Do immigrants screened for skills do better than family reunification immigrants?

@article{Jasso1995DoIS,
  title={Do immigrants screened for skills do better than family reunification immigrants?},
  author={Guillermina Jasso and Mark R. Rosenzweig},
  journal={The International migration review},
  year={1995},
  volume={29 1},
  pages={
          85-111
        }
}
"It is sometimes thought that immigrants [to the United States] who are screened for occupational skills are likely to become more productive Americans than immigrants who gain admission on the basis of family ties to native-born U.S. citizens or to previous immigrants. However, the expected differential may be small or nonexistent because: 1) kinship immigrants have access to family networks; 2) whereas employers may screen for short-term productivity, family members may screen for long-term… CONTINUE READING

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