Ayn Rand Was an Illegal Immigrant

Dalmia, Shikha
February 2012
Hit & Run;2/12/2012, p3
Blog Entry
The article deals with the possibility that Russian-born novelist Ayn Rand was an illegal immigrant, and discusses immigration law issues in the U.S. It describes how Rand was able to get a tourist visa and later gain citizenship. It examines the views of politicians on illegal immigrants. It points out that unduly tight immigration restrictions encourage illegal border crossings.


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