Immigrants and Public Benefits (VIDEO)
·June 11, 2019
This video was produced by Charlie Bentley, a recent graduate of The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University.
The Public Charge rule is a proposal that would change the way immigrants access U.S. public benefits. An underlying assumption to this rule is that immigrants are a burden on native-born U.S. taxpayers. But is this true? Economists at Cornell University and University of California at Berkeley looked at the evidence. We explain their findings in our new segment
Keen to know more? Have a look at the EconoFact memo on whether immigrants cost native-born taxpayers money.