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Immigration policy changes can benefit employers

On Behalf of | May 20, 2021 | Uncategorized |

Many people don’t realize the valuable help immigrants provide to the United States economy. Instead, some people believe that they are a burden on the country. The fact is that immigrants help to propel the country’s economy forward which benefits companies and citizens. 

In many cases, immigrants can fill jobs that aren’t being filled by citizens. This includes some very specialized positions that involve research, teaching and similar duties. By sharing their skills with this country and the citizens, these individuals help the US to remain a global leader. 

Policy changes open the door to more immigrants

President Biden recently rolled back the policy of the former administration that placed the onus on immigrants to prove that they wouldn’t need public assistance during their time here. With that change and others made recently, the government is working to boost the economy and give immigrants opportunities that can benefit the entire country over time.

Another benefit loosening these policies has is that it can help with the US population growth. The most recent census, which was taken in 2020, shows that the country is now in the slowest period of growth since the Great Depression. This is problematic because fewer people contributing to things like taxes and Social Security mean that the finances of the country can suffer. 

The decrease in population growth also means that there might not be enough workers to fill the positions that companies need to be filled. This can create a catastrophic situation for businesses that are counting on workers to get jobs done. 

For people who would like to come into this country, the looser immigration laws are beneficial. Some people may want to come here because of a job. Companies and foreign employees should ensure they have legal representation to help with the process. 

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