The Economic Case For A Immigration MoratoriumA gargantuan rate of increase since 1965 has led to an immigration disaster that adds an immigration dimension to every public issue - government deficits, health care, the housing bubble, crime, school overcrowding. The salutary impact of an immigration moratorium on each is a worthy topic for future research.
But first things first. Nowhere is the immigration dimension more evident than in employment -and never has the issue been more urgent, given that unemployment has reached rates not seen for a generation. Nearly eight million jobs have vanished since December 2007. Economists estimate that 100,000 new jobs must be created each month just to absorb new labor force entrants.
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