The thesis about immigrants is at least 170 years old in the US
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Submitted by Lyle (United States), Jul 29, 2015 18:48
Recall that immigrants would reduce wages was part of the campaign of the Know Nothing party, and every so often the idea re-occurs. I guess if you just took econ 001 on supply and demand it would appear clear that a larger supply of labor would reduce wages. But of course as usual making things very simple hides the necessary details.
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