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Facts About Immigration and U.S. Policy

Published by the Economic Policy Institute

By Daniel CostaDavid Cooper, and Heidi Shierholz | August 12, 2014

While immigration is among the most important issues the country faces, misperceptions persist about fundamental aspects of this crucial topic—such as the size and composition of the immigrant population, how immigration affects the economy and the workforce, the budgetary impact of unauthorized immigration, why increasing numbers of unaccompanied migrant children are arriving at the United States’ Southwest border, and the various facets of U.S. labor migration policy. This FAQ provides essential background on these topics.

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