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February 25, 2021

The 1965 Immigration Act: A Little Humility, Please!

Jason Richwine

Experts were wrong to predict that the 1965 Immigration Act would not change the ethnic mix of the U.S. population and “would increase the amount of authorized immigration by only a fraction....

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February 25, 2021

Immigration “Experts” vs. Wage

Steven A. Camarota

Economists and news outlets that perpetuate the myth that mass immigration does not affect wages are doing America’s low-skilled laborers (including immigrants) a great disservice.

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December 14, 2020

Economic Nationalism, Immigration, and Higher Education

Pedro Gonzalez

Higher education’s participation in a variety of immigrant visa programs puts the pecuniary interests of colleges and universities squarely at odds with the interests of their graduates.

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