Does Pushing Undocumented Immigrants out of a State Help or Hurt the Local Economy?

Does Pushing Undocumented Immigrants out of a State Help or Hurt the Local Economy?

February 12, 2016

As a recent Wall Street Journal article describes, Moody’s Analytics has concluded that the mass departures of unauthorized immigrants from Arizona “reduced competition for low-skilled jobs” and “was a boon for some native-born construction and agricultural workers who got jobs or raises.” However they also report it shaved roughly 2 percent per year off of […]

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