America Needs Workers

February 2013
National Review;2/25/2013, Vol. 65 Issue 3, p8
The article discusses the importance to economic growth of an increasing labor force, and describes how the U.S. is falling behind other developed nations in terms of new immigrants as a proportion of total population, based on statistics from the year 2010. The author cites immigration policy in Australia, which has increased the number of work visas it offers foreigners, in stating that the U.S. Congress should consider reforming immigration law to allow more workers into the country.


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