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Ask the Expert: Immigration Reform Is an Economy Booster

Comprehensive Reform Leads to Increase in GDP, Tax Revenue, and Wages

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Why should Congress enact comprehensive immigration reform in the current economy? Is legalizing undocumented immigrants really the best solution? How will legalizing undocumented immigrants affect native workers in the United States?

Vea a Vanessa Cárdenas discutir sobre este tema en español.

(transcript, YouTube, mp4)

Read the report:

Raising the Floor for American Workers: The Economic Benefits of Comprehensive Immigration Reform

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