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Susan Krehbiel’s Visit to Ecuador and Panama

Susan Krehbiel is visiting Panama and Ecuador to get a first hand look at how Colombian refugees are living in the borderlands. Susan hopes to bring back to the United states the knowledge that we as a country have a responsibility to welcome newcomers to our shores.

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“Ten Economic Facts About Immigration”

The Brookings Institute with the Hamilton Project release a helpful pamphlet called ‘ Ten Economic Facts about Immigrants”. The pamphlet deciphers between economic myth and fact when in comes to immigration. The topics discuss many fears the American public has about immigration.

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Crossing Borders: From Myth to Sound Immigration Policy

On September 28, 2010 the Hamilton Project hosted an event to discuss the economic impact of migrants. There were several speakers who spoke on topics such as the work environment and education. The overall analysis showed that there was actually a positive impact migrants have for US born citizens.

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