The United States is home to the highest number of immigrants across the globe. Precisely, at least 40 million individuals living in the U.S. are born in other countries (Wiener, 2020). Consecutively, almost an equivalent number of individuals have at least one foreign born parent. Almost one in four individuals living in the U.S. belong to either foreign born (first generation) or children of foreign born parents (second generation) (Wharton, 2016). Despite the fact that immigrants has accumulated fasted in the U.S. than in any other developing or developed country, the debate of immigration policy has become a bone of consumption in the recent past, especially during the Trump administration. Apparently, immigration does not only impact the immediate environment where the immigrants occupies, learns and works, but also impacts the economy. This paper pays high attention to the analysis of the impacts of immigration to the economy.
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