Tags: Immigration

The economy is roaring. Immigration is a key reason.

By Rachel Siegel, Lauren Kaori Gurley and Meryl Kornfield Immigration has propelled the U.S. job market further than just about anyone expected, helping cement the country’s economicrebound from the pandemic as the most robust in the world. That momentum picked up aggressively over the past year. About 50 percent of the labor market’s extraordinary recent growth came from foreign-born […]

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Immigration and America’s Aging ‘Time Bomb’

New research from the Penn Wharton Budget Model finds that increasing legal immigration in the U.S. leads to long-term fiscal benefits, while policies that legalize unauthorized immigrants increase government debt. Anew research model from the Penn Wharton Budget Model (PWBM) has brought clarity to the immigration debate in the U.S. by analyzing the macroeconomic implications […]

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