Answers to Your Questions on Skilled Immigration

From The New York Times‘ Economix blog:


Do you agree with David Bier from the Competitive Enterprise Institute that “highly skilled foreign workers do not ‘take jobs’ — they make jobs” and that the hiring of foreign workers makes the economy more efficient and actually increases opportunities for American workers?
rational expectations, Westchester, N.Y.



Our report did not look specifically at the impact of high-skilled foreign workers on employment, so we will defer to the work of others in this answer.