Utah’s Better Way?

by Andrew Stuttaford

Here, writing in the Wall Street Journal, is Jason Riley with a classic piece of open borders fundamentalism (chamber of commerce variety). The article is about this:



Utah’s Republican-dominated legislature is weighing several guest-worker measures that would let market forces determine the level of foreign labor in the state work force.



Apparently, the idea that there ought to be more to such matters than ‘market forces’ is not counting for too much with some in the Utah G.O.P., or, readers will quickly discover, Mr. Riley:



Mr. Riley adds:



It wouldn’t be the first time that a state has pressed the federal government to condone a program that allows low-skilled immigrants from Mexico to meet labor shortages in the U.S. and reduces incentives for illegal immigration.



Labor shortages?

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