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CNN Opinion: The One Reason America’s Population isn’t about to Start Shrinking In The Media

CNN Opinion: The One Reason America’s Population isn’t about to Start Shrinking

In this op ed in CNN, Dr. Justin Gest, Professor of Policy and Government at the Schar School and Institute for Immigration Research (IIR) Faculty Affiliate, explains: "...America’s own population will — for the first time ever — shrink after 2080. Only one thing is preventing the nation from reaching this milestone next year: immigration."

New Immigrants Don't Cost the Government Money In The Media

New Immigrants Don't Cost the Government Money

In this op ed in Bloomberg Tax, Dr. Tyler Cowen, Professor of Economics and Institute for Immigration Research (IIR) Faculty Affiliate, highlights recent research by economists that "new low-skilled immigrants to the US are a net fiscal plus - each adding an estimated $750."

An Unwinnable Drug War In The Media

An Unwinnable Drug War

Dr. Guadalupe Correa-Cabrera, Professor at the Schar School of Policy and Government and Institute for Immigration Research (IIR) Faculty Affiliate, has authored a new article in the Texas Observer highlighting that "Threats to deploy U.S. troops to Mexico ignore an appalling reality that has already been a disaster for both nations."

New Evidence that Making Legal Migration Easier Reduces Illegal Border Crossings In The Media

New Evidence that Making Legal Migration Easier Reduces Illegal Border Crossings

Ilya Somin, Professor of Law at George Mason University and Institute for Immigration Research (IIR) Faculty Affiliate, highlights recent research from Michael Clemens, Professor of Economics at George Mason and also an IIR Faculty Affiliate, arguing that "making legal migration easier is the best way to reduce disorder at the border."

Immigrants Demand Safe, Equal Working Conditions In The Media

Immigrants Demand Safe, Equal Working Conditions

The Institute for Immigration Research's (IIR) report on immigrant workers in the construction industry in the Washington, D.C. and Baltimore, M.D. metro areas is cited by WUSA9 news following the deaths of workers on the Francis Scott Key Bridge in Baltimore.