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Immigration and Jobs (II) – For Conservatives

A few days ago, I addressed the issue of holders of H1B visas (first mis-indentified on my FB as “HB1” ) and the common impression that foreigners coming to the US on such visas took jobs from qualified Americans. A … Continue reading

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Immigration and Jobs (I)- For Conservatives

A couple of thoughts about immigration. It seems that there is a widespread belief in the US that immigrants take jobs from Americans. It makes superficial sense if you also assume that the number of jobs to be filled is … Continue reading

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To Women Voters:

I take the liberty to point out a small number of issues that I am told are important to women. I do it because I used to be a respectable social scientist and because I have been retired for ten … Continue reading

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Immigrants’ Complaints

I can’t watch or listen to the liberal media without hearing reports of immigrants complaining about how badly they are treated by the wider American society. (Yes, I listen to National Public Radio nearly every afternoon. It’s my intellectual duty … Continue reading

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Immigration: If it Couacs Like a Duck, it May be a Goose (“Quack,” in English))

President Obama says he will go his own way on immigration reform. He will bypass Republican “obstructionism,” presumably by relying on some form of executive order. That’s after the Supreme Court ruled against his actions nine to zero twelve consecutive … Continue reading

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A Long Comment on “Open Borders”

The following post comes from a comment at Notes On Liberty. Its subject is  this journal article: “Economics and Emigration: Trillion-Dollar Bills on the Sidewalk?” This 2011 piece by an economist named Michael Clemons was published in the refereed Journal of Economic … Continue reading

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Terrorists: The Immigration Side of the Story

I think the war on terrorism has taken a turn for the better. More on this below or later. First, I have to give my immigrant’s reactions to the Boston Marathon assassinations aftermath. As I pick it up from the … Continue reading

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