TITLE

Huddled excesses

AUTHOR(S)
Lind, Michael
PUB. DATE
April 1996
SOURCE
New Republic;4/1/96, Vol. 214 Issue 14, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
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. workers; Gains in income by middle and working classes during the era of immigration restriction; Criticism against the liberal cause of reducing legal immigration.
ACCESSION #
9603187755

 

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