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Merit-Based Immigration System

Lazaro Zamora / Blog April 11, 2017

Moving towards a merit-based immigration system that prioritizes skills and education would represent a dramatic shift in priorities in U.S. immigration policy.

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Don’t Neglect the Benefits of Lesser-Skilled Immigration

Kenneth Megan / Blog April 4, 2017

Policymakers would be wise not to neglect the benefits of lesser-skilled immigration—which fills a unique role in the labor market, and is a crucial driver of economic growth in America.

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Immigration and the Labor Force: Part IV

Kenneth Megan / Blog January 29, 2016

Immigration opponents are quick to blame foreign-born workers for driving down wages of native-born Americans, while immigration advocates claim precisely the opposite.

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Immigration and the Labor Force, Part III

Kenneth Megan / Blog December 1, 2015

Immigrant-heavy industries suffered greater job losses during the Great Recession, but have also seen higher levels of employment growth in the years since.

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Immigration and the Labor Force, Part II

Kenneth Megan / Blog September 21, 2015

Immigration helps to create and support jobs by spurring innovation, filling labor shortages and complementing the native-born workforce.

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Immigration and the Labor Force

Kenneth Megan / Blog August 25, 2015

Factors other than immigration have driven the decline in employment and labor force participation among native-born Americans over the past 15 years.

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