Family 1st – no improvement for most countries; two week advance for Mexico and one month advance for Philippines.
Family 2A – most countries stalled at January 2008; Mexico stalled at April 2005.
Family 2B – world numbers stalled at April 2003; Dominican Republic retrogresses from March 2002 to January 1997; Mexico and Philippines advance two weeks.
Family 3rd – most countries stalled at January 2001; Philippines stalled at October 1991; Mexico advances one month to 22 November 1992.
Family 4th – most countries retrogress from 2002 to 01 January 2000; Philippines stalled at October 1991; Mexico advances one month to 01 January 1996.
Employment 1st – still current in all categories
Employment 2nd – weak movement for India and China; one week improvement for China (01 July 2006) and still stalled for India (8 May 2006).
Employment 3rd – one month advance for most countries to 01 April 2005; two week advance for China to 01 January 2004; one week advance for Dominican Republic to 01 April 2005; three week advance for India to 22 February 2002; Mexico jumps three months to 08 July 2003; one week advance for Philippines to 01 April 2005.
Employment 3rd Other Workers – most countries advance one week to 01 May 2003; China advances two weeks to 01 January 2004; Dominican Republic advances one week to 01 April 2005; India advances three weeks to 22 February 2002; Mexico jumps three months to 08 July 2003l Philippines advances one week to 01 April 2005.
Arizona Immigration Obsession Hurting Business Recruitment
You don't get jobs if you can't recruit business to your state. That's why every state in the union has an agency for economic development that works hand in hand with local chambers of commerce. When your state has a reputation for being full of gun-toting, immigrant bashers, that makes the job a lot tougher.
Greg Siskind is a partner in Siskind Susser's Memphis, Tennessee, office. After graduating magna cum laude from Vanderbilt University, he received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Chicago. Mr. Siskind is a member of AILA, a board member of the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society, and a member of the ABA, where he serves on the LPM Publishing Board as Marketing Vice Chairman. He is the author of several books, including the J Visa Guidebook and The Lawyer's Guide to Marketing on the Internet. Mr. Siskind practices all areas of immigration law, specializing in immigration matters of the health care and technology industries. He can be reached by email at email@example.com.
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