Economy articles

Guest worker program needs reform of its own before including it in broader immigration reform bill

LatinaLista — One component of immigration reform that is considered to be the most “sellable” point is the guest worker aspect. Non-skilled immigrant labor is brought in on H2-A visas to perform temporary farm labor. This industry has always been in the forefront of attracting immigrant labor. According to a 2009 immigration factsheet: In an

GOP’s disconnect with average American Latino, senior citizen, black and low-income creates unbalanced approach to reducing nation’s deficit

LatinaLista — There’s no debate that the United States needs to get our fiscal house in order. The big debate centers on who should be shouldering that responsibility. Though politicians have lately been saying that this is a shared burden among the American people, it’s clear, from some of the programs that will be cut,