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But couldn't a solution to the Social Security mess and the Baby Boomer stock money withdrawal be to let in as many new educated immigrants to the USA as possible?"--epgumpel

We've already "been there done that" back in the 90's when we needed software and electrical engineers. Based on what I've been reading lately, many jobs requiring a good education are now in India & China, and that trend is growing.

I think the current need is for nurses and other health service professionals and clerks - apparently can't get enough folks here in the states (low wages bad hours maybe?). My sister, a manager in a hospital medical records dept., blames it on poor college curriculums; colleges don't ask what kind of training the hospitals need, so the hospitals and health service companies are having to go outside the US to get qualified people. What a shame.

I think there are still quite a few unemployed college grads in the US of A today.
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