Create Jobs with Immigration Reform??

Discussion in 'Politics' started by Flopper, Jul 2, 2010.

  1. Flopper
    Offline

    Flopper Gold Member Gold Supporting Member Supporting Member

    Joined:
    Mar 23, 2010
    Messages:
    17,335
    Thanks Received:
    3,090
    Trophy Points:
    280
    Location:
    Washington
    Ratings:
    +6,572
    Michael Bloomberg appeared on the Good Morning America this morning with some interesting comments on job creation.

    Bloomberg says the U.S. is "pushing people that other countries want away from our shores." He said on ABC's "Good Morning America" that an overly restrictive immigration policy discourages people who can create work with an entrepreneurial spirit.
    Bloomberg said, "If I were the president working with Congress, I would give a green card to anybody from around this world who wants to come here, create a business. They keep the green card as long as they employed, let's say, 10 or more workers."

    What do you think?

    The Associated Press: Bloomberg seeks to ease US immigration policies
     
  2. Brubricker
    Offline

    Brubricker Member

    Joined:
    Feb 18, 2008
    Messages:
    277
    Thanks Received:
    34
    Trophy Points:
    16
    Location:
    Huntsville, AL
    Ratings:
    +34
    Actually, that's already the case. I guess Bloomberg isn't fully informed here. Any immigrant who shows plans to start a business which will employ ten or more people is eligible for an EB-5 visa.
     
  3. get_involved
    Offline

    get_involved Gold Member

    Joined:
    Jul 16, 2009
    Messages:
    2,041
    Thanks Received:
    425
    Trophy Points:
    130
    Ratings:
    +583
    Bloomberg is a greedy cheap labor open border advocate.
     
  4. Flopper
    Offline

    Flopper Gold Member Gold Supporting Member Supporting Member

    Joined:
    Mar 23, 2010
    Messages:
    17,335
    Thanks Received:
    3,090
    Trophy Points:
    280
    Location:
    Washington
    Ratings:
    +6,572
    The EB-5 requires an investment of a million dollars. Maybe he thinks this is too much or like you say maybe he is not aware of it. I wasn't.
     

Share This Page