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Unformatted text preview: a. Remittancesimportant for LDC Families & governments b. Cultural influencesDC materialistic and other values brought to LDCs, LDC values brought to DCs c. Home town associationsfestivities, community projects d. Home country political influenceimmigrants influence LDC politics, LDC politicians campaign & raises in DCs e. Home country/communities honor immigrants DC Consequences of Immigration 1. Assimilation/melting pot? 2. Multiculturalism [tossed salad?] 3. Transnational linkages 4. Labor market impact: compete with native born for jobs? 5. Nativism 6. Illegals: impact of their status on them; why so many? 7. Impact of global crisislower earnings, return migration, less immigration [vs. impact of the wall] What to do? Immigration reform? 1. Legalize illegal immigrants? Amnesty? 2. Criminalize illegal immigrants? 3. Complete the wall? 4. Guest worker program? 5....
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