Republicans Don’t Want You to Know: Immigration Sharply Declines

February 7, 2009 by Stephen Piggott · Comment
Filed under: Immigration, Politics 

Unlike most media outlets, the Financial Times published an article this week describing the sharp decline in the number of immigrants entering the US over the past few years. In an article that would make LouDobbs cringe, FT reporter Edward Luce describes how 2 years after being the “biggest lightening rod” in US politics, some Republicans are bringing the issue to the national stage once more.

Republicans such as Iowa senator ChuckGrassley have written to Microsoft urging them to terminate foreign workers on H1B visas. Grassley believes it is the duty of American companies to put the American workers first during the crisis even though all of the Microsoft workers on H1B visas are legal and fully qualified workers. Read more