Three components should be included in any immigration reform effort:
1. A robust guest worker program for nonagricultural workers.
2. Policies that welcome all highly skilled immigrants.
3. An understanding that “enforcement first” is a copout.
Alex Nowrasteh is a policy analyst on immigration at the Cato Institute.
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