TITLE

EDITOR'S PAGE

AUTHOR(S)
KAZIN, MICHAEL
PUB. DATE
October 2010
SOURCE
Dissent (00123846);Fall2010, Vol. 57 Issue 4, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author reflects on the history of immigration as a political issue in the U.S. Objections to Irish immigrants in the 1850s and Chinese immigrants in the 1880s are noted, and the restriction of immigration to Western Europeans and Latin Americans by the Republican Party in the 1920s is discussed. It is argued that immigration is good for the U.S. and that concerns about illegal aliens are merely xenophobic demagoguery.
ACCESSION #
53529245

 

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