Motor City Revival?
Detroit Rolls Out Welcome Mat for Skilled Immigrants
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  • Corlyss

    More likely the skilled immigrants they’ll get will be those skilled at applying for the dole, producing loads of kids who need school feeding and don’t want to assimilate, multilculti activists, and other tax users. They already have one of the largest Muslim populations in the US. What more do they want??? Oh, wait . . . a federal bailout. Right.

  • Jacksonian_Libertarian

    America doesn’t need anymore immigrants, it needs be released from an overwhelming Government Burden that is crushing the economy. Detroit needs to be fixed, but these attempts to somehow avoid the harsh reality that the Blue model is crashing and burning, is just stupid. With unemployment in the US so high, hiring employees is just a matter of announcing the job openings, too get 5-10 applicants for every job. So, why in the world do we need foreigners to come here to take American jobs? Over a million legal immigrants come to America every year, and over a million more illegal aliens come as well. So if Detroit is such a good place for them, how come the population is falling and it’s not being overrun by immigrants?

  • Peripatetic

    The logistics of enforcing city-specific visas would be daunting. Nevertheless, the politics of this suggestion are very interesting: a flood of talented immigrants into Detroit would surely bring new political forces into play. Would the democrats who control Detroit politics welcome these political changes?

  • Boritz

    Doing the jobs skilled Americans won’t do…

  • TommyTwo

    “grant visas to 50,000 highly skilled foreign workers to come and work in Detroit over the next five years”

    So Detroit is hoping to attract people who are ignorant or desperate enough to move to a place that Americans have deserted? How about fixing Detroit to make it attractive to Americans?

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