Study challenges foreign worker need
Mexican law enforcement officials watch on the Mexican side of the international border while Boston Archdiocese Cardinal Sean O’Malley leads mass, Tuesday, April 1, 2014, in Nogales, Ariz. O’Malley and several Bishops who serve along the U.S./Mexico were visiting the border town to bring awareness to immigration reform and to remember those who have died trying to cross the border in years past. (AP Photo/Matt York)
Since 2000, all of the net jobs added by the U.S. economy have gone to immigrants, both legal and illegal, according to a report being released Friday by the Center for Immigration Studies that challenges prevailing wisdom that the country needs an influx of workers.
Nearly 6 million more people are working in the U.S. now than in 2000, but the number of native-born Americans holding jobs has declined slightly, from 114.8 million to 114.7 million, according to census…
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