The ‘labor shortage’

As a construction worker, it disappoints me that construction employment is nearly 2 million below is previous peak. There’s a lot of hiring to be done and a lot of unemployed Americans willing to work in the industry if Congress passes legislation to get things moving. However, passing any amnesty or immigration reform will only make things worse for all American workers.
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‘Comprehensive immigration reform’ will harm Americans

It is important for you to listen to your Republican colleagues who realize that comprehensive immigration reform would harm American workers. The best way for your party to reach out to voters, especially working class voters, is to improve the job prospects of all Americans. The worst way to do this is to support legislation that gives work permits to illegal aliens and increases foreign worker numbers.
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