Testimony Economic Impacts of Immigration
Testimony of Harry J. Holzer to the Committee on Education and the Workforce, U.S. House of Representatives
Harry Holzer
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It would be economically unwise to curtail immigration drastically to the United States, Harry Holzer, a visiting fellow at the Urban Institute and former chief economist at the U.S. Department of Labor, told a House committee. The prices of some important categories of consumer goods would rise significantly, while employment shortfalls would be exacerbated in some key sectors as well.
Research Areas Education Immigrants and immigration Workforce
Tags Workforce development Immigrant communities demographics and trends Immigrants and the economy Federal, state, and local immigration and integration policy