Experts: Legal path to work in U.S. needed
- March 4, 2011
- Frank Bean, sociology professor and Center for Research on Immigration, Population and Public Policy director, is quoted in My San Antonio March 3, 2011
From My San Antonio:
The U.S. economy needs unskilled immigrant labor, but there is not a system in place to allow that work force to enter the country legally. That was the consensus among experts from the U.S. and Mexico at a Thursday panel discussion, part of the University of Texas at San Antonio Mexico Center's Bilateral Perspectives on Mexican Migration Conference. In a panel discussion addressing the legal framework of immigration to the U.S., Frank Bean, the director of the University of California at Irvine's Center for Research on Immigration, Population and Public Policy, addressed the common claim that illegal immigrants do the work U.S. citizens don't want to do.
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