From the Houston Chronicle WASHINGTON — The state of Texas made more than $420 million off immigrants living in the state illegally in 2018, according to a new Rice University study. The study, which replicates an outdated state comptroller report, finds that for every $1 the Texas state government spends on the estimated 1.6 million […]

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From the Miami Herald When President Donald Trump tweeted on April 20 that he would suspend all immigration into the United States to protect American workers, his proclamation two days later carved out important exemptions. They are benefiting many South Florida healthcare organizations, businesses and foreign investors. In practical terms, the proclamation pausing immigration for […]

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By Marcelo Suárez-Orozco for the Rational Middle Every day, we see news stories about COVID -19 wreaking terrible loss of life, untold suffering and economic mayhem, but there is another, less noticed casualty of this pandemic: rationality about immigration. As much as the response to the virus, immigration will be a defining issue of our times. Last […]

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From USA Today WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump’s intention to suspend parts of the U.S. immigration system could have wide-ranging implications for industries that rely on foreign workers, experts say. Trump has made immigration restrictions a hallmark of his administration, and his response to coronavirus has included a number of ways to curtail entry into the country. He […]

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The president portrayed the measure, his most wide-ranging attempt yet to seal off the country from the world, as a bid to save Americans’ jobs amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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