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Economy Has Impact on Immigrants and Foreign Workers

“Laid-off foreign workers are scrambling for temporary visas and seeking advice from immigration attorneys about how long they can legally stay in the country while hunting for jobs. Even some foreigners here on visas or work permits are switching employers, fearing that an unstable job during a recession could ultimately lead to a one-way ticket home or kill their chance of getting a green card.” (MSNBC, Monday)

Is the “close-the-border” crowd losing its favorite bugbear?

FEE Timely Classic:
The Benefits of Open Immigration” by Thomas E. Lehman

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