Study: Arizona Torpedoed Its Economy With Immigration Restrictions

You mean terrorizing workers and threatening businesses is a bad idea?


The Cato Institute—a libertarian think-tank—needed just seven words to sum up its report today on how Arizona's immigration laws are affecting business, and put those words right at the front of its analysis: "Arizona's immigration laws have hurt its economy."

Not only that, but the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office and Sheriff Joe Arpaio got special recognition for helping hurt business in Arizona.