5.28.2007

Paul Krugman's Advice to Progressives on Immigration Reform

In Immigrants and Politics, Paul Krugman (NYTImes - 5.27.07) observes that one of the things making antiworker, unequalizing policies politically possible is the fact that millions of the worst-paid workers in this country can’t vote.

Krugman says that the only way to avoid having undocumented immigrants be a permanent disenfranchised class is to bring them into the body politic.

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