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Immigrants from countries suffering an economic crisis d. Immigrants from Europe e. Direct family members of US citizens 15. In lecture, we saw that there are two ways of becoming an unauthorized immigrant in the US: entering without a valid visa or entering with a valid visa and overstaying (“visa overstayers”). Relative to 2008, the current unauthorized immigrant population in the US is characterized by being: a. Similar in size, higher fraction of “visa overstayers” b. Similar in size, lower fraction of “visa overstayers” c. Larger in size, higher fraction visa of “visa overstayers” d. Larger in size, lower fraction visa of “visa overstayers” e. Larger in size, similar fraction visa of “visa overstayers” 16. High skill emigration from developing to developed countries is characterized by the following: a. Similar number of men and women, low fraction works in unskilled occupations in the destination country b. Higher number of men than women, low fraction works in unskilled occupations in the destination country c. Similar number of men and women, high fraction works in unskilled occupations in the destination country d. Higher number of men than women, high fraction works in unskilled occupations in the destination country e. Higher number of women than men, high fraction works in unskilled occupations in the destination country
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University of California, Davis Santiago Perez Economics Winter 2018 Name: _____________________________ ID:_________________________________ 5 17. US migration policy is NOT characterized by the following: a. Most permanent residencies are granted to family members of US citizens b. There is an annual cap on the number of permanent residencies granted to immediate family members of US citizens c. There is an annual cap on the number of permanent residencies granted to immediate family members of US legal permanent residents d. About 55,000 permanent residences are granted through a diversity lottery e. Employment-based permanent residencies are mostly granted to workers holding advanced degrees 18. The Canadian points system does NOT assign points to immigrants based on: a. Proficiency in French b. Being from a developing country c. Age d. Work experience e. Having an immediate relative in Canada 19. The “entry earnings gaps” is the difference in wages between immigrants and natives upon immigrants’ arrival. Relative to immigrants in the US, immigrants in Canada are: a. More educated and have a lower entry earnings gap with respect to natives b. Less educated and have a lower entry earnings gap with respect to natives c. More educated and have a higher entry earnings gap with respect to natives d. Less educated and have a lower entry earnings gap with respect to natives e. Similarly educated and have a similar earnings gap with respect to natives 20. According to our discussion in lecture, the “global gains from open borders” would be the largest: a. The smaller the number of workers that would move, the smaller the initial difference in wages between the Origin and Destination regions b.
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