Minnesota’s business leaders know Donald Trump’s immigration plan is bad policy

In a September 2 commentary in the Star Tribune, Minnesota Business Partnership Executive Director Charlie Weaver makes the case against presidential candidate Donald Trump’s controversial immigration plan.

Excerpt: “Studies have shown that temporary foreign workers, both skilled and less-skilled, actually boost employment for American workers. An analysis by the American Enterprise Institute and Partnership for a New American Economy found that ‘adding 100 H-1B workers results in an additional 183 jobs among U.S. natives.’ Furthermore, their analysis ‘yields no evidence that foreign-born workers, taken in the aggregate, hurt U.S. employment.’ In other words, this is a complementary workforce, not a competing workforce.”

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