immigpictureAny change in immigration policy for terrorism prevention should be subject to a cost‐​benefit calculation.

August 22, 2023, Policy Analysis No. 958

Alex Nowrasteh
(Vice President for Economic and Social Policy Studies, Cato Institute, USA)

CATO Institute based in USA

Terrorism is a hazard to human life and material prosperity that should be addressed in a sensible manner whereby the benefits of actions taken to contain it outweigh the costs. A total of 219 foreign‐​born terrorists were responsible for 3,046 murders on U.S. soil from 1975 through the end of 2022. Read more

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