The Positive Aspects of Immigration For Northeast Ohio
There has been a lot of bad publicity surrounding immigrants lately. The trump administration has called them animals, criminals and worse.
We want to public to hear the other side of the immigration story by attending a discussion on this topic.
Clear thinking people agree that we are a nation of immigrants and they are vital to our future. Unless you are a Native American your family probably came here with little or no English skills and probably held a low skilled job until they became established.
Federal elected officials must know that closed boarders have a negative effect on the country. It is an outrage that they are too timid to speak out in defense of immigrants. Maybe they need to hear our voices.
This problem needs to be addressed because it affects you:
The United States needs more people to replace our aging population and to make up for the fact that Americans have having fewer children. More immigrants mean additional contributions Social Security and the tax base.
Local businesses from high tech to landscapers are struggling because immigrant worker programs they depend on for help have been denied. One Brecksville business that has used the Guest Visa Worker program for 20 years was denied this year. For the first time he will not have this type of help and doesn’t know where he will find manual laborers to take their place.
Local farmers are facing with a crisis this growing season because they can’t get the help they need to plant, maintain and harvest their crops.
Immigrants can help repopulate cities like Cleveland and start new small businesses.
The meeting’s speakers include: spokespersons from the US Congress and Senate, local businesses, and Global Cleveland.