Testimony Does Immigration Help or Hurt Less-Educated Americans?
Testimony of Harry J. Holzer before the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee
Harry Holzer
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There seems little doubt that any negative effects of immigration on the earnings of native-born American workers are modest in magnitude and mostly short-term in nature. To the extent that high school graduates and dropouts in the United States have fared poorly in the labor market in recent years, other factors are much more likely responsible.
Research Areas Economic mobility and inequality Immigrants and immigration
Tags Workplace and industry studies Immigrants and the economy Income and wealth distribution Federal, state, and local immigration and integration policy