Tag Archives: Economy

2 Nobel-winning economists speak out on our big economic problem: not enough immigration

Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo are immigrants themselves — and they both think the evidence shows we need more people like them. ...

Study backs up Andrew Yang’s claim about immigrants

Presidential candidate Andrew Yang said that “immigrants are being scapegoated” for reasons that have “nothing to do with our economy” during the second night of the Democratic debates on Wednesday night. ...

In My Iowa Town, We Need Immigrants

Julio Barroso was not there last week as President Trump bellowed during his visit to Iowa, closing a job-training round table with another tirade on immigration. ...

Undocumented immigrants have become vital to key sectors of U.S. economy

While the nation’s attention is currently focused on the southern border, what’s being forgotten is that millions of undocumented immigrants continue to live in the U.S. – and most of them work. ...

Here’s how the business community can get its way on immigration and trade

The Federal Reserve’s so-called Beige Book, released on Wednesday, found that “Outlooks remained positive, but contacts in various sectors including manufacturing, agriculture, and transportation expressed concern about ...

Undocumented immigrants pay billions of dollars in federal taxes each year

One of the biggest misconceptions about undocumented immigrants is that they don’t pay any taxes. In his first address to Congress, President Trump set the tone for his coming immigration agenda when he said immigration ...

America needs more workers. Trump’s war on immigration won’t help.

The causes of America’s worker shortfall include an aging population and a birthrate that recently hit a historic low. With the jobless rate bumping along at just above 4 percent, companies desperate to fill orders and m ...

Without immigration, our economy is in big trouble

Unfortunately, it's not just me. Other employers are having a hard time finding the right candidates to fill vacancies at all skill and experience levels. And as if this weren't bad enough, the US Census Bureau just repo ...

Without immigration, our economy is in big trouble

Unfortunately, it's not just me. Other employers are having a hard time finding the right candidates to fill vacancies at all skill and experience levels. And as if this weren't bad enough, the US Census Bureau just repo ...

Trump says American workers are hurt by immigration. But after ICE raided this Texas town, they never showed up.

Not on the day of the Big Raid. Nothing leaked out. State police sealed off the highways in and out of town. ICE agents came with a fleet of empty buses and left with them full.  ...

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