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Participants talked about a report entitled, "Importing Poverty: Immigration's Impact on the Size and Growth of the Poor Population in the United States," that linked immigration to an increase in poverty in the United States. Mark Krikorian, Executive Director of the Center for Immigration Studies, moderated the panel. Steven A. Camarota, Director of Research of the Center for Immigration Studies and author of the report, headlined the panel. George Borjas of Harvard University and Lawrence Mishel of the Economic Policy Institute also participated in the panel. After their comments they answered questions from the audience.