5 Rando Facts on Immigration

This article discusses 5 random facts related to immigration policy. #1 Economic analysis mainly shows that more immigration is good for everyone. My analysis even indicates that deporting illegal immigrants is more costly than beneficial. See this article for more info. #2 91% of Americans living in Mexico are “Illegal” LatinLife gives a heavily biased … Read more 5 Rando Facts on Immigration

Autoacculturation and Threshold Earning

This article argues that culture affects productivity and therefore income-maximizing immigrants will engage in autoacculturation, which is considered to be a preference for native values over values from the immigrant’s homeland. In contrast, threshold earners are expected to engage a lower degree of acculturation. If true, we should expect threshold earners to be more culturally … Read more Autoacculturation and Threshold Earning

Stop Deporting Illegal Immigrants

Preventing illegals from entering the US is a single concern, and I think it is a valid one. There is an entirely different matter which is whether or not we should deport the illegals which have already arrived. This article argues that we shouldn’t deport illegal immigrants for at least three reasons. First, illegals produce … Read more Stop Deporting Illegal Immigrants

When Conservatives Immigration Wrong

So this just happened: View post on imgur.com Yes, that is Bryan Fischer. No, I did not respond. Not much I can think of to change a view like that. Bryan is a widely known social conservative and national radio show host of AFA/AFR. Social conservatives, allegedly, value the preservation of social institutions. Immigration is … Read more When Conservatives Immigration Wrong

Do Illegal Immigrants Take American Jobs?

I recently butchered an interview when I was asked, “Do illegal immigrants take American jobs?” My answer, which no doubt confounded my interviewer and left him with the impression that I was intellectually confused, was, “Yes and no, but usually yes.” This article is meant to defend that statement, and perhaps find a way to … Read more Do Illegal Immigrants Take American Jobs?

On Immigration

The following is the text of my latest academic paper. It’s on the topic of immigration with a special focus on illegal immigration as a social and political issue. Immigration is a long standing issue in the United States. Over time many beliefs have been formed, held, changed, and withdrawn on the subject. In this … Read more On Immigration