Category: Economics

Biden And Businesses Agree On One Thing: U.S. Needs Immigrant Workers

Foreign nationals already in the U.S. have been waiting for months — and in some cases, for over a year — to have their employment authorization approved or extended. Immigration troubles are contributing to America’s job-market woes. Processing delays for…
Missing Foreign Workers Add To Hiring Challenges

Neha Mahajan was a television journalist in India before her husband’s job moved her family to the United States in 2008. She spent years locked out of the labor market, confined by what she calls the “gilded cage” of her…
Rural Population Losses Add To Farm And Ranch Labor Shortage

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Rural America lost more population in the latest census, highlighting an already severe worker shortage in the nation’s farming and ranching regions and drawing calls from those industries for immigration reform to help ease the problem.…