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Don’t Use COVID-19 as an Excuse to Turn Away Skilled Immigrants

The Trump administration is reportedly planning to limit immigration for skilled workers in order to boost employment for domestic workers. Yale SOM’s Jeffrey Sonnenfeld writes that such a move would stifle innovation and even endanger Americans’ health.
New U.S. citizens recite the the Oath of Allegiance during a naturalization ceremony at Rockefeller Center in New York City in September 2019. Photo: Drew Angerer/Getty Images.