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How deporting immigrants from the U.S. increases immigration to the U.S. (Washington Post)
August 22, 2018
Note: Although CGD is not mentioned by name, the article hyperlinks Michael Clemens' working paper, "Violence, Development and Migration Waves: Evidence from Central American Child Migrant Apprehensions - Working Paper 459"
By Christian Ambrosius and David Leblang
The Trump administration’s deportation policies and rhetoric have been controversial. The family separation policy, the zero tolerance policy, the language tagging immigrants as “animals” all appear to be trying to reduce the number of illegal immigrants, asylum seekers and unaccompanied minors who come to the United States.