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Are Low-Skilled Immigrants A Threat To American Workers? (WBUR Here & Now)

August 4, 2017

From the segment:

The immigration bill that President Trump has embraced would dramatically cut the number of low-skilled immigrants allowed to enter the U.S. But economist Lant Pritchett says increasing the number of unskilled workers allowed to enter the country would actually help businesses grow and boost the overall economy.

Here & Now's Peter O'Dowd talks with Pritchett, author of "Let Their People Come," about what low-skilled immigrant workers mean for the U.S. economy.

Listen to full segment here.

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