How family-based immigration impacts the economy

May 15, 2018

With all the talk of immigration reform, one of the president’s immigration proposals has gotten less attention lately: Trump and many republicans want to eliminate a law that lets naturalized U.S. citizens sponsor their parents and siblings for permanent residency in the United States. The White House says the rule doesn’t make sense for a “modern economy.” But how exactly does family-based immigration affect the economy? 

This story was produced by the Marketplace hub at the ideastream newsroom in Cleveland.

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