ERIC Number: ED473310
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: N/A
Benefits to the American Economy of a More Educated Workforce. Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Immigration and Claims of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, One Hundred Sixth Congress, First Session, March 25, 1999.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on the Judiciary.
The Subcommittee on Immigration and Claims of the House Committee on the Judiciary met to hear testimony on the benefits to American workers, businesses, citizens, and legal residents of more educated immigrants in the national workforce. Statements were given by the following persons: (1) Lamar Smith, U.S. Congressman from Texas; (2) William Archey, president and chief executive officer, American Electronics Association; (3) Bebecca Quan Burdette, attorney-at-law; (4) Barry Chiswick, Department of Economics, University of Illinois, Chicago; (5) Stephen F. Clarke, senior legal specialist, Law Library of Congress; (6) James R. Edwards, Jr., researcher and author; (7) Randel K. Johnson, vice president, Labor and Employee Benefits, U.S. Chamber of Commerce; (9) Richard W. Judy, director, Center for Workforce Development, Hudson Institute; (10) Laura Reiff, attorney-at-law; and (11) Kersi B. Shroff, legal specialist, Law Library of Congress. (Eleven appendices contain the written statement of these witnesses and others submitted for the record.) (AJ)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Access to Education, Adult Education, Blacks, Economic Impact, Educational Mobility, Educational Needs, Educational Status Comparison, Educationally Disadvantaged, Elementary Secondary Education, Employment Patterns, Employment Potential, Employment Projections, Employment Qualifications, Employment Statistics, Hearings, High School Graduates, Hispanic Americans, Immigrants, Job Training, Labor Force Development, Labor Market, Labor Needs, Labor Supply, Outcomes of Education, Policy Formation, Position Papers, Public Policy, Role of Education, Salary Wage Differentials, Skilled Workers, Taxes
U.S. Government Printing Office, Superintendent of Documents, Congressional Sales Office, Washington, DC 20402. For the full transcript: http://commdocs.house.gov/committees/judiciary/hju62495.000/hju62 495_0f.htm.
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on the Judiciary.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Social Security