Donald Trump a year ago has said he would deport all undocumented workers who are estimated to be 11 million workers. This means 11 million people will lose their jobs and worst still they will be sent back to their various countries with nothing.
Hillary Clinton on the other hand proposed creating a pathway to citizenship for undocumented workers and increasing visa programs for skilled workers.
Both proposals sound good but they both have their advantages.
A new forecasting tool at Wharton School at the University Of Pennsylvania estimates that by 2030 about 4 million jobs will be lost if Trump’s policy is implemented and not just that but these jobs are those which no one else would want. “A lot of undocumented workers are taking on jobs that frankly no one else wants, so it’s unlikely those jobs are going to be filled,” says Kent Smetters, an economics professor at Wharton
To Clinton’s policy Wharton says U.S. would lose 400,000 jobs by 2030. Smetters says that by making undocumented workers legal citizens, they gain access to safety nets like unemployment insurance and would therefore be a little less inclined to work.
It should be noted however that Trump graduated from Wharton in 1968.
To these all we can only say may the best man win. Or woman …