Immigration Policy and Economic Growth: Op-Ed Coauthored by Prof. Michael Klein

Yahoo! Finance

In these final days of the presidential campaign, both President Obama and Governor Romney are becoming more vocal about their support for immigration reform. While there is still distance between their stances, both agree that it is important to encourage foreign entrepreneurs to come to America and launch their dreams here.

This is smart and sound. By providing a fair and unencumbered immigration path for entrepreneurs and emerging foreign businesses, we lay a foundation both for stimulation of the local economy and for U.S. job growth.

But the best policy intentions are thwarted when the immigration bureaucracy slams the door in the faces of foreign business talent.

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