Tuesday, April 23, 2024

Auctioning Work Permits: A Market-Based Approach to Immigration Reform

WASHINGTON — An immigration system that is complicated and filled with outdated policies needs fixing, the general consensus says; but there is still no consensus on how. “A patchwork of harsh laws in various states cannot result in anything resembling a coherent or effective immigration policy,” said Cecilia Muñoz, director of the Domestic Policy Council […]

U.S. Immigration Policy: The Border Between

Event Announcement U.S. Immigration Policy:  The Border Between Reform and the Economy A Hamilton Project Policy Discussion Tuesday, May 15, 2012, 9:30 am – 12:30 pm The National Press Club Ballroom, 529 14th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20045 America’s immigration policy no longer serves the needs of our fast-changing global economy. Failure to address immigration […]

Opposition to DREAM Act by Latinos

The anti-immigrant group Progressives for Immigration Reform (PFIR) announced a press conference today on Capitol Hill in opposition to the DREAM Act to be attended by Latino leaders and a bipartisan group of members of Congress. The press release named Carmen Perez as the leader of the coalition. “Latino leaders are gathered today in solidarity. […]

Immigration Good for U.S. Economy

Immigration expands the economy’s productive capacity, stimulates investment and promotes specialization that in the long run boosts productivity says an Economic Letter published by the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco. The letter written by Giovanni Peri, an associate professor at the University of California, Davis, and a visiting scholar at the FRBSF, summarizes recent […]