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The case against immigration : the moral, economic, social, and environmental reasons for reducing U.S. immigration back to traditional levels

Author: Roy Howard Beck
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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We will always be a nation of immigrants. But runaway immigration rates - far beyond traditional levels - are now savaging American society on many fronts. This rigorously reported, deeply humane book documents the crisis and points the way out of a government-engineered mess that benefits the rich at the expense of almost everyone else including immigrants.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Roy Howard Beck
ISBN: 0393039153 9780393039153
OCLC Number: 33898502
Description: 287 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: 1. A Nation of (Too Many) Immigrants? --
2. Learning from the Great Wave --
3. How Many Refugees? --
4. Engineering a Disaster --
5. Shooting the Middle Class --
6. Jobs Americans Will Do --
7. Foreign Skills We Don't Need --
8. On the Backs of Black Americans: The Past --
9. On the Backs of Black Americans: The Present --
10. The High Cost of Cheap Labor --
Conclusion: Picking the Right Number.
Responsibility: Roy Beck.
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Beck's book redefines a flashpoint issue for America's future and for the 1996 elections, showing how current high immigration--far beyond traditional levels--benefits mainly the rich, and why  Read more...

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