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No, the RAISE Act Isn't Economically or Morally Flawed

As has been widely reported, Sens. Cotton and Perdue recently introduced a bill called the RAISE Act, which would significantly amend the categories in which immigrants may obtain residence visas, away from the traditional, extended family chain migration system in favor of a merit-based system.

President Trump has endorsed the proposal, while progressives — who often tout themselves as in favor of more-more-more STEM (science/technology/engineering/mathematics) workers — suddenly found the bill repugnant.

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