work.

"Immigration can also address labor shortages in lesser-skilled fields where there are insufficient numbers of either qualified or willing U.S. workers to fill positions," Donohue writes.

Alabama senator Jeff Sessions tries to frame the issue differently. “We must transition struggling Americans from welfare and joblessness to work and rising wages,” says Sessions. “But the only plan the President and Senate Democrats appear interested in supporting would hollow out a shrinking American middle class. It is time to redefine 'immigration reform' to serve the legitimate interests of working Americans.”

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