Immigration

Op-Ed

The New Pariahs?

Author: Noah Feldman
New York Times

Some degree of anti-immigrant sentiment can usually be found all over the world; but in Western Europe this sentiment is turning into something much more dangerous, says Noah Feldman.

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WSJ: Keep the Immigrants, Deport the Multiculturalists

Author: Jason Riley

In an op-ed, Jason Riley of the Wall Street Journal speculates that the issue of illegal immigration has faded from prominence in the 2008 presidential campaign because voters are generally "pro-immigrant but ambivalent about it." Riley says American culture is under assault not from immigrants, but from "liberal elites who reject the concept of assimilation."

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Op-Ed

The Immigrant Gap

Author: Matthew J. Slaughter
Wall Street Journal

Matthew J. Slaughter argues that our immigration policy keeps out many of the world’s best workers, and as a result threatens America’s competitiveness. The solution? Eliminate the cap on H1-B visas.

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The New Yorker: Return of the Nativist

Author: Ryan Lizza

Ryan Lizza in the New Yorker writes that "the emergence of Tancredoism" in the immigration debate among frontrunning Republican candidates for president is a surprising development and indicates one more way in which GOP faithful are rejecting George W. Bush's approach to the issue.

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