(NEWS) Economists urge Democratic leaders to pass immigration revamp in budget reconciliation bill

A group of economists urged congressional leadership to add a pathway to citizenship for undocumented immigrants to a budget reconciliation bill, arguing that it would bolster the US economy, according to a letter obtained by CNN. The more than 50 economists, including former President Barack Obama’s top economic adviser Jason Furman, cited research and studies underscoring their analysis that immigration revisions would increase wages and productivity across the US economy, including creating jobs and lifting families out of poverty.

Priscilla Alvarez & Daniella Diaz, CNN, September 9, 2021
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