The Economics of Immigration Reform

Immigration Reform: Implications for Growth, Budgets and Housing
Effective immigration reform can be a powerful instrument of economic revitalization. By increasing the overall population and particularly the number of working-age labor force participants, reform can help expand the economy, contribute to higher overall average wages, generate more consumer spending, and spur new demand for residential housing construction. By supporting stronger economic growth, immigration reform can also reduce the federal budget deficit substantially. — Read the report

BPC Analysis Finds Immigration Reform Produces Economic Benefits
A new study released by the Bipartisan Policy Center found that immigration reform would bring significant positive impacts to the U.S. economy by growing the labor force, jumpstarting new residential housing construction and reducing deficits in the long-term. The analysis, Immigration Reform: Implications for Growth, Budget and Housing, was designed to produce a complete and balanced assessment of immigration reform's economic and budgetary impacts. — Read the press release

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Young New Workers l Housing Demand l Deficit Reduction
Immigration Reform vs. Enforcement Alone