LOW-SKILLED LABOR: The United States has seen an inflow of low-skilled labor through both our legal immigration system and illegal aliens entering our country through its porous borders.
Immigration - System - Prioritization - Family - Relations
Our immigration system’s prioritization of family relations over merit, education level, or skill has allowed a wave of low-skilled labor into our country.
More than two-thirds of the legal immigrant admissions into the United States each year are admitted based on family relations rather than merit or skill.
United - States - Visas - Year - Lottery
The United States grants up to 50,000 visas each year through the visa lottery program, which has only a few educational and skill requirements.
Lapses in our border security contribute to the inflow of low-skilled labor into the United States.
Aliens - United - States - Attainment - Levels
Illegal aliens in the United States often have low educational attainment levels and are employed in low-skill jobs.
As of 2015, a majority of all immigrants in the United States over the age of 25, here legally or illegally, had a high school education or less.
Percent - US - Immigrants - Age - School
29 percent of U.S. immigrants over the age of 25 had received less than a high school education.
For years, low-skilled immigration into the U.S. has put downward pressure on wages at the expense...
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