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U.S. Immigration Policy and the Plight of Unskilled Workers
Faculty Publications - Human Resource Studies
  • Vernon M. Briggs , Jr., Cornell University
Publication Date
1-1-1993
Abstract

The implications of immigration to the US are explored with reference to the impact on low-skilled labour markets and inequality in the US. Recent research indicates that low-skilled American workers are the main losers, with the result that the earnings disparity between high and low-skilled workers has widened.

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Suggested Citation
Briggs, V. M., Jr. (1993) U.S. immigration policy and the plight of unskilled workers. People and Place: The Australian Forum for Population Studies, 7(2), 1-6.
http://digitalcommons.ilr.cornell.edu/hr/32/
Required Publisher Statement
Posted with the permission of Centre for Population and Urban Research.

Citation Information
Vernon M. Briggs. "U.S. Immigration Policy and the Plight of Unskilled Workers" (1993)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/vernon_briggs/107/