Facts about undocumented immigrants

…sometimes known as “illegal aliens.”  Here goes:

…the work propensity of undocumented men is much larger than that of other groups in the population; that this gap has grown over the past two decades; and that the labor supply elasticity of undocumented men is very close to zero, suggesting that their labor supply is almost perfectly inelastic.

That is from George J. Borjas, hat tip goes to Luke Hamilton Carlso.


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