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Let's Stop Welcoming Undocumented Immigrants

Let's Stop Welcoming Undocumented Immigrants

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An estimated 12 million undocumented immigrants currently live in the United States. Immigration advocates argue that the U.S. benefits from their contributions both economically and culturally.  But others cite depressed wages, unemployment, and the creation of a permanent underclass as reasons to be critical. Should we impose tougher enforcement measures to reduce their numbers, or should we find a way to allow them to stay legally?

  • Jr. Vernon M. Briggs

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    • Professor of Industrial and Labor Relations at Cornell University
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  • Mark Krikorian

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    • Executive Director of the Center for Immigration Studies
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  • Heather Mac Donald

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    • John M. Olin Fellow at the Manhattan Institute and a contributing editor to City Journal
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  • Daniel T. Griswold

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    • Director of the Cato Institute's Center for Trade Policy Studies
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  • Enrique Morones

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    • Founder of Border Angels in 1986
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  • Karen K. Narasaki

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    • President and Executive Director of the Asian American Justice Center
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