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Could prosperity at home curb migration? (Marketplace)
June 27, 2019
From the radio segment:
The debate in Washington continues over solutions to the overflowing temporary shelters at the U.S.-Mexican border. The U.S. Senate passed a bill yesterday afternoon while voting down a House alternative. The debate has focused on short-term aid, but a new report from the Peterson Institute for International Economics suggests that, in the long term, sending aid abroad could spur economic growth and help ease the migration surge.