Panel: U.S. must change immigration laws or risk losing global competitiveness

"That's the bottom line of a panel discussion Tuesday by two El Paso business leaders, an El Paso immigration lawyer, El Paso Mayor John Cook and the author of Immigrant Inc., about how immigrant entrepreneurs are driving the new economy. The United States will lose its global competitiveness...

Immigration Key to Future of the Midwest, Leaders Say

"[I]mmigration reform is key to the economic future of the Midwest and its ability to globally compete for talent, said a bipartisan group of business and civic leaders who gathered at the National Press Building in Washington D.C. for a conference entitled: “Immigration and U.S. Economic...

Unauthorized Workers Give Scofflaw Employers Competitive Edge

"Competing with companies that hire immigrants who aren’t authorized to work in the U.S. is tough for a small business that follows the law because of the cost. Often, businesses pay ineligible workers less, and they also save on taxes. Sixty-eight percent of business owners surveyed this...