Trouble Filling A Job? Here Is Why

What do Biden’s expanded infrastructure proposal, unemployment benefits, immigration, mortality rate, and the birth rate all have in common with filling low paying jobs?

Aspects of each of these helps explain why there is a shortage of workers willing to take jobs for pre-pandemic pay. The first is immigration. All immigration both with and without government permission is down.

Earlier this century and for most of the 20th century, the immigrants crossing the southern border without permission were mostly men looking for work. Most of these…