The issues surrounding immigration are complicated (particularly in the case of the undocumented segment), but there is one incontrovertible fact: Texas needs the workers!
The issues surrounding immigration are complicated (particularly in the case of the undocumented segment), but there is one incontrovertible fact: Texas needs the workers! This infographic summaries some of the key findings of the Perryman Group's report analyzing the economic effects of the undocumented workforce, Texas Needs the Workers! An Analysis of the Economic and Fiscal Impact of Undocumented Workers.
Dr. Perryman describes the importance of legal immigration for sustaining and growing the economy.
A report from the New American Economy on the impact immigrants have on states and cities is out, and Dr. Perryman says the Texas numbers are very startling.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics is out with a report of what the future of the workforce will look like in 2060, and Dr. Perryman finds it quite troubling.
Dr. Perryman noticed something unusual inside the Texas Workforce Commission's August jobs report, and it could signal a comeback for one troubled industry.
Dr. Perryman weighs in on the state's July jobs report from the Texas Workforce Commission, which shows 23,000 jobs were created.