Immigration Law

Recent Posts

The Biggest Immigration Wave in US History Had Huge Economic Benefits, Study Shows
Posted on 29 Mar 2019 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Carly Cassella, Science Alert, Mar. 18, 2019 "Over a hundred years ago, from 1850 to 1920, the United States of America experienced a wave of mass migration like never before - the highest levels in its history. While the topic of immigration remains... Read More

Cleveland Fed President: USA Needs More Immigration to Save Economy
Posted on 20 Nov 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Jeff Cox, CNBC, Nov. 16, 2017 - "The U.S. economy faces higher deficits, reduced government benefits and near-zero interest rates unless policymakers act aggressively, Cleveland Fed President Loretta Mester said Thursday. In a speech to the Cato... Read More

The Immigration Effect
Posted on 20 Jul 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Lena Groeger, ProPublica. July 19, 2017 - "There’s a Way for President Trump to Boost the Economy by Four Percent, But He Probably Won’t Like It. President Trump has promised to increase U.S. economic growth – in fact, he’s... Read More

Report: Immigration Doesn’t Hurt Native Jobs or Wages in the U.S.
Posted on 21 Sep 2016 by Daniel M. Kowalski

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... Read More

Rebooting the American Dream: The Role of Immigration in a 21st Century Economy
Posted on 9 Nov 2011 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"The first step in reforming our immigration system is to understand the basic facts surrounding the debate. This report seeks to answer some basic questions about the role of immigration in today’s economy." - IPC, Nov. 8, 2011 . Read More

No More Waiting on Legal Immigration
Posted on 27 Feb 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"As this article will show, an assertive President Obama, with his eyes transfixed on the reelection prize, can do much more to improve our immigration regulations and agency practices, which the President oversees through the Departments of... Read More

Immigration Helps US City Economies and Labor Markets, S&P Says
Posted on 20 May 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"With immigration on the minds of many voters in the run-up to this November’s presidential election, the U.S.-based financial services company Standard & Poor’s released Thursday some surprising information. The widely-held... Read More

Midwest Farm Town, Transformed by Immigration, Thrives
Posted on 21 Jun 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

" Beardstown lost population from 1980 to 2000, from 7,232 to 5,766, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. But it grew from 2000 to 2010, back up to 6,123. Blacks increased from 52 to 360, while the number of Latinos grew from 1,032 to 1,994. The... Read More

Legal Immigration Benefits Economy: Expert
Posted on 28 Jul 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

" Legal immigration has benefited the economy overall, said Stephen Yale-Loehr , a Cornell University Law School professor who works on immigration and asylum law. A 2011 report from the American Enterprise Institute found that temporary workers... Read More