U.S. Immigration Reform and the Dynamics of Mexican Migration

The 1986 US Immigration Reform and Control Act (IRCA) was directed at tackling the problem of growing unauthorized migration through legalization of unauthorized immigrants, increasing border security and sanctioning employers who hired unauthorized immigrants. Our paper investigates how the IRCA af...

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Volume: 10771
Main Author: Altangerel, Khulan
van Ours, Jan C
Format: Paper
Language: English
Place of publication: Bonn Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) 2017
published in: IZA Discussion Papers Vol. 10771
Data of publication: 2017
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: EconStor
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