Immigration bans /

Recent world events have brought the issue of immigration to the forefront of media and journalism, cultural debates, and political campaigns. Calls for regulation are criticized as racist and xenophobic by some and deemed necessary by others. This resource addresses important questions surrounding...

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Other Authors: Schmermund, Elizabeth, (Editor)
Format: Book
Published:New York, NY : Greenhaven Publishing, 2018.
Edition:First edition.
Series:Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • Chapter 1. How Have Immigration Bans Had Different Effects on Ethcni, Religious, Racial, or Socioeconomic Groups?
  • Chapter Preface
  • 1. The United States Has Historically Depended on Immigrant Labor / Hasia Diner
  • 2. It Is Virtually Impossible to Come to the United States to Live and Work Legally / David J. Bier
  • 3. The Super-Rich Skirt Quotas and Closed Borders / John Rennie Short
  • 4. Open Borders Would Help Protect the United States / Joel Newman
  • 5. The "Immigration Issue" Is a Euphemism for Keeping Poor Brown-Skinned People Out of the United States / Mark Karlin
  • 6. US Immigration Law Treats Women and Men Differently / Griselda Nevarez
  • Periodical and Internet Sources Bibliography
  • Chapter 2. How Can We Reconcile Humanitarian and Security Concerns for Refugees and Immigrants?
  • Chapter Preface
  • 1. Syrian Refugees Don't Pose a Security Threat / Alex Nowrasteh
  • 2. The Political Elite Don't Consider the Threats of Uncontrolled Immigration / David Frum
  • 3. Few Facts Are Used in the Debate over Resettling Refugees in the United States / Lauren Gambino and Patrick Kingsley and Alberto Nardelli
  • 4. We Have a Duty to Help Those in Need / Jason M. Breslow
  • 5. Biometric Technology Is Discriminatory and Does Not Prevent Terrorism / Rebekah Thomas
  • Periodical and Internet Sources Bibliography
  • Chapter 3. How Much Does the US Economy Rely on Immigrant Labor?
  • Chapter Preface
  • 1. Economists Disagree About the Impact of Immigrants on the US Economy / Becky W. Evans
  • 2. Illegal Immigration Costs US Taxpayers Billions of Dollars Each Year / Jack Martin and Eric A. Ruark
  • 3. Ten Ways Immigrants Help Build and Strengthen Our Economy / Jason Furman and Danielle Gray
  • 4. There Are No Jobs Specifically for Immigrants that Natives Do Not Risk Losing / Steven A. Camarota and Karen Zeigler
  • 5. Immigrants Do Jobs Natives Wont Do / Bryan Caplan
  • 6. The Facts Show Immigrants Benefit Our Economy: CAP Immigration Team
  • Periodical and Internet Sources Bibliography
  • Chapter 4. Do Increased Border Control and Deportations Acutally Work?
  • Chapter Preface
  • 1. To Reduce Illegal Immigration, Allow Legal Immigration / Alex Nowrasteh
  • 2. When Parents Get Deported, It's Their Children Who Suffer / Erynn Elizabeth Reitmayer
  • 3. Securing the Mexican Border Will Protect the US from ISIS / Raymond Ibrahim
  • 4. Border Security Is the Most Effective Way to Control Immigration / Alex Nowrasteh
  • 5. Deportation Affects the Health and Well Being of Future Generations / Erika L. Sánchez
  • 6. Zero Illegal Immigration Is Unrealistic / Theresa Cardinal Brown
  • Periodical and Internet Sources Bibliography
  • For Further Discussion
  • Organizations to Contact
  • Bibliography of Books
  • Index

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