The Immigration Problem
Then and Now
By Lowell E. Gallaway, Stephen J. Moore, Richard K. Vedder
This article appeared in the Winter 1999/00 issue of The Independent Review.
The argument that immigrants to the United States take undue advantage of the welfare state, although plausible, is exaggerated or just plain wrong. Excluding refugees, immigrants resort to welfare less often than native-born Americans.
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