INSIGHT Benefits of immigration

MacKenzie, Debora
November 2014
New Scientist;11/29/2014, Vol. 224 Issue 2997, p1
The author discusses the economic aspects of immigration, focusing on research by Giovanni Peri and colleagues that found immigrants help economic growth, including boosting the wages of their host country, and U.S. president Barack Obama's executive action on immigration.


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