Brain gain : rethinking U.S. immigration policy (Book, 2011) []
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Brain gain : rethinking U.S. immigration policy

Brain gain : rethinking U.S. immigration policy

Author: Darrell M West; Brookings Institution.
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, ©2011.
Series: Brookings focus books.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [Pbk. ed.]View all editions and formats

Many of America's greatest artists, scientists, investors, educators, and entrepreneurs have come from abroad. Rather than suffering from the ""brain drain"" of talented and educated individuals  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Darrell M West; Brookings Institution.
ISBN: 9780815722236 0815722230 9780815704829 0815704828
OCLC Number: 743121770
Notes: "With a new prefix."
Awards: Commended for IndieFab awards (Political Science) 2010
Description: xxi, 182 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Preface to the paperback edition --
Preface to the original edition --
The costs and benefits of immigration --
Competing policy principles --
Overcoming particularistic politics --
Problematic media converage --
Shifting public opinion --
Porous borders and unequal justice --
The Einstein Principle.
Series Title: Brookings focus books.
Other Titles: Rethinking US immigration policy
Responsibility: Darrell M. West.


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"Darrell West understands that more than any stimulus or bailout, the most important step we can take to strengthen America's long-term economic health is passing comprehensive immigration reform. Read more...

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