Jobs Displacement Soars As Immigrants / Aliens Take ALL New Jobs in October

Article author: 
Edwin S. Rubenstein / Peter Brimelow
Article publisher: 
VDare
Article date: 
November 14, 2021
Article category: 
National News
Medium
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"America is getting back to work. Our economy is starting to work for more Americans," Joe Biden claimed after the October jobs data showed payrolls surging by 531,000 in October, their biggest jump since July [Biden says his plans are working after October jobs report beats expectations, by Kate Sullivan, CNN, November 5, 2021].

What he didn’t say (and probably didn’t know, given endemic Ruling Class ignorance of the immigration dimension): foreign-born workers—not “Americans”—garnered all the October job gains

Although payrolls have grown every month so far in 2021, they are still more than 4 million short of pre-pandemic levels. And while the “other” employment survey, of households rather than businesses, also reported robust job growth—a total gain of 359,000—our analysis indicates that immigrants (legal and illegal, the data does not distinguish) took all October’s employment increase:

In October:

  • Immigrants (legal and illegal) gained 422,000 jobs, a 1.58% increase from September.
  • Native-born Americans lost 63,000 positions, a 0.05% decline from September.
  • Thus VDARE.com’s immigrant employment index, set at 100.0 in January 2009, rose to 125.5 from 123.6 in September, a 1.58% increase.
  • VDARE’s Native-born employment index fell to 105.2 in October from 105.3 in September, a decline of 0.05%....