Astrid Silva, the 2014 receipent of the American Immigration Council’s Immigrant Youth...
No Way In: U.S. Immigration Policy Leaves Few Legal Options for Mexican Workers
Current immigration policies are completely out of sync with the U.S. economy’s demand for workers who fill less-skilled jobs, especially in the case of Mexican workers. While U.S. immigration policies present a wide array of avenues for immigrants to enter the United States, very few of these avenues are tailored to workers in less-skilled occupations. It should come as no surprise, then, that immigrants come to or remain in the United States without proper documentation in response to the strong economic demand for less-skilled labor.
Published On: Fri, Jul 01, 2005 | Download File