Tag: immigrants

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Immigrants Probably Built Your Home (Literally)

Drive by any housing project, notice who’s working, and one realizes home construction depends heavily on immigrant labor. Yahoo’s Melody Hahm writes, “The tight supply in home construction results from a shortage in able construction workers. And, given President Donald […]

Welfare-Dependent Immigrants Are A Myth

Welfare-Dependent Immigrants Are A Myth

The notion that immigrants come to the United States to access public programs has become something of a popular myth. Low-income immigrants are less likely to access public benefits than their native-born counterparts. The Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act […]

Are Immigrants Still Assimilating In America?

Are Immigrants Still Assimilating In America?

Are Immigrants Still Assimilating In America? Are Immigrants Still Assimilating In America? by Alex Nowrasteh, Foundation For Economic Education The melting pot isn’t broken Ross Douthat and Reihan Salam, two of the smartest conservative thinkers today, have spilt much ink worrying over […]