Kevin Shih


Immigrants Don’t Drag Down The Economy — They Make Us All Richer

If basic human kindness doesn’t interest Trump, maybe a lesson in economics will.

Immigrants have long been a scapegoat when economies are sputtering, jobs are being lost, or security is a concern.

President Donald Trump’s planned wall along the Mexican border, for example, is premised on the notion that immigrants are pouring across the border (they’re not), taking Americans’ jobs (they haven’t) and committing a disproportionate share of crimes (they don’t).

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