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The Economic Benefits of Comprehensive Immigration Reform

  title={The Economic Benefits of Comprehensive Immigration Reform},
  author={Ra{\'u}l Hinojosa-Ojeda},
  journal={Labor: Public Policy \& Regulation eJournal},
The U.S. government has attempted for more than two decades to put a stop to unauthorized immigration from and through Mexico by implementing “enforcement-only” measures along the U.S.-Mexico border and at work sites across the country. These measures have failed to end unauthorized immigration and have placed downward pressure on wages in a broad swath of industries. Comprehensive immigration reform that legalizes currently unauthorized immigrants and creates flexible legal limits on future… 
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