Immigration in the U.S.: An Research Paper
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When economic conditions plummet, as they did in 2008, anti-immigrant sentiment may increase even more. Blaming immigrants is a popular pastime but it doesn't change the facts.
As America braces for a bruising round of political debate on the immigration issue, having a sense of which facts are accurate and which are myths will help both citizens and policy-makers. Welfare reform and immigration reform policies can change the process for obtaining public benefits and obtaining legal status, respectively. But these differences will impact the economic sector only in minor ways. The bottom line is clear. Immigrants benefit the American economy in...
...Those who favor a strong economic engine in the U.S. would do well to welcome our neighbors from around the world.
American Civil Liberties Union. 2002. Immigrants Rights: Immigrants and the Economy.
Available at: http://www.aclu.org/immigrants-rights/immigrants-and-economy
Anrig, Greg and Tova Wang. 2004. Immigration, Jobs, and the American Economy. The Century Foundation. Available at:
Holzer, Harry, 2006. Does Immigration Help or Hurt Less-Educated Americans?
Testimony before the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee: April 25. Washington,
Lowenstein, Roger. 2006. The Immigration Equation. The New York Times Magazine,
July 9: New York, N.Y. Available at: http://www.nytimes.com/2006/07/09/magazine/09IMM.html
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