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Don’t forget about the economics of immigration reform

August 20, 2014

The crisis on the border might be dominating the headlines when it comes to immigration. It’s an important aspect of the issue, no doubt, but it should not be our only focus when it comes to improving our broken system. Ohio Agri-Women, a group dedicated to promoting and improving agriculture for the benefit of Ohioans…

Immigrants, Both Documented and Undocumented, Are Helping Save Medicare and Social Security

August 18, 2014

A new report from the Partnership for the New American Economy and an analysis of Social Security data by MSNBC offer more evidence that immigrants, whether they are documented or undocumented, are major contributors to the economic well-being of major safety net programs. Because immigrants are generally younger and healthier than the native-born population, as…

British Entrepreneur Moves to U.S. to Found Successful Audiovisual Equipment Company

August 14, 2014

After transferring his already successful audiovisual company from Europe to the United States, Mark Wilkins founded Stampede, a large distributor of audiovisual equipment, here in the United States, based in upstate New York. When Mark Wilkins, the CEO of Stampede, moved to the United States in 1997, he did it to start a business. Having…

U.S. competitiveness tied to solving immigration problems

August 14, 2014

President Barack Obama is expected to announce momentous decisions soon on the use of executive authority to help the more than 60,000 children fleeing Central American violence who have crossed into Texas, and an equal number of families currently being held at the border. While Congress has stalled on immigration reform, the president should act…

Solution for the looming Medicare crisis

August 8, 2014

Next week I’m scheduled for a cervical spinal fusion that costs upward of $100,000, but I won’t be paying for it. Like 50 million other Medicare recipients, I will receive the medical care I need more or less free of charge thanks to Medicare. It’s something most seniors take for granted — a benefit we believe we’re entitled to…

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