People from abroad bring brains and energy, but there’s always the risk of a backlash.
By Michelle Jamrisko, Jason Clenfield, Sandrine Rastello, and Matthew Bristow
From New Economy Forum
Governments the world over are grappling with how to make immigration work for their economies without fanning political flames. Nativism helped crystallize support for Brexit in the U.K. and almost cost German Chancellor Angela Merkel a fourth term. President Trump says the U.S. immigration system is “broken”—and while some of his opponents may grudgingly agree with that, there is little common ground on how to repair it.