wRITE ABOUT 600 WORDS PER ESSAY. MUST INCLUDE CITATIONS FROM 2 SOURCES IN THE S
wRITE ABOUT 600 WORDS PER ESSAY. MUST INCLUDE CITATIONS FROM 2 SOURCES IN THE S
wRITE ABOUT 600 WORDS PER ESSAY. MUST INCLUDE CITATIONS FROM 2 SOURCES IN THE SYLLABUS PER ESSAY. 1: What are the economic costs and benefits of immigration? -How are different classes of “native” workers affected economically by the different types of immigration? What is the labor market and the fiscal impact of immigrants in the US? How do low-skilled immigrants affect wages and government budgets? How does immigration impact a country’s GDP? -What kind of a debate exists in politics and economics on this issue? Which authors/politicians say what? 2: What are the general theories that explain why immigrants emigrate? -What conditions need to be present in receiving and sending countries for immigration to occur? -Who migrates and why? -Describe key facts and trends about who the immigrants in the US are as well. Soreces: -Roger Lowenstein, “The Immigration Equation,” The New York Times Magazine, July 9, 2006 Economics cont. Francine D. Blau and Gretchen Donehower, “President Trump said a major report found immigration hurt the economy. 2 authors respond.” Vox -Brookings Institute, “THE COSTS AND BENEFITS OF IMMIGRATION” PAGES 1-2; 8-20. -Bob Davis, “The Thorny Economics of Illegal Immigration - WSJ: Arizona’s economy took a hit when many illegal immigrants left, but benefits also materialized,” Wall Street Journal, Feb 9, What is immigration? Who are the immigrants? Why do people emigrate? -Pew Research: Key findings about US immigrants -Pew Research Center, “5 facts about illegal immigration in the US” -Brookings: 21st century immigration favors Asians and college grads as the US foreign-born share rises -Vox Video: Why the US has so many Filipino nurses

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