Opposition to Immigration: Get Your Story Straight
By Bryan Caplan
Some opponents of immigration think it benefits the poor at the expense of the rich by increasing support for the welfare state.
Other opponents of immigration think it benefits the rich at the expense of the poor by reducing the wages of low-skilled workers.
Question for opponents of immigration: Which of these two stories do you think is right?
Discuss amongst yourselves, we’re listening. Anyone got a fancy way to reconcile the stories?