Is immigration the key to dealing with a shrinking workforce?
Jan 29, 2019

Is immigration the key to dealing with a shrinking workforce?

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How could imposing sanctions on Venezuela affect you at the gas pump? After two missed paychecks, federal workers hope payroll gets into gear to give them their due by the end of the week. Plus, in the last part of our mini-series on fertility's impact on the economy, we take a look at how immigration  could help a shrinking American workforce.

Today's show is sponsored by SignNowWasabi Hot Cloud StorageWellFrame  and the Alliance for Lifetime Income.

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How immigration could help a shrinking American labor force

Young, productive workers "are the new scarce resource," one expert says.
Immigrants stand for the national anthem before becoming American citizens at a naturalization ceremony held at the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services in New York City in 2013.
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How could imposing sanctions on Venezuela affect you at the gas pump? After two missed paychecks, federal workers hope payroll gets into gear to give them their due by the end of the week. Plus, in the last part of our mini-series on fertility’s impact on the economy, we take a look at how immigration  could help a shrinking American workforce.

Today’s show is sponsored by SignNowWasabi Hot Cloud StorageWellFrame  and the Alliance for Lifetime Income.

The team

Nicole Childers Executive Producer
Victoria Craig Producer, BBC
Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC
Jonathan Frewin Producer, BBC
Daniel Shin Producer
Candace Manriquez Wrenn Producer/Editor
Brian Allison Engineer
Meredith Garretson Producer
Rose Conlon Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer/Director