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In times of economic uncertainty, arguments advocating for increased restrictions on U.S. immigration become more prevalent. Indeed, superficial logic would seem to support the idea that reducing the number of people coming to the United States would protect the jobs of those already here. But this flawed reasoning fails to account for the fact […]

By Michael McDonald and Tom Moroney, Bloomberg If higher education is under attack from restrictive U.S. immigration policies, the president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology considers it a personal battle. Rafael Reif, an immigrant from Venezuela, has emerged as a vocal critic of President Donald Trump in the past […]

By Andrew Soergel | Economy Reporter July 10, 2017, at 12:01 a.m. Mohamad Ali remembers stepping off an airplane at New York City’s John F. Kennedy International Airport in 1981 – his first moments in the U.S. Ali traveled with his mother, a teacher in their native country of Guyana […]