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A Decade of Policy Experimentation.docx

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3 pages89 viewsSummer 2008

Department
Geography
Course Code
GEOG 2210
Professor
J.Wright

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A Decade of Policy Experimentation
Policy lessons reg’ unwanted immigration “are negative ones”
no evidence that trippling border enforcement resources have
“created an effective deterrent to unauthorised migrants”
by contrast, “significant” consequences are in abundance
Why does this failed policy exist despite its continual failed efficacy?
how much illegal immigration is ACTUALLY unwated? And how many
of these policies/incentives actually GENERATE illegaility (as
opposed to deter it?)
lack of consensus in American public in regards to attitudes towards
immigrants & levels of immigration.
contradictory views: Americans polled to believe that
immigrants drive down wages and compete with domestic
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