Economic Necessity Will Ultimately Force Immigration Reform

Eduardo Porter
Date of Publication: 
November, 2022
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America’s need for more workers may ultimately be the only force capable of overcoming the toxic politics of immigration reform. But don’t hold your breath.

(The third of a three-part series on immigration. The first and second parts are, respectively, “Biden’s Venezuelan Migrant Deal Won’t Fix the Border” and “ Mexico’s Faustian Border Bargain with the US Will Unravel.”)

The midterms are over. Democrats survived the chaos at the southwestern border. Some pro-immigrant groups are daring to hope political space may open in the next Congress for bipartisan immigration reform.

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Porter, E. (2022, November). Economic Necessity Will Ultimately Force Immigration Reform. Bloomberg.