Immigration and the Economy

A recent study shows that the UK’s openness to immigrant workers from Eastern Europe has proved to be a boon to the UK economy, whereas the economies of EU nations that have protected their domestic workforce from immigrant laborers have not fared as well.  Full story over at the BBC.  Once again, the open market performs better than a restricted, artificially-protected market.

Is there a direct correlation to the US discussion of immigration?  Maybe not a direct correlation, but the implications for our situation are clear . . .

Published by Lutheran Zephyr

Spouse. Parent. Lutheran Pastor. National Guardsman. Political Junkie. Baseball Fan.

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