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Global crossings : immigration, civilization, and America

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  • OCLC: ocn844940489
  • ISBN: 1598131346
  • ISBN: 9781598131345
  • ISBN: 1598131338
  • ISBN: 9781598131338
  • ISBN: 1598131354 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 9781598131352 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 1598131362 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 9781598131369 (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (pages cm.)
  • Publisher: Oakland, California : The Independent Institute, [2013]

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Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents: The takeover -- Not just here, not just now -- Why they move -- The reaction -- Unnatural borders -- The law as fiction -- Immigrant values versus native values -- Islam, ghettos, and slums -- The multicultural fallacy -- Culture changes -- Immigrants and the economic seesaw -- What immigrants do to jobs, wages, and the economy? -- Do immigrants cost more than they contribute? -- Is immigration a left-wing or a right-wing cause? -- Shock and awe -- Why things and not people -- Credo or nationality? -- A path to citizenship -- Open minds.
Summary: Migration has been happening, in varying forms, for millennia but it still elicits fear and mistrust, and not just on the part of the ?receiving" society. Communities from where people migrate often disapprove of the migrants' decision and consider it treacherous. The recent reawakening of the debate about migration in the new millennium has evoked intense emotion particularly in the United States and Europe. Global Crossings cuts through the jungle of myth, falsehood and misrepresentation that dominates the debate, clarifying the causes and consequences of human migration. Why do millions
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Subject: United States -- Emigration and immigration
Immigrants -- United States


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