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You can see all blog posts on this website (the Open Borders website) authored by Alex Nowrasteh here.
Alex Nowrasteh is the immigration policy analyst for The Cato Institute, a US-based libertarian think tank. Previously, he was a policy analyst working for the US-based free-market think tank Competitive Enterprise Institute. Nowrasteh focuses on the policy issues surrounding immigration. He has written extensively in favor of freer immigration and offered keyhole solutions to deal with some of the objections raised by restrictionists.
Some of Nowrasteh’s work that is quoted on this website is linked to below:
- Could Our Immigration Laws Prevent the Next Google?, an op-ed for the Huffington Post referenced at the innovation case page.
- Liberals Need to Choose: Welfare State or Immigration, an op-ed for the Huffington Post, is excerpted on the page contraction of welfare state.
- A Drought of Reason and Investigation, a web memo for the Competitive Enterprise Institute that critiques claims that immigrants “take jobs” from natives in the US context. The memo is referenced on the suppression of wages of natives page.
- Fix America’s Immigration System by Focusing on Security for Townhall.com, quoted on the terrorism page.
- The Conservative Case for Immigration Tariffs, a policy analysis for the Competitive Enterprise Institute, referenced at the immigration tariffs page.
- Immigration Restrictions Incentivize Corruption, referenced on the conservative and small government case for open borders page.