Ryan Edwards and Francesc Ortega, September 21, 2016 - "The main findings of this report are as follows:
A policy of mass deportation would immediately reduce the nation’s GDP by 1.4 percent, and ultimately by 2.6 percent, and reduce...
Tessa Berenson, TIME Magazine, Sept. 21, 2106 - "Immigration has an overall positive impact on economic growth in the United States and has small-to-no effects on wages and employment for native-born workers, according to a new report. Prepared by...
"This study aims to measure the economic impact of integrating these youths into the national economy, through the DREAM Act, by calculating their income over a 40-year period. ... In the No DREAMers Left Behind scenario, 2.1 million undocumented...
"A benchmark immigration reform would raise the pace of economic growth by nearly a percentage point over the near term, raise GDP per capita by over $1,500 and reduce the cumulative federal deficit by over $2.5 trillion." - AAF, Apr. 9, 2013...
"[L]et's step back and consider the central question that's been debated since the great wave of Ellis Island immigrants a century ago: Do foreign newcomers contribute more to the economy than they cost? ... [T]he more important rebuttal...
This Americas Society white paper provides the first comparative look at
the average economic effects of how restrictive versus non-restrictive
immigration-related city ordinances affect a city’s business
environment. In a context of high...
"The forlorn pundit doesn’t even have to make the humanitarian case that immigration reform would be a great victory for human dignity. The cold economic case by itself is so strong. Increased immigration would boost the U.S. economy. ... immigration...
Some worry that giving work permits to thousands of DREAMers will make a depressed job market even worse. Wrong. Here's why :
The President’s deferred action initiative:
gives beneficiaries the opportunity to increase their standard...
"A new study from researchers at the University of California at Los Angeles found that passage of the DREAM Act
and inclusion of students in U.S. educational and professional
institutions could generate between $1.4 and $3.6 trillion (current...
"While there is considerable debate about whether increased immigration depresses wages on the low end of the pay scale, most experts say allowing more new immigrants and offering a more secure legal footing for workers who are currently in the country...
"Opponents of Alabama's stringent
immigration law said their next phase of attack will include a new legal challenge and a
"public education" campaign targeting the state's tourism and auto industries. Wade Henderson, CEO of the...
"[C]losed-minded attitudes by many native-born Americans prevent us from
fully exploiting the opportunities presented by foreigners wanting only
an H1B visa to give this country the benefits of their skills, training,
education and network...
1. It’s really good for immigrants
2. It’s very good for the economy as a whole
3. It increases innovation
4. The typical native-born worker probably benefits
5. Low-skilled native workers probably don’t see any effect
"Each November, NAFSA issues a report – including detailed state-by-state analysis – on the economic benefits of spending by international students and their dependents to the U.S. economy. The latest analysis shows that, during the 2011...