Immigrants: Your Country Needs Them

Immigrants: Your Country Needs Them


Immigration divides our globalizing international like no different factor. we're swamped by way of unlawful immigrants and infiltrated by way of terrorists, our jobs stolen, our welfare method abused, our lifestyle destroyed--or so we're advised. At a time whilst nationwide protect devices are deployed along vigilante Minutemen at the U.S.-Mexico border, the place the loss of life toll some time past decade now exceeds 9/11's, Philippe Legrain has written the 1st booklet approximately immigration that appears past the headlines. Why are ever-rising numbers of individuals from terrible nations arriving within the usa, Europe, and Australia? will we retain them out? may still we also be trying?

Combining compelling firsthand reporting from worldwide, incisive socioeconomic research, and a extensive realizing of what is at stake politically and culturally, Immigrants is a passionate yet lucid e-book. In our open global, extra humans will necessarily movement throughout borders, Legrain says--and we must always normally welcome them. They do the roles we will not or will not do--and their variety enriches us all. Left and correct, unfastened marketeers and campaigners for international justice, enlightened patriots--all may still rally in the back of the reason for freer migration, simply because they want Us and we want Them.

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