Labor economist George J. Borjas admonishes researchers for exaggerating the benefits of immigration while downplaying its costs. His own writings err on the opposite side of the immigration debate by underestimating the benefits while inflating the costs.

Benjamin Powell is a Senior Fellow at the Independent Institute and Director of the Free Market Institute at Texas Tech University.
EconomyImmigrationLaw and Liberty
Other Independent Review articles by Benjamin Powell
Summer 2022 The Ethics of Doing Business with Illegal Immigrants
Spring 2016 Dynamics of Intervention in the War on Drugs
Winter 2015/16 The U.S. Economy: The New Normal and an Unsustainable Future
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