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Immigration helps American workers: The definitive argument May 7, 2014

Posted by sandyclaus in Uncategorized.
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Despite manifold evidence to the contrary, the trope that immigrants steal Americans’ jobs and depress their wages comes up again and again when Congress toys with passing immigration reform (which, hey, might happen this year, you never know). It’s simple economics, the opponents insist: Increase the labor supply, and the price of work declines. There are only so many job openings in the world, and immigrants will fill them more cheaply if you let more of them in.

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