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Trump’s Immigration Madness Will Finish of American Jobs By Chris Knight
Trump, among his infinity of mistakes wants to have America’s largest immigration intake. This will destroy American jobs, all in the name of furthering the evil agenda of the globalists:
“President Trump’s hint that he will increase legal immigration levels and a pending automation doomsday that lawmakers have yet to regulate threatens millions of America’s working and middle class workers. This week, Trump reiterated for the third time in a few weeks that he believes the U.S. should be increasing already historic levels of legal immigration — where more than 1.2 million legal immigrants are admitted every year at the expense of American taxpayers who are forced to subsidize the scheme through depressed wages and fewer job prospects. Trump has suggested that the country does not have enough Americans to fill high-paying jobs in sectors like the automotive industry. Nonetheless, Bureau of Labor Statistics data tell a different story, one that is nowhere near a so-called “labor shortage,” as the business lobby has continued to falsely claim. There are at least 13 million working-age Americans who are either unemployed, not in the labor force but want a job, or who are working part-time jobs but want a good-paying full-time job.Immigration Reform Law Insititute (IRLI) Executive Director Dale Wilcox told Breitbart News that increasing legal immigration levels would subject those 13 million Americans to more foreign competition against mostly low-skilled workers. Wilcox said:
Flooding our labor force with foreign workers is inconsistent with an America First economic plan. Both Congress and the White House have stated their intent that jobs only go to foreign guest workers if Americans cannot be found to fill them, but that’s not what’s happening. An excessive flow of foreign workers into the U.S. can only result in less jobs and lower wages for Americans. An increase of already booming legal immigration levels would come along with impending doom for American workers in the form of job automation. Research conducted by the Brookings think tank reveals that about a third of the U.S. workforce could be replaced by automation by 2030. Those most impacted by automation would be America’s working class in food service jobs, production jobs, transportation, and the construction industry.”
This is the age-old argument, immigrants will take local jobs. Slimy economists, who are little more than apologists for globalism, typically reply that immigrants create jobs too, which is partially true. The jobs usually created are low-paying service jobs, and not many, because the existing infrastructure can usually absorb any increased demands. E.g. more cups of coffee. But, there is a good way of proving this for all time. Take away tenure for academic economists, and all job security for private sector economists. Then completely open up these jobs to blessed free market completion, something that the economists and academics just don’t get enough of, even though they praise it, and worship it with religious devotion. Let them compete against economists from India who will work for a quarter or less of what these Western servants of Satan are paid. The see what happens.