An interesting take on the anti-immigrant movement in this country. So much rhetoric, so little factual basis. Studies like this will be ignored or discounted, but they are at least based on facts.

As per historical trends, the recent economic stupor has led to an increase in anti-immigrant sentiments and xenophobia generally. However via Kevin Drum comes a study from the San Francisco Fed about how immigration has next to no negative effects on employment and actually raises average incomes of native-born workers: The analysis begins with the well-documented phenomenon that U.S.-born workers and immigrants tend to take different occupation … Read More

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