How Immigration Reform Could Help Black Workers

July 15, 2013. An ABCNews-Univision story looks at the impact of immigration reform on black workers, citing work and commentary from the Fiscal Policy Institute.

David Dyssegaard Kallick, a senior fellow at the Fiscal Policy Institute (FPI), looked at the economic impact of immigrants in a 2010 report focused on Long Island, New York…

Among the social challenges to African American men who did not go to college, immigration would come below a long list of other concerns, from high incarceration rates to racial discrimination in the workplace. But, I would not discount the notion that even a modest negative effect on a group that already faces many hurdles is worth paying attention to.