Immigration and its Wage Effects in the US

It has long been alleged by anti-migration groups, such as the environmentalist front Center for Immigration Studies, is that immigration to the United States also reduces wages and job opportunities for native-born Americans and, hence, is bad for the economy. In this Mercatus Center video, economist Alex Tabarrok explains that it is quite the opposite.…

What did Donald Trump say about Mexicans and immigrants?

Billionaire Donald Trump announced his candidacy for the Republican nomination for President of the United States last month. During his announcement speech, Mr. Trump made some remarks about immigration that set off a firestorm of controversy. Consequently, Trump had a number of companies, such as the Spanish language station Univision, not only distance themselves from…