PHOENIX - Under Obama's new immigration policy, nearly one million illegal immigrants will become eligible to work through work visas.
Critics of the plan say that it is slap in the face to legal citizens currently out of work.
"They'll be competing with legal citizens," said Governor Jan Brewer.
Phoenix job recruiter Michael Hayes, owner of Momentum Specialized Staffing said he doesn't expect this policy change and the additional job seekers to have much impact on those looking for work.
"Anyone comes to you and says they can't get a job because these people are not being deported is giving a pretty slim excuse," he said. "It is still going to depend on experience and presentation as to who gets hired."
The competition may increase for entry level jobs but Tempe businessman Justin Owens of Corleone's Sandwich Shop on Mill Avenue said even though they get a lot of applicants they also have a hard time getting the right people in the door.
"I think it might reduce turnover," he said. "The bigger the work force the hope is we will build more business."
Republicans say the President is not giving legal workers a fair shot in an economy where jobs are hard to come by and wages are low.
The unemployment rate sits at 8.2 percent.
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