President Trump proposes to cut the number of green cards issued each year from one million to 500,000 and issuing them based on skill levels. While our guest, Edward Conard, believes he may be on to something regarding the skills assessment he feels that fewer green cards will not support the economic growth necessary to sustain benefits to our aging baby boomer population. Mr. Conard is an American Enterprise Institute visiting scholar and a former Bain Capital partner. He is also the author of ‘The Upside of Inequality: How Good Intentions Undermine the Middle Class.
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