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Since the National Academies' 2016 book on the economics of immigration, economists have continued to produce more papers finding costs associated with immigration. What follows is not a formal literature review, but rather a sampling of mainstream research that disproves ridiculous claims such as, "There's no evidence that immigrants hurt any American workers."
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Farming is a speculative business, and farm failures exact a toll that cannot be overstated on those who have poured their life's savings into the land. Such economic downturns, however, are no excuse for violations of American laws, exploitation of minors, or abuse of our humanitarian forms of relief.
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So many migrant flows to the United States keep expanding (or building larger backlogs) that it is newsworthy to find some that are not.
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