Joe’s Reading Log

January 24, 2006

Importing Prosperity

Filed under: Immigration, Prosperity — Joe Martin @ 2:42 pm

It turns out that illegal immigration is good for North Carolina. Radley Balko links to a report showing that North Carolina’s economy grew by $9.2 billion dollars as a result of Hispanics. The cost to the state as a result of immigration: only $61 million. I’d say we should be encouraging immigration, not discouraging it.

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January 19, 2006

Immigration and Common Sense

Filed under: Immigration, National Politics — Joe Martin @ 1:28 pm

Coyote Blog points out that Arizona governor Janet Napolitano has an incoherent position on illegal immigration. Maybe she’s been spending too much time in the sun lately?

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