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WaPo: Economists Admit Law of Supply and Demand Applies to Immigrants
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March 06, 2017, 06:22 AM
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From the Washington Post:
After decades in America, the newly deported return to a Mexico they barely recognize

By Antonio Olivo March 3

Since President Trump took office in January, the number of U.S. government flights landing in Mexico City loaded with deportees has jumped from two a week under President Barack Obama to three, Mexican officials said. The arrivals include convicted felons but also many without criminal records.

The numbers of immigrants deported from the United States waned in the final years of the Obama administration, which took steps to focus enforcement on hardened criminals and recent arrivals. …

More returnees means lower wages for everybody in blue-collar industries such as construction and automobile manufacturing, where competition for jobs is likely to increase, economists say.

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