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[LISTEN] 'Immigrants don't steal jobs, they create jobs'

3 September 2018 6:03 PM
Tags:
African immigrants
KZN xenophobic attacks
Durban xenophobia
Jobs
State xenophobia
Antixenophobia march

Political analyst Markus Korhonen explains the positive impact immigrants have on the economy.

'They come here to steal our jobs' - how often have you heard that statement as a justification of xenophobia?

But is it true?

Political analyst, Markus Korhonen says evidence has proven that this is not the case.

Migrants have been found in SA and other places not to take jobs but they create jobs for migrants and South Africans.

Markus Korhonen, political analyst

Other research also shows that immigrants provide a significant boost to developing economies in other ways.

Markus Korhonen, political analyst

Immigrants pay taxes, they are consumers and they are innovators in addition to being job creators.

Markus Korhonen, political analyst

This article first appeared on CapeTalk : [LISTEN] 'Immigrants don't steal jobs, they create jobs'


3 September 2018 6:03 PM
Tags:
African immigrants
KZN xenophobic attacks
Durban xenophobia
Jobs
State xenophobia
Antixenophobia march

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