An immigrant rights activist holds a sign reading 'equality, nothing less,' during a gathering to celebrate President Barack Obama's executive action on immigration policy in Washington Square Park on Friday in New York City. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)
President Barack Obama's expansive executive action on immigration may be good for the U.S. economy, but not as good as partnering with Congress on broader reforms. The Congressional Budget Office and independent economists say growth would be much stronger with a broader overhaul that would more than double the number of illegal workers eligible for legalized status, in addition to reforms that would attract high-skilled immigrant workers who are more likely to lead and found new companies. [Full Story]
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