The guest-worker solution

What does it solve? Kath­leen New­land in the “Finan­cial Times”: [sub­scrip­tion] bq. A tem­po­rary work pro­gramme would tack­le one of the great engines of ille­gal immi­gra­tion: the huge and struc­tur­al appetite of the US labour mar­ket for low-wage labour. But it does not deal with the oth­ers: fam­i­ly reuni­fi­ca­tion and the ten­den­cy of immi­grants to put down roots in com­mu­ni­ties they work and live in.

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