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‘Unskilled’ immigrants help to ease the pain of dying Americans

President Trump wants the U.S. immigration system to shift away from family-based to skills-based migration.

  • Cati Coe
  • The Conversation

This move would prioritize bringing in those who are highly educated and skilled, to the exclusion of unskilled immigrant workers.

However, some forms of “unskilled” care work for seniors are rapidly on the rise, leading experts to worry about labor shortfalls in these areas as baby boomers age.

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services estimates that 27 million people will require long-term care in 2050, double the…

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