Category: Economics

How Immigration Plays a Role in Worker Shortage, Inflation

Today, the United States is home to the largest immigrant population in the world. More than 40 million people living in the U.S. were born in another country. With such large numbers, unsurprisingly, immigration has deeply impacted and shaped the…
Rural America’s Revival Depends on Immigrants

At the Iowa State Capitol during the legislative session in early March, shortly after Russia invaded Ukraine, I encountered a group of teenage girls from other countries on a State Department sponsored tour. I asked them where they were from,…
US Adds New Efforts to Address Migration Causes

The United States announced Tuesday several government and private sector initiatives meant to boost development and safety in Central America as part of a program designed to address the root causes of why people migrate to the U.S. Vice President…
Rokita Sues President Biden Over Immigration Policies

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – Republican Indiana Attorney General Todd Rokita is suing President Joe Biden, claiming the current administration’s immigration policies are becoming a drain on Hoosier taxpayers which will only worsen as more people cross the country’s southern…
Government-Funded Immigration Attorneys Proposed for New York

The Access to representation Act (S81A/A1961) would give all individuals in New York the right to legal counsel in immigration court, funded by the government. The legislation would ensure that immigrants had representation in deportation proceedings, but also in any…