Caplan, Bryan
January 2012
CATO Journal;Winter2012, Vol. 32 Issue 1, p5
Academic Journal
The article discusses restrictions on U.S. immigration from an ethical and moral perspective. Particular focus is given to addressing the contention that U.S. immigrants hurt the economic conditions of workers. The author discusses arguments used to defend U.S. immigration restrictions, including that they protect U.S. taxpayers, liberty, culture and property rights. The author provides rationale for arguments defending a liberal U.S. immigration policy, including that racial diversity causes the U.S. welfare state to diminish and that U.S. immigrants accept the American political system.


Related Articles

  • Talented Immigrants Make the U.S. Richer, Not Poorer. Smith, Noah // Bloomberg Opinion;1/23/2020, pN.PAG 

    No abstract available.

  • Huddled excesses. Lind, Michael // New Republic;4/1/96, Vol. 214 Issue 14, p6 

    Encourages genuine liberals to unite with populist conservatives to reform an immigration policy that benefits few U.S. citizens other than exploitative employers. Role of immigrants in the declining wages among unskilled U.S. workers; Threat posed by skilled foreign workers to skilled U.S....

  • "Perfect storm" could swamp U.S. economy.  // Reading Today;Apr/May2007, Vol. 24 Issue 5, p3 

    The article focuses on a news report from the Educational Testing Service (ETS) which concluded that U.S. workers may be significantly less illiterate in 2030 than they are in 2007. The report cited the entry of less-educated immigrants into the workforce, replacing the retiring baby boom...

  • The MANY FACES of America: IMMIGRATION.  // World Almanac for Kids;1999, p170 

    No abstract available.

  • RELIANCE ON IDENTIFICATION TO SECURE THE BLESSINGS OF LIBERTY AND PROPERTY. Wiehl, Catherine // UMKC Law Review;Winter2012, Vol. 81 Issue 2, p509 

    The article focuses on the need of identification cards in the U.S. in order to become the member of American societies and to obtain employment opportunity, government benefits and health insurance coverage. It reflects on the consequences of the lack of identification for indigent populations...

  • Politics vs. Immigration Reform. Harrop, Froma // Progressive Populist;3/1/2014, Vol. 20 Issue 4, p6 

    The article focuses on disputes among the Republicans over immigration reform on the need to legalize millions of illegal immigrants and to control the number of future unskilled foreigners competing with the U.S. working class, and conservatives worry that it would encourage illegal immigration.

  • Nation of Immigrants. Dalmia, Shikha // Reason;Jul2013, Vol. 44 Issue 3, p10 

    The article discusses the immigration system of the U.S. A brief historical overview of the immigration law is given. It is inferred that the first major restrictions in the country were introduced around 1925 after anti-immigration animus. Particular focus is given to the economic costs of...

  • Immigration fuels economy. Downs, Anthony // National Real Estate Investor;Oct2001, Vol. 43 Issue 11, p24 

    Reports on the economic impact of immigrants in the United States. Comparison with other countries' population growth; Major impact of immigration on the real estate markets; Political issues concerning immigration.

  • Bienvenidos!  // Junior Scholastic;9/6/2002, Vol. 105 Issue 1, p5 

    Focuses on the annual arrival of immigrants in the United States. Comparison of immigrants in 2000 with that in the year prior to it; Countries accounting for the maximum number of immigrants in the United States.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics