Shumaker Manufacturing

A Legal & Industry Review

U.S. Manufacturers Need Immigration Certainty to Grow Economy

Ramos_Maria_LIWhen President Barack Obama unveiled his Immigration Accountability Executive Actions in 2014, a measure supported by the National Association of Manufacturers, the media was focused on how the current administration’s immigration initiatives would affect the millions of undocumented workers. Very little media attention, if any, was given to how the proposed immigration changes would impact the lives of immigrants legally living here. Indeed, virtually nothing was said regarding the fact that the lack of immigration reform has put our manufacturing sector at a competitive disadvantage. Continue reading