In March of this year, the U.S. saw a record high of 8.1 million job openings. Many businesses are now struggling to find workers as they reopen and return to their normal operations. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has openly called out to Washington to make way for more foreign workers to enter the country.
The Chief Policy Officer at the Chamber of Commerce, Neil Bradley, told CNN Business, “worker shortage cannot be solved in the long run without ramping up immigration.” “We’ve never seen a situation this broad-based across the country where businesses are having to turn down work because they simply can’t find the workers to do it,” Bradley said. “This crisis is not going to go away.”
National Law Review, July 8, 2021
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