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Immigration and Inequality

  title={Immigration and Inequality},
  author={G. Peri and S. Raphael and C. Dustmann and F. Walker},
Immigration has long been a controversial topic among economists. The issue nearly disappeared in the 1960s, but over the past three decades professional interest has picked up as immigrant inflows have surged. The new immigration has attracted attention in part because of its sheer size—approximately 1.25 million people per year over the first half of this decade— and in part because of its composition. A third or more of the new arrivals are undocumented immigrants from Mexico and Central… Expand
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