Tag: unauthorized immigrant workers

Immigrants Work in More Arduous Jobs than U.S. Natives, New Study Shows

Written by on August 12, 2014 in Economics, Immigration 101 with 0 Comments
Immigrants Work in More Arduous Jobs than U.S. Natives, New Study Shows

One of the reasons often cited to explain the importance of immigrant workers to the U.S. economy is the presumption that immigrants perform jobs that U.S. natives are unwilling to take. Numerous studies show that immigrant workers complement the native-born in various ways. But in spite of the growing evidence, restrictionist groups recurrently argue that […]

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New Report Says Legalization Would Result in $1.4 billion in Revenues for Houston, Texas

Written by on January 18, 2012 in Business & the Workforce, Economics, Reform with 1 Comment
New Report Says Legalization Would Result in $1.4 billion in Revenues for Houston, Texas

A new report issued this month by the Greater Houston Partnership (GHP), a business advocacy organization, confirms that legalization of unauthorized workers would result in those workers earning higher wages and paying more taxes. Potential Tax Revenues from Unauthorized Workers in Houston’s Economy uses data from the Pew Hispanic Center to estimate the number of […]

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