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Why U.S. guest worker programs have yielded mixed results in the past

By Steve Goldstein
Published: Wednesday, May 25, 2022 - 12:59pm
Updated: Wednesday, May 25, 2022 - 6:12pm
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Unemployment numbers in the U.S. remain low, but since the pandemic began, the nation has been in the midst of a worker shortage.

And people continue to leave their current positions to try something new, thus creating other holes to fill. So is this the time to see a bipartisan push for expanded guest worker programs?

Juan Garcia is a professor emeritus in the University of Arizona’s history department.

He joined The Show to explain how successful guest worker programs been for the U.S. economy in the past.

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