If Congress and other policymakers take the right steps in important areas, then abundance is within reach.
The CGO polled 1,000 Americans to learn what they think about abundance, technology and innovation, and America’s prospects for the future.
Authors Joaquin Alfredo-Angel Rubalcaba, Jose R. Bucheli, and Camila Morales evaluate the labor supply behavior of US-born Hispanic youth.
In this paper, Todd Griffith examines what happened with manufacturing and productivity after Immigration Reform and Control Act took effect.
What happens to immigrant communities when immigration enforcement is strictly enforced? Children may be affected the most.
During the Great Depression, the United States removed approximately 263,000 Mexicans, including US citizens. This paper looks at some of the effects.
This little known ICE program called IMAGE has some serious issues. Daniel Chand of Kent State University explains in this working paper.
How much does an immigration visa cost? In this policy paper, Korok Ray answers and estimates how many immigrants the U.S. can take in.
In this paper, economists Catalina Amuedo-Dorantes and Agnese Romiti examine how Brexit affected international student applications to study in the UK.
Companies hire workers outside the US for positions in the country. Omid Bagheri examines if immigrants are a cheaper workforce than natives.
This piece summarizes research on the costs and benefits of 287(g) programs and The Secure Communities Program.
In this paper, the authors explore Hurricane Maria’s economic effects on native earnings within the Orlando area.
Researchers examine whether occupational licensing improves the match between workers’ skills and those needed for their occupations.
The study shows that adopting welcoming policies towards immigrants increases VAWA self-petitions. Learn more about the research here.
This research paper examines how US employers use the H-1B visa program to find workers. Learn more about H-1B visas in the US.
What would happen if policymakers decided to provide a path to citizenship for all 11 million immigrants? What about deport all 11 million?
This working paper from Washington University's Yuki Otsu finds no evidence that sanctuary policies cause an increase in crime overall.
This essay discusses the positive-sum benefits of immigration and decentralized solutions to immigrant needs during COVID-19.
Examples that highlight the key role immigrants play in western countries and provide several important lessons for policy.
The United States will become stronger than ever, and far stronger than China, by embracing its heritage of exceptional openness.
To retain the gains from international trade, immigration, and global capital flows, we need to modernize economic policy to suit the current era.
Using data over 18 years, the study examines crime rates in Arizona before and after the passage of SB 1070. Learn more about the research here.
The United States should be a beacon of opportunity that welcomes talented, hard-working people, not one that closes its doors to foreigners.
Reform should expand immigration, not contract it. Immigration is advantageous to America's economic growth and to our role in a global recovery.
Economic integration and openness to foreign talent are a stronger path for long-term success as a country. See William Kerr's symposium contribution here.
One of the dangers of a crisis is that measures are initially put in place as temporary yet remain thereafter. It’s happened before.
The importance of immigrant entrepreneurs as firm founders and job creators has grown significantly over the last few decades.
Despite their distinct contributions to the economy during the pandemic, many immigrants have been largely excluded from CARES protections.
Researchers found that counties where more Danes migrated after 1880 then specialized in dairying and used more modern practices. Learn more here.
COVID-19 risks are generating fear and uncertainty, which may trigger further aversion to immigration and even more restrictive policies.