Sponsorship: The Key to a Temporary Worker Program
Publication Date: February 2007
Publisher(s): Heritage Foundation (Washington, D.C.)
Author(s): Tim Kane
Series: Executive Memorandum
Keywords: Immigration; illegal immigration; guest worker; reform
Coverage: United States
The core labor-market engine powering the guest worker immigration system should be based on free-market principles. Sponsorship is the only option that will operate smoothly, fairly, and flexibly to serve U.S. policy goals and the U.S. economy by harnessing the power of the market to finance, manage, and enforce a temporary worker program.