Despite a more than four-fold increase in border patrol agents over the past 20 years, concerns about illegal immigration along the southwest border of the United States have persisted. Not since the 1950s and early 1960s has the United States sought to limit illegal entry by combining the use of work visas and a reasonable enforcement deterrent at the border. Rep. Jeff Flake (R-AZ), a leader in the effort to reform America’s immigration laws, will discuss the importance of going beyond the policy choices currently being offered on immigration. Also appearing to discuss his research on the topic will be Daniel Griswold, director of the Center for Trade Policy Studies at the Cato Institute.
Featuring Dan Ikenson, Director, Herbert A. Stiefel Center for Trade Policy Studies, Cato Institute; Simon Lester, Policy Analyst, Herbert A. Stiefel Center for Trade Policy Studies, Cato Institute; Daniel Pearson, Senior Fellow, Herbert A. Stiefel Center for Trade Policy Studies, Cato Institute; and Bill Watson, Policy Analyst, Herbert A. Stiefel Center for Trade Policy Studies, Cato Institute.
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In this issue of the Cato Journal, economists Geoffrey Black, D. Allen Dalton, Samia Islam, and Aaron Batteen offer one prominent example of allowing the market to work. Also in this issue, economists Jason E. Taylor and Jerry L. Taylor reexamine the relationship between marginal tax rates and U.S. growth, and Robert Krol looks at bias in CBO and OMB economic forecasts.
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