Immigration Policy: Political or Economic?
Briggs, Vernon M. Jr
Our politically dominated immigration policy is counter to our nation's labor needs and exacerbates our worst racial and income disparities. An economically sound immigration policy would secure our national well-being.
labor market; United States; employment; immigration; public policy; labor supply; labor demand
Required Publisher Statement: Copyright by M. E. Sharpe, Inc. Final article published as Briggs, V. M., Jr. (1991). Immigration policy: political or economic? [Electronic version]. Challenge, 34(5), 12-19.