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Monday, April 9, 2012

Slowing Immigration Takes Its Economic Toll


“Even as states loudly debate new immigration restrictions – including Arizona’s proposed armed, all-volunteer state militia to keep Mexicans from sneaking across the US-Mexican border – research suggests the illegal immigration has slowed…. The shrinking labor pool already is having an impact in agricultural fields scattered throughout the US, some say.” (Christian Science Monitor)

Limiting freedom always has bad consequences.

FEE Timely Classic
“Tough on Immigration Is Tough on Economic Growth” by Scott Beaulier, Darrick C. Luke and Daniel J. Smith