On Thursday, June 16, Leah Bouston will join Markus’ Academy for a lecture. Boustan is a Professor of Economics at Princeton University.
Watch the full presentation below. You can also watch all Markus’ Academy webinars on the Princeton BCF YouTube channel.
[0:00] Introductory remarks
[6:17] The need to debunk immigration myths
[15:35] Myth 1: An unprecedented flood of immigration
[26:38] Myth 2: Immigrants today are not as successful as previous generations
[32:14] Myth 3: Immigrant families and their children stuck in permanent underclass
[46:19] Myth 4: Immigrant success comes at the expense of the U.S. born