Tough on Immigration Is Tough on Economic Growth

Beaulier, Scott A.; Luke, Darrick C.; Smith, Daniel J.
January 2012
Freeman: Ideas on Liberty;Jan2012, Vol. 62 Issue 1, p6
Academic Journal
The article reports on the effect of strict immigration law on the economic growth in the U.S. It notes that tough immigration law has received by media attention as good for growth and job creation. It cites that due to the law, agricultural industry has been affected wherein its illegal immigrants have stopped supplying their labor during harvest seasons. It mentions that usually Americans do not want the jobs being offered to immigrants.


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