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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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How deporting all undocumented workers would hurt the U.S. economy

Immigration issues are at the top of many western countries’ political agendas. The EU is still processing all of the ramifications of the refugee crisis. Illegal immigration was also a central theme during the U.S. presidential race. Donald Trump’s promise … Continue reading

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U.S. budget cuts likely to aggravate income inequality

The U.S. budget cuts bear large economic and political risks for U.S. citizens as they will aggravate income inequality. This is the conclusion of researchers of the Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) who analyzed the effects of past … Continue reading

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