Advertisement

Poor Immigrants: Asset or Burden?

By Froma Harrop - September 28, 2010

RCP Comment Policies

Dallas -- America's fast-growing Latino population is famously hard working. It also has high rates for teenage pregnancy and dropping out of high school, two markers for poverty. Falling education levels should worry any country seeking to compete in the global economy. Are these poor immigrants "an asset or an albatross?" San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro provocatively asked the National...

(Read Full Article)

Froma Harrop

Author Archive

Follow Real Clear Politics

Latest On Twitter