Tuesday, 6 November 2018

QotD: "You assume that immigrants increase our fiscal burdens and our exposure to crime. But the data support neither of these assumptions... "


"You assume that immigrants increase our fiscal burdens and our exposure to crime. But the data support neither of these assumptions... 
    "This fact (as well as, by the way, immigrants’ lower propensity, compared to native-born Americans, to commit property and violent crimes) is all the more notable given that Uncle Sam spends enormous amounts of resources and effort to prevent immigrants from working." 
         ~ Don Boudreaux, from his letter to a reader on 'Who Owes Compensation?'
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