Immigration - An immigration primer: starting points The...

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An immigration primer: starting points The evolving demographics of US Immigration (“and Nativist Traditions) Majority of immigrants from Asia and Latin America Discrimination targeted newest immigrants Big shifts in numbers Incapable to assimilate Threat due to where they reside Elite versus Mass Opinion on immigration Those who are highly educated the more likely you will be favorable towards immigration Immigrant and Four Ideological Traditions Used to thinking that political world is divided in two Immigration defies this What kind of rights should immigrants be given Cosmopolitans- broad rights Ted Kennedy Classic Exclusionists- limit rights until become citizens Pat Buchanan, Bill O’Reliy Free- Market Expansionists- Don’t want to give economic rights Don’t want people to become dependent of welfare National Egalitarians- Give poorer citizens the rights first Deserve all the opportunities before immigrants Debating Immigration at the Nation’s founding
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This note was uploaded on 04/23/2008 for the course POLISCI 201 taught by Professor Tichenor during the Spring '07 term at Rutgers.

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