The U.S. Stands Alone in Explicitly Basing Coronavirus-Linked Immigration Restrictions on Economic Grounds
All countries across the globe have imposed travel or immigration restrictions in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Adding to a suite of earlier restrictions, the United States in April became the first—and so far only—country to explicitly justify mobility limitations not on grounds of health risk, but to protect the jobs and economic wellbeing of U.S. workers.
Chishti, M., & Pierce, S. (2020, May 29). The U.S. Stands Alone in Explicitly Basing Coronavirus-Linked Immigration Restrictions on Economic Grounds. Migration Policy Institute. https://www.migrationpolicy.org/article/us-alone-basing-immigration-restrictions-economic-concerns-not-public-health