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Why Trump's Immigration 'Paper' Is Economic Nonsense in 5 Graphs

David Bier | Posted 08.18.2015 | Entertainment
David Bier

Donald Trump dropped his long-awaited immigration position paper this week. To no one's surprise, it is a long list of restrictionist clichés about immigrants taking jobs, abusing welfare, and lowering wages for Americans. Here are the five biggest inaccuracies.

What It Feels Like When Your Future Is In The Hands Of The U.S. Government

Cristina Lopez G. | Posted 07.29.2015 | Latino Voices
Cristina Lopez G.

Getting attached to friends and places is no longer reckless. Dating can now be on the table. Transitioning from a month-to-month to a long-term lease is now allowed. The feeling of not owning my future is gone.

This Surprising System Of Abuse Is Occurring All Over The U.S.

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 10.30.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

From withholding wages to threatening legal action, an underground scheme is brewing within the U.S. visa program, a yearlong investigation by the Cen...

Immigration of Skilled Foreign Workers: America Is Shooting Itself in the Foot

Georges Ugeux | Posted 11.20.2013 | Business
Georges Ugeux

Over the past decades, the United States has established the H1-B visa as the main gate for skilled workers hired by US companies. In order to avoid any abuse, the US Senate went as far as establishing quotas for H1-B visas on an annual basis.

Don't Let Entrepreneurs Become a Casualty of the Immigration Impasse

Iain Murray | Posted 10.29.2013 | Business
Iain Murray

It is not a stretch to say that immigrants are essential to America's entrepreneurial culture. Yet our immigration system makes no allowance for entrepreneurs.

Immigration Reform for a More Perfect Union

Rep. Mike Honda | Posted 10.21.2013 | Politics
Rep. Mike Honda

Immigration is about families. Immigration is about building a stronger community, society, and economy. That is why it is imperative in this immigration debate that, more than ever before, reform be truly comprehensive, inclusive, and humane.

Why Are American Workers Being Left Behind?

Michele Masterfano | Posted 10.08.2013 | Business
Michele Masterfano

If our companies cannot find skilled employees, why don't they hire for aptitude and provide the specific training for the skills and abilities they need?

Immigration Reform: Stand Down IT, Lobbyists!

Jared Bernstein | Posted 07.20.2013 | Politics
Jared Bernstein

For all the numbers bouncing around the immigration reform debate, the most relevant number is 27 percent. That's the share of Gov Romney's Latino vote and that's the reason this much needed advance in public policy might just make it over the legislative goal line.

Do Foreign Programmers Actually CREATE American Jobs? | Posted 06.10.2013 | Technology

Associate Producer at HuffPost Live Nitya Rajan and Associate Professor of Economics at Yale University join Ahmed to discuss whether or not foreign e...

Scott Brown's Pork Barrel Visa

Dinkar Jain | Posted 04.14.2012 | Politics
Dinkar Jain

Mr. Brown won his Massachusetts election on merit, not unfair quotas. In that spirit, he should let foreigners come to the US on their merit, not unfair quotas. He should also try and win his upcoming election on merit, not unfair quotas.

Could Our Immigration Laws Prevent the Next Google?

Alex Nowrasteh | Posted 03.28.2012 | Business
Alex Nowrasteh

Soviet central planners, whom Brin's family sought to escape, tried to predict demand for goods and services with catastrophic consequences. American immigration officials shouldn't harbor the same conceit. It's time to end this charade.

Politics Trumping Visa Reform

Ed Hooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ed Hooper

Legislators now say it could be 2012 before any reform bill is passed, which means the U.S. will continue to hemorrhage entrepreneurs, engineers and scientists.

Immigration Debate: Nearly Half Of U.S. Immigrants Work In White-Collar Jobs: STUDY

Huffington Post | Ryan McCarthy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

With the Senate expected to take up broad immigration reform this year, the immigration debate has lately focused on "amnesty" for foreign-born worker...

StartUp Visa Act: Senators Kerry, Lugar Propose Legislation That Would Grant Visas To Entrepreneurs

The Economic Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

It looks like the startup founder visa, a concept that has a lot of backing from the startup and venture community, might actually become a reality: S...

Bravo, Tom Friedman: More Stimulation, Less Stimulus, and How CEA Is Building an Innovation Movement

Gary Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Gary Shapiro

We have a tendency to think of innovation as a natural outgrowth of innate American ingenuity, rather than the result of a social and economic environment that has been carefully constructed.

Architecture for Immigration Reform, a University of Denver Report

Jim Griesemer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Jim Griesemer

Trying to deport some 12 million people who can't be found, and most of whom live in families where some members are citizens and some are illegal, is not a realistic option.

Building a National Innovation Movement

Gary Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Gary Shapiro

Will we step boldly into the new economic reality with a plan for creating jobs? Or will we look to unsustainable government protections that will force the US to take a backseat in the new era?

Court Review of SOX Gives Hope for New U.S. Jobs

Gary Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Gary Shapiro

Only American companies have to follow this expensive and intrusive law imposing huge costs on publicly traded companies. Thankfully, relief may be in sight.