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by Don Boudreaux on July 28, 2010

in Complexity & Emergence, Economics, Education, Immigration, Law, Seen and Unseen, Subsidies, Taxes, The Crisis, Work

The always-vital-and-vibrant Institute for Justice hits another home-run.

My former GMU student Alex Nowrasteh writes wisely on immigration in today’s Wall Street Journal.  Here’s a key ‘graf:

Worse, deputizing all of Arizona’s police officers as federal immigration agents will make their jobs more difficult and dangerous. This is because unauthorized immigrants would be all the more reluctant to report crimes or work with police as witnesses. As William Bratton, the former police chief in Los Angeles and Boston, has said, officers “can’t prevent or solve crimes if victims or witnesses are unwilling to talk to us for fear of being deported.”

Here’s my latest column in the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.

I agree with Megan McArdle that tenure is a lousy system.

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