The Invisible Labor Force: The Costs and Benefits of Legalizing Migrant Workers in the United States ... vents.html

Panelists will discuss and compare the economic consequences of guest worker visas and citizenship issues for migrant workers and will address the following questions.

How would a temporary worker program affect the U.S. economy?

What are the economic considerations of offering a path to citizenship as part of such a program?

What would be the economic impact of such a policy on workers' home countries?


Steven Camarota, Ph.D.
Director of Research
Center for Immigration Studies
Washington, D.C.

Demetrios Papademetriou, Ph.D.
President & Co-founder
Migration Policy Institute
Washington, D.C.