The debate in the United States over immigration
- edited by Peter Duignan and L.H. Gann.
- Stanford, Calif. : Hoover Institution Press, Stanford University, c1998.
- Physical description
- xiii, 304 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
- Hoover Institution Press publication 444.
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
- Preface / John Raisian.
- Introduction / Peter Duignan and L.H. Gann.
- Part one. Benefits and costs. Benefits and costs of immigration: The California experience / Kevin F. McCarthy and George Vernez. ; The endless debate: immigration and the U.S. agriculture / Philip L. Martin. ; The case for limiting immigration / Peter Brimelow. ; Immigration and welfare: a review of the evidence / George J. Borjas. ; The high cost of cheap foreign labor / Roy Beck.
- Part two. Rules and regulations. Employer sanctions: past and future / Stephen H. Legomsky. ; Undocumented immigration / Jeffrey S. Passel.
- Part three. Education and employment. Immigrants, bureaucrats, and life choices / Peter Skerry. ; The effect of immigrant scientists and engineers on wages and employment in high technology / Stuart Anderson. ; Ensuring continued high-tech leadership with a rational immigration policy / Joseph B. Costello, Nicholas Imparato, and Lance Director Nagel. ; Peter Duignan and L.H. Gann.
The essays in this volume examine the spectrum of economic, political, social, and legal issues related to immigration into the United States--from compelling arguments for limited immigration to forceful arguments for open borders. They assess the benefits and costs of immigration and its impact on education, social welfare, and health care.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)
- Publication date
- Hoover Institution Press publication ; no. 444
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