Unformatted text preview: substitute for US workers? How do assumptions about the interactions of immigrants and US workers affect their estimated effects on US workers? 4. What do the three major types of economic studies say about the effects of immigrants on US workers, and what are the policy implications of their conclusions? 5. What are the public finance impacts of immigrants on federal, state, and local governments? What immigration policies would maximize the public finance benefits of immigration? 6. What is the policy the US and Mexico adopted in 1994 to indirectly reduce Mexico-US migration? Did it work as expected? 7. About how many unauthorized foreigners are in the US, and what are the extremes of the policy spectrum to deal with them? 8. How did IRCA in 1986 and House (2005) and Senate (2006-07) bills aim to reduce unauthorized migration? Which approach do YOU think is most likely to achieve its objectives? Why?...
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- Fall '08
- Immigration to the United States, Major Types, immigration policies, current immigration wave