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The Economics of Immigration Reform

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

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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.

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KEYWORDS: ECONOMIC GROWTH, INFOGRAPHICS

Budget and Economics
Reform Legislation