All Tennessee’s Employment Growth Since 2000 Went to Immigrants

Breitbart — Since 2000, Tennessee’s net employment growth has gone to immigrants, despite the fact that native-born Americans accounted for 60 percent of the state’s working-age population growth, a new report from a limited immigration group reveals. According to a new Center for Immigration Studies analysis of government employment data released Monday, the number of working-age immigrants holding a job in Tennessee increased by 94,000 from 2000 to 2014. However, the number of working-age Americans in the state holding a job declined 47,000. In its report, CIS points out that both of Tennessee’s senators, Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-TN) and Bob Corker (R-TN), voted for the comprehensive immigration bill that passed the Senate last summer, which would have vastly increased the number of foreign workers in the United States. [Read More]