Refugees needed to replace lack of workers
Letter to the Editor
Last updated 8/29/2019 at 8:33am
Not only is the current Trump administration refugee policy cruelly inhumane, it also courts long-term economic disaster for our country.
Japan already suffers greatly from the problem of too few young workers to support its aging population. At least two other major countries, the U.S. and China, are approaching the same problem with their similarly low birth rates.
So where to get more young workers? By increasing refugees rather than burdening the world with more population problems by raising birth rates. The throngs seeking asylum, predominantly young people, are hungry for education...