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Alex Nowrasteh

Director of Immigration Studies, Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity

Refugees in Texas

Texas’ refusal to settle refugees won’t reduce the total number settled in the United States, it will just remove Texas from the list of locations where they can settle initially.


Illegal Immigrants in Europe

The United States has one big lesson to learn from Europe’s experience with illegal immigration: A free movement zone with comparatively poorer countries can reduce illegal immigration.


The Economics of Ethnic Enclaves

The literature on ethnic enclaves produces many consistent findings. Many of these findings could aid in the creation of immigration policies that better affect immigrant assimilation.