Texas Tech University

TTU Professor Proposes Alternative to Immigration Ban

Big Country

February 18, 2017

Big Country - On the twenty-eighth day of Trump's Presidency, he continues to receive support and push back for his ban on immigration. Regardless of political affiliation, a Texas Tech University Professor told KLBK and Everything Lubbock.com that the ban will impact the entire U.S. net economy in a negative way.

"It's not like it's free to enforce the border and to enforce these immigration rules," TTU Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics Dr. Armando Lopez-Velasco said. "They aren't free, there's a cost to pay. In the presence of limited resources one has to look at what is the best way, and best economic but also humane way with some many people who are fleeing their home countries because there are no opportunities in those countries."

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