The COVID-19 pandemic has dealt a significant blow to America’s economy and countless Americans will be looking for jobs in the coming months. To ease competition in the labor force, four senators are pushing for a ban on certain temporary workers. But the plan would also block highly-educated workers from coming to America on H-1B visas. Rather than helping the nation’s economic recovery, banning foreign professionals, who are in short supply, will have the opposite effect.
You can read this commentary in The Economic Standard.