When Immigration Matters

Q&A Guide to Arizona's New Immigration Law

Posted by Michael Pollak on Wed, Jun 02, 2010 @ 7:55 PM

What You Need to Know About The New Law and How It Can Impact Your State

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What Reforming Immigration Could Do For America

Posted by Michael Pollak on Thu, Mar 25, 2010 @ 12:47 AM

The Immigration Policy Center of the American Immigration Council presents: "Out With the Old, In With the New: What Reforming Immigration Could Do For America."  

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Myth: Removing Illegal Aliens Improves Job Prospects for Americans

Posted by Michael Pollak on Wed, Nov 25, 2009 @ 8:16 AM

Although the United States is currently experiencing its highest unemployment levels in a generation, it is untrue that subtracting 8.3 million unauthorized immigrant workers from the labor force would automatically improve job prospects for the 15.7 million Americans who are now unemployed.  Employment is not a "zero sum" game.  Swapping unemployed natives for employed unauthorized immigrants is not valid economically.  In reality, native workers and immigrants workers are not easily interchangeable says the Immigration Policy Center.  Even if unemployed native workers were willing to travel across the country or take jobs for which they are overqualified, that is hardly a long-term strategy for economic recovery.  Legalizing millions of unauthorized workers, taxpayers, and consumers would benefit the economy by increasing tax revenues and consumer spending.

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