Atlanta Business Chronicle: Will Immigration Crisis Undermine Manufacturing?

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The United States is facing a crisis in the manufacturing industry. Manufacturers are struggling to find skilled workers, and according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics'June 2014 report, there are a staggering 312,000 manufacturing positions open in the U.S.

While the unemployment rate in the U.S. remains high, the manufacturing industry is scrambling to find qualified workers to fill open positions.

According to the National Association of Manufacturers' (NAM) website, more than 82 percent of manufacturers report a moderate or serious shortage in skilled production workers. So, it comes as no surprise that more than 75 percent of manufacturers ...

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