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How does immigration affect the U.S. economy?

Posted on: September 5th, 2019 by The Science behind IT No Comments

The U.S. economy is large enough that, over the long term, immigration doesn’t have much effect overall on wages or the employment rate. When we have seen short-run impacts, they’ve mostly been in narrow segments of the population—people working in a specific industry and geographic area, for example.