WORKER SHORTAGES AT THE TOP AND BOTTOM OF THE ECONOMY

ImmigrationWorks USA Worker shortages - anecdotes from across America

Center for American Progress Replacing the undocumented workforce

National Foundation for American Policy Report on impact of high-skill labor restrictions

James Holt White paper report on farm labor shortages

SaveSmallBusiness.org Report on H2B program

 

LOW-SKILLED AND AGRICULTURE WORKERS

Wall Street Journal Labor shortage besets home builders 5-1-14

New York Times
California farmers short of labor, and patience 3-29-14

Denver Post Lack of immigration reform means worker shortage for Colorado builders 1-10-14

National Journal For farmers, immigration questions are crucial 9-3-13

Wall Street Journal America's farm labor pool is graying 8-12-13

Wall Street Journal Editorial: The farm worker shortage 6-5-13

Leading Builders of America Anecdotes from the construction industry 3-13

Wall Street Journal Tight market for farmhands 2-19-13

Sacramento Bee California farmers report labor shortages 12-5-12

USA TODAY Construction industry faces worker shortage 11-28-12

Wall Street Journal Washington State: Many apples, few pickers 10-9-12

NPR In Washington, picker shortage threatens apple boom 10-3-12

Bloomberg Africans snap up Alabama jobs that law intended for Americans 9-24-12

ABC News California farmers struggle with worker shortages 8-14-12

Contra Costa Times California farmers fear labor shortage 8-1-12

Winston Salem Journal Farm labor shortage could loom for North Carolina 7-30-12

Huffington Post Arizona struggles to fill construction labor demand 7-3-12

McClatchy Newspapers Fewer workers cross border, creating U.S. farm labor shortage 7-2-12

Wall Street Journal North Dakota city draws foreign workers  6-28-12

Bloomberg Arizona's new housing crisis: No workers 6-28-12

Seattle Times Plenty of asparagus, few workers to pick it 6-25-12

Washington Post Alabama law drives out illegal immigrants but also has unexpected consequences 6-17-12

McClatchy Newspapers Changing border dynamics have farmers facing lack of seasonal workers 6-10-12

GPB News Georgia farms still seeing labor shortages 6-6-12

Reuters In Alabama, strict immigration law sows discord 5-30-12

Fox News Latino Alabama immigration crackdown prompts farmers to scale back production 5-13-12

WAFF News Alabama farms impacted by immigration law 4-19-12

NBC News Georgia growers: Too few workers to harvest Vidalia onions 4-12-12

 

SEASONAL WORKERS

The Annapolis Capital MD crab houses explore state prisons to replace guest workers 4-28-09

Southern Maryland Online MD seafood packers starved for workers 4-16-09

Associated Press Crab industry worries about few visas for pickers 3-24-09

The Lafayette Parish Daily Comet Katrina-hit region struggles for guest worker visas 2-08-09

Associated Press CO Gov. Ritter says immigration laws hurt ski industry 1-28-09

The Nantucket Inquirer & Mirror MA island businesses brace for summer staff shortages 1-15-09

Travel Daily News U.S. ski resorts suffering from reduced H2B caps 11-03-08

 

SKILLED WORKERS

Los Angeles Times Manufacturing shortage could multiply by ten by 2020 10-15-12

Bloomberg Caterpillar's worker hunt 10-9-12

Detroit Free Press Computer firms try to handle mainframe worker shortage 8-15-12

Daily Mail Reporter Floating city off coast of Silicon Valley: For immigrants who can't get visas 6-6-12

Wall Street Journal Demand rises for skilled-worker visas 4-9-12

American Health Care Association Immigration reform could ease workforce shortages 7-1-11