A Pro-Family, Pro-Growth Legal Immigration Policy for America


Publication Date: November 1989

Publisher: Heritage Foundation (Washington, D.C.)

Author(s): Stephen Moore

Research Area: Population and demographics

Keywords: Society

Type: Report


Today, as in much of the nation's past, Congress faces intense pressure from a wide range of special interest groups to close America’s gates. Such a policy shift would be a mistake. Although Congress should remain careful to keep out such undesirables as criminals and those who would become a public charge, many productive immigrants who would make solid citizens are shut out under the current system.This could be corrected by a new immigration act.