Recent College Grads Suffering In Job Market As Pres. Obama Asks For More Foreign Workers In Their Fields | NumbersUSA - For Lower Immigration Levels And the left wonders why we accuse Obama of being completely out of touch. Snip: A new report from the John J. Heldrich Center for Workforce Development at Rutgers University has some discouraging news for young Americans graduating from college this spring. The center found: Only 53% of Americans who graduated from college between 2006 and 2010 have full-time jobs; their starting salaries have declined by 10% over the same period of time. But instead of trying to help recent college graduates find work, Pres. Obama proposes flooding the job market with more foreign workers.