DHS asserts against all common sense that “rescinding DACA entirely may well create a more pressing need for Congress to decide whether it wants to address this issue.” Not only do we now have ample evidence that ending DACA won’t force Congress to act, DHS’s memo—by laying out policy, not legal arguments against DACA—makes it less likely that Congress will act.
The Department of Labor (DOL) requires that businesses that hire workers under the H-2B program—America’s temporary worker program for seasonal nonagricultural jobs—pay a minimum wage known as the “prevailing wage.” This requirement substantially reduces the number of requests for H-2B workers.
China’s government subjects Uyghurs to strict enforcement of the country’s two‐child limit, using overpopulation concerns about resource scarcity in part as a cover to make forcibly decreasing the population of a minority more palatable.
Before I can explain how, and to what extent, FDR’s gold policies contributed to the recovery, we must step back in time to consider the causes of the banking crisis, including the part gold played in it.
How immigrants affect the size and growth of government is a complex issue. Our regression results taken together suggest that a larger share of immigrants at the state level is correlated with slower growth in state per‐capita government expenditures.
H-2B workers are effectively the only category that was immediately limited by the presidential proclamation on June 24. Altogether, the order will likely stop about 17,500 H‐2Bs, and almost no one else.
Our friends at the Fraser Institute in Canada have released this open letter in which they express their solidarity with “the people of Hong Kong as their rights and freedoms are threatened by the actions of the Communist Party of China.”