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‘Dreamers’ could give US economy – and even American workers – a boost

By Amy Hsin (City University of New York) Earlier this month, hopes were high that a bipartisan deal could be reached to resolve the fate of the “Dreamers,” the millions of undocumented youth who were brought to the U.S. as … Continue reading

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Immigrants and host countries benefit from liberalized access to citizenship

Politicians, the media, and the public express concern that many immigrants fail to integrate economically. Research shows that the option to naturalize has considerable economic benefits for eligible immigrants, even in countries with a tradition of restrictive policies. An article … Continue reading

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Becoming a German citizen pays for female immigrants

Today there are ten million immigrants living in Germany, accounting for 13 percent of the whole population. At the same time, immigrants often seem to perform relatively poorly in the labor market. This is also true for Germany, where even … Continue reading

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Don J. DeVoretz on the economics of citizenship

In the latest IZA interview Don J. DeVoretz, IZA Research Fellow and Professor of Economics at the Simon Fraser University in Canada, talks about migration and the importance of citizenship.

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