Hey Conservatives: Immigrants Help, Not Hurt, Our Economy
The current economic crisis has led immigration restrictionists to blame immigrants for the countryÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s economic downturn. What restrictionists seem to be ignoring is that our economy relies on the contributions of immigrants.
And this week, yet another report indicates that immigrants are essential for economic growth. The report Destination NJ: How Immigrants Benefit the State Economy by Rutgers University concludes that New JerseyÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s 1.7 million immigrants have no negative impact on the stateÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s economy. HereÃ¢â‚¬â„¢re some other findings: