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Table 6 The effect of E-Verify laws on likely unauthorized immigrant population size over time

From: Do state work eligibility verification laws reduce unauthorized immigration?

  All Not recent Recent New
E-Verify in effect this year −0.059** (0.025) −0.023 (0.018) −0.254*** (0.066) −0.461* (0.240)
Number of years in effect −0.025 (0.024) −0.033 (0.026) −0.111*** (0.029) 0.050 (0.062)
N 510 510 510 510
  1. *p < 0.1; **p < 0.05; ***p < 0.01
  2. Note: Shown are estimated coefficients on variables measuring the fraction of the year that a universal E-Verify law was in effect in a state and the number of years it has been in effect. The dependent variable is logged. Each column is from a separate OLS regression. The regressions include the log of state real GDP per capita, the unemployment rate, housing permits, housing starts, and the log of real state government expenditures per capita (all lagged 1 year); state and year fixed effects; and state-specific linear time trends. Observations are weighted using the sum of the person weights in the population group