Apr15 - Circular migration stopped but migration increased...

Info icon This preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
4/15/08 Immigration We have an immigration “crisis” Argument that it Is an exaggeration of numerical facts Problems are of our own making Politics of contradiction Open economy vs. closed border Economic Integration- Free trade agreement- open borders for goods, lowered or eliminated tariffs, capital. 2 nd largest trading partner after Canada At the same time we are not letting labor flow. You cannot have it both ways. Closed our border-capped the number of visas available-20,000 per country. D.R. and Mexico. Same quota. Border control-militarize the border of San Diego. Walls- tortilla curtain. Unintended consequences New crossing points. New receiving areas
Image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: Circular migration stopped- but migration increased • Coyote- cost of for one and b/c of militarization of border don’t go back to mexico. • Death rates along the border have gone up. • The more you increase foreign capital investment, the more it spurs migration from that capital receiving country. • Increasing investment in mexico. Economic integration= greater migration. Policy recommendations • Increase the number of visas for Mexicans • 2 year work visas tied to immigrants-non-permanent. • Earned legislation • Cost of the visa-$300- instead of paying coyote buy visa. • Immigration holds down inflation etc… • Offset the cost of immigration...
View Full Document

{[ snackBarMessage ]}

What students are saying

  • Left Quote Icon

    As a current student on this bumpy collegiate pathway, I stumbled upon Course Hero, where I can find study resources for nearly all my courses, get online help from tutors 24/7, and even share my old projects, papers, and lecture notes with other students.

    Student Picture

    Kiran Temple University Fox School of Business ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    I cannot even describe how much Course Hero helped me this summer. It’s truly become something I can always rely on and help me. In the end, I was not only able to survive summer classes, but I was able to thrive thanks to Course Hero.

    Student Picture

    Dana University of Pennsylvania ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    The ability to access any university’s resources through Course Hero proved invaluable in my case. I was behind on Tulane coursework and actually used UCLA’s materials to help me move forward and get everything together on time.

    Student Picture

    Jill Tulane University ‘16, Course Hero Intern