Know your enemy: COC says 'U.S. is out of people'

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Chamber of Commerce Demands More Immigration: ‘U.S. Is Out of People’
Article author: 
Jihn Binder
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Article date: 
27 April 2019
Article category: 
Our American Future
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... In an interview with the Washington Post, numerous Chamber of Commerce officials said the organization’s corporate lobbying efforts would soon attempt to court more elected Democrats to support their economic libertarian agenda of more free trade and increased legal immigration....

Specifically, Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Tom Donahue said the U.S. needed more legal immigration so that corporations and business secure a never-ending flow of cheaper labor, claiming the country is “out of people.”...

Despite Donahue’s claims, at least 12 million Americans who want full-time jobs remain on the sidelines of the workforce. This includes 6.2 million Americans who are unemployed that want a job, 4.5 million Americans who are underemployed working part-time jobs, and 1.4 million Americans who continue to be entirely out of the workforce though they want full-time employment....

While millions remain on the sidelines of the workforce, the Chamber of Commerce has routinely advocated for increasing legal immigration levels as a boon to corporations while depressing job prospects and wages for America’s working and middle class. Already, about 1.5 million illegal and legal immigrants are admitted to the country every year, to the detriment of U.S. wages....

Extensive research by economists like George Borjas and analyst Steven Camarota has found that the country’s current mass legal immigration system — wherein 1.2 million mostly low-skilled workers are admitted annually — burdens U.S. taxpayers and America’s working and middle class while redistributing about $500 billion in wealth every year to major employers and newly arrived immigrants....

CAIRCO Research

America's population is being driven to double by mass immigration. It seems that the Chamber of Commerce won't be happy until America has the population density of Bangladesh. 

There Is No ‘Labor Shortage’, Center for Immigration Studies.

This 15 minute video has 11 million views. It was published in 2014 and is still an interesting predictor of things to come.

Video: Humans Need Not Apply


It's fairly obvious that the last thing we need in America is an unending stream of cheap, foreign labor. Especially as robots displace an ever-growing number of menial jobs.