At least that’s what U.S. Commerce Secretary Carlos Gutierrez thinks. A voice of reason amongst the chaos…
Immigrants Called a ‘Necessity’ by Commerce Chief
— reported by Hispanic Business
U.S. businesses need more immigrant workers because the native work force is growing too slowly to fill all the jobs, U.S. Commerce Secretary Carlos Gutierrez said in San Antonio on Thursday.
The U.S. work force in the 25-to-54 age range is growing at a rate of only 0.3 percent a year. That is not enough, Gutierrez said, to sustain the 3 percent annual economic growth rate that is considered healthy.