A collection of testimonies by Professor Vernon M. Briggs Jr., a member of the faculty of the School of Industrial and Labor Relations at Cornell University, who specializes in human resource economics and public policy.

Please Note: The primary document for each record is the unpublished manuscript. Where possible, we have included the published testimony from the U.S. Government Printing Office as a related document.

Professor Briggs has deposited his papers at the Kheel Center. The material available through this site is a portion of a larger collection in paper format, information on which may be obtained by contacting the Kheel Center.

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Manuscripts from 2010

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Illegal Immigration: The Impact on Wages and Employment of Black Workers, Vernon M. Briggs Jr

Manuscripts from 2007

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Immigration Policy and Organized Labor: A Never-Ceasing Issue, Vernon M. Briggs Jr

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Real Immigration Reform: The Path To Credibility, Vernon M. Briggs Jr

Manuscripts from 2006

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Immigration Reform and the U.S. Labor Force: The Questionable "Wisdom" of S.2611 , Vernon M. Briggs Jr.

Manuscripts from 2004

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Guestworker Programs for Low-Skilled Workers: Lessons from the Past and Warnings for the Future, Vernon M. Briggs Jr.

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Guestworker Programs Lessons from the Past and Warnings for the Future, Vernon M. Briggs Jr.

Manuscripts from 2003

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Immigration Policy and Low Wage Workers: The Influence of American Unionism, Vernon M. Briggs Jr.

Manuscripts from 1999

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Immigration Policy and the Plight of Unskilled Workers, Vernon M. Briggs Jr.

Manuscripts from 1995

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Illegal Immigration and the U.S. Labor Market of the 1990s, Vernon M. Briggs Jr.

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Immigration Reform and the U.S. Labor Force, Vernon M. Briggs Jr.

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Testimony Before the U.S. Commission on Immigration Reform, Vernon M. Briggs Jr.

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Testimony on H.R. 1915 , Vernon M. Briggs Jr.

Manuscripts from 1991

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Immigration Policy and the Labor Force of New York, Vernon M. Briggs Jr.

Manuscripts from 1990

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Labor Market Transformation: The Role of U.S. Immigration Policy, Vernon M. Briggs Jr.

Manuscripts from 1989

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Testimony on the Proposed Removal of Bans on Industrial Homework in the Apparel Industry, Vernon M. Briggs Jr.

Manuscripts from 1987

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Employment Implications of U.S. Immigration Policy, Vernon M. Briggs Jr.

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The Reform of the Legal Immigration System of the United States, Vernon M. Briggs Jr.

Manuscripts from 1985

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The Rural Labor Force: Unemployment and Underemployment Issues, Vernon M. Briggs Jr.

Manuscripts from 1981

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Employer Sanctions and Immigration Reform, Vernon M. Briggs Jr.

Manuscripts from 1978

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Foreign Policy Implications of Illegal Immigration from Mexico, Vernon M. Briggs Jr.

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Labor Market Implications of Prevailing Immigration Policies and Practices, Vernon M. Briggs Jr.

Manuscripts from 1970

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Contract Compliance and Equal Employment Opportunity in the Construction Industry, Vernon M. Briggs Jr.