Why More Immigration, Not Less, Is Key to U.S. Economic Growth

Mexican migrant workers show their worker IDs to a foreman after harvesting organic spinach at Grant Family Farms in Wellington, Colorado Photograph by John Moore/Getty Images

For those in favor of immigration reform, it might have been a relief that the presidential candidates spent more time describing how workers overseas are stealing American jobs than they did accusing foreign workers of stealing jobs right here in the U.S.A. But the status quo on immigration apparently supported by the candidates isn’t nearly good enough.

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