From The Christian Science Monitor:
"The pendulum's swinging the other way now," says Frank Bean, chancellor’s professor of sociology and director of the Center for Research on Immigration, Population and Public Policy at the University of California, Irvine. … Professor Bean says the country's shrinking US-born workforce is a big reason why municipalities are welcoming immigrants. As more baby boomers retire, the reduction in low-skilled workers becomes more obvious and "towns are noticing that they need these [foreign-born] workers," he adds.

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