Guest worker programs, Amnesty, National unemployment rates

Americans Need Jobs; Senate Focuses On Illegals

By Bob Parks Monday, June 22, 2009

At least we know what the priorities ... rcID=49907 are on Capitol Hill.

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D.-Nev.) says he wants to enact a new guest worker program as part of a comprehensive immigration reform bill that he is vowing to take up in Congress.

Reid announced his intention to enact a new guest worker program last week despite the fact that the economy is in a deep recession and the national unemployment rate has reached 9.4%, a level that has not been seen since 1983 and that is rare in the post-World War II era.

Of course, this will be yet another bit of “changeâ€