Theories On Immigration Analytical Essay by Top Papers

Theories On Immigration
A look at various theories on immigration.
# 143354 | 750 words | 3 sources | APA | 2009 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2009 in Hot Topics (Immigration)

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This paper takes an in-depth look at immigration in the US, describing it as a multi-layered problem. The paper notes that aside from the emotional beckoning on the Statue of Liberty, there are social theories- whether immigrants fit in and how; economic theories about what sort of work they will do or replace American workers, and political issues as well- what to do about the 12 million illegals now in the U.S.

From the Paper:

"Emma Lazarus' poem on the Statue of Liberty begins with 'Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free.' Noble as those sentiments may be (and actual as they were during the late 1800's and early 1900's today they just will no longer suffice when it comes to the reality of immigration into America. Dudley Moore, reflecting on those words claimed "The problem is, everyone did~!" Aside from the emotional issues about immigration, there are issues and theories to be considered: economic: Are immigrants displacing American workers? Social: How will they fit into American society? And, of course, the political scenario:..."

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