Importing Poverty

Immigration's Impact on the Size and Growth of the Poor Population in the United States

By Steven A. Camarota on September 1, 1999

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Steven A. Camarota is Director of Research at the Center for Immigration Studies. He holds a Ph.D. in Public Policy Analysis from the University of Virginia. Dr. Camarota has testified before Congress and written extensively on the effects of low-skilled immigration on American workers.



Table of Contents


List of Figures, Tables, and Maps
Executive Summary
Why Care About Poverty Caused by Immigration?
Methods and Data
Policy Implications
End Notes