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US Chamber of Commerce CEO calls for doubling immigration into US, 'permanent solution' for DACA recipients
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The head of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce used a speech this week to call for the doubling of legal immigration into the United States as well as a "permanent solutions" for illegal immigrants who came to the country as children.
CEO Suzanne Clark said in the speech Tuesday that fellow CEOs and business leaders believe there is a "workforce shortage" posing a crisis that is "contributing to supply chain disruptions and rising inflation."
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"So, who wants to put their talent to work and pursue their dreams in a dynamic economy flush with opportunity? Immigrants of every skill level. Where are they going to go? The U.S. or Canada? Let’s make it Austin or Boston, Atlanta or Denver, or any of the countless U.S. destinations in search of top talent," she said.
"We must double the number of people legally immigrating to the U.S. And we must create a permanent solution for the 'dreamers' – those young men and women who know no other home and who contribute to their communities, but whose legal status is in limbo," she said.