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The economic value of immigration.

Counter to the false xenophobic narrative that entices people to think of immigrants as a threat to their economic wellbeing, a narrative especially forceful in regions like the Midwest and Missouri, it is important to say, again and again, that immigrants not only help revive rural towns on the brink of economic extinction, but also feed growth in urban areas, as this story today in the The New York Times shows:
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/04/18/upshot/how-much-slower-would-the-us-grow-without-immigration-in-many-places-a-lot.html?em_pos=small&emc=edit_up_20190418&nl=upshot&nl_art=0&nlid=62498336emc%3Dedit_up_20190418&ref=headline&te=1