Immigration Law

Recent Posts

Unpub. BIA Cancellation Victory; Mexico; Education; Economic Conditions
Posted on 7 Jan 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"The respondent, now 40 years old, testified that his family, including his five United States citizen daughters and his undocumented wife, would accompany him to Mexico, and that he finds it necessary to take his large family to the small village... Read More

The Economic Reality Of Tough Immigration Laws
Posted on 10 Oct 2011 by Daniel M. Kowalski

""Since this law went in to effect, I've had a total 11 people that were Americans come and ask for work," Boatwright says. "A total of one of those actually came back the next day." That one worker picked about four... Read More

Video of Cato Book Forum - The Economics of Immigration: Market-Based Approaches, Social Science, and Public Policy
Posted on 10 Jan 2016 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Cato Institute, Jan. 6, 2015 - "Featuring the editor Benjamin Powell, Director, Free Market Institute, and Professor of Economics, Rawls College of Business, Texas Tech University; Senior Fellow, Independent Institute; author Alex Nowrasteh, immigration... Read More

The Economic Contribution of Unauthorized Workers: An Industry Analysis
Posted on 2 Dec 2016 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Ryan Edwards, Francesc Ortega, NBER Working Paper No. 22834, November 2016 - "This paper provides a quantitative assessment of the economic contribution of unauthorized workers to the U.S. economy, and the potential gains from legalization. We employ... Read More