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Arizona’s Immigration Laws Stall Recovery

My colleague Alex Nowrasteh in today’s San Jose Mercury News:

SB 1070 proponents claim that it decreased the unauthorized population in the state, and they’re probably right. But for that “achievement,” SB 1070 likely slowed Arizona’s recovery by increasing the regulatory burden for business and raising the cost of hiring all workers in Arizona.

Read the whole thing here.