Tuesday, June 16, 2020
Today, the first three essays in a symposium on immigration and the economic recovery from COVID-19 were released. Each essay makes a different case for openness.
The first three essays are on the cultural and economic benefits of immigrants to the United States.
Jack Goldstone’s essay dives into how yesterday’s immigrants are today’s leaders and innovators. His piece revolves around six different stories of immigrants.
Margaret Peters makes her case for how refugees and asylum seekers can help America rebuild.
Giovanni Peri’s essay points out the dynamism in labor markets and warns of the economic costs of restricting immigration.
Here is a Twitter thread summarizing the first three essays.