December 2016
Happy Holidays to all of you!

This month's newsletter discusses how removing undocumented workers, as has been hinted in the recent election cycle, would affect all of us financially. Many people believe that illegal immigrants are taking native-born jobs and draining the economy. However, a recent report by the Center for American Progress recently released a report that debunks all of these claims. Read on to learn more. 

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Much of the discussion about removing undocumented workers focuses on punishment for violation of our immigration laws. These violations would include entering the U.S. without inspection, staying longer than authorized, or working without permission. Few of us consider the financial effect of mass deportation on U.S. citizens. In discussing controversial issues, I always like to appeal to enlightened self-interest. The economic impact of mass deportation to U.S. citizens is an aspect of the immigration debate which most people do not consider. Most do not even imagine that this would have a negative impact on their lives and finances. We often hear that foreign workers take jobs from Americans, they depress wages, they are a drain on the economy, they don’t pay taxes, etc.

There is some evidence that foreign nationals who entered the U.S. illegally may have slightly depressed the wages of native-born high school dropouts, but there is no credible evidence of adverse financial effects on other workers. Rather, the research has shown that immigration (legal and otherwise) has resulted in new businesses that create jobs, a revitalization of our workforce, and an economic revitalization of areas struggling with population decline and declines in housing prices...
Linda M. Kaplan
Immigration Attorney
Employment Based Permanent Residence
Family Based Permanent Residence
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Representation Before USCIS & US Department of State
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