Immigration remains one of the hot-button issues this election season. This hour, we’ll look at the economic impact that immigrants have on the United States with Pia Orrenius, Dallas Federal Reserve Bank senior economist and a fellow at SMU’s John Tower Center. Her essay “The Benefits of Immigration Outweigh the Costs” appears in the spring issue of “The Catalyst,” a new quarterly publication produced by the Bush Institute.
In this Tuesday, May 10, 2011 photo, a field worker takes a water break while working on a vidalia onion farm in Lyons, Ga. David Goldman/AP Photo
In this June 23, 2018, file photo, an immigrant child looks out from a U.S. Border Patrol bus leaving as protesters block the street outside the U.S. Border Patrol Central Processing Center in McAllen, Texas. David J. Phillip/AP Photo