Publication Date

January 1993


The implications of immigration to the US are explored with reference to the impact on low-skilled labour markets and inequality in the US. Recent research indicates that low-skilled American workers are the main losers, with the result that the earnings disparity between high and low-skilled workers has widened.


Suggested Citation
Briggs, V. M., Jr. (1993) U.S. immigration policy and the plight of unskilled workers. People and Place: The Australian Forum for Population Studies, 7(2), 1-6.
Required Publisher Statement
Posted with the permission of Centre for Population and Urban Research.