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Immigrants: your country needs them

Author: Legrain, Philippe Publisher: Little, Brown 2006.Language: EnglishDescription: 374 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0316732486Type of document: BookBibliography/Index: Includes bibliographical references and index
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Book Asia Campus
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Print HB849 .L44 2006
(Browse shelf)
Available 900177900
Book Europe Campus
Main Collection
Print HB849 .L44 2006
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Available 001221567
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Includes bibliographical references and index


Immigrants: Your Country Needs Them Contents ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS ix INTRODUCTION MIGRATION ISN'T JUST FOR THE BIRDS It's time for fresh thinking about immigration 1 WAR ON OUR BORDERS The hidden costs of immigration controls 2 BORDER CROSSING How migrants got to where they are now 3 WHY WE NEED THE HUDDLED MASSES The case for low-skilled migration 4 THE GLOBAL TALENT CONTEST The pros and cons of high-skilled migration 5 COSMOPOLITAN AND RICH The economic benefits of diversity 6 STEALING OUR JOBS? Do immigrants displace local workers? 7 SNOUTS IN OUR TROUGH? Are immigrants a burden on the welfare state? 8 'OUR HEROES' How migration helps poor countries 9 BRAIN DRAIN OR BRAIN GAIN? The costs and benefits of skilled emigration 1 23 44 61 89 117 133 144 161 179 viii Immigrants: Your Country Needs Them 198 10 IT NEEDN'T BE FOREVER The case for temporary migration 11 ALIEN NATION? Does immigration threaten national identity? 12 HUNTINGTON AND HISPANICS Is Latino immigration splitting America in two? 13 STRANGER, CAN YOU SPARE A DIME? Does immigration threaten social solidarity? 14 LEARNING TO LIVE TOGETHER How to integrate immigrants into society 15 ILLIBERAL ISLAM? Do Muslim immigrants threaten our security and our way of life? 16 OPEN BORDERS Let them in NOTES INDEX 207 226 245 258 289 318 334 360

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