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Admissions Decisions: Should Immigration Be Restricted? Agenda Public

Admissions Decisions: Should Immigration Be Restricted?

Agenda Public

Published August 1st 1994
ISBN : 9780070518247
Hardcover
52 pages
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 About the Book 

In 1993, when Sheik Omar Abdel-Rahman was arrested for the bombing of the World Trade Center, and the GOLDEN VENTURE -- a smuggling ship containing 300 Chinese illegal emigrants -- ran aground on Long Island, the issue of immigration vaulted to theMoreIn 1993, when Sheik Omar Abdel-Rahman was arrested for the bombing of the World Trade Center, and the GOLDEN VENTURE -- a smuggling ship containing 300 Chinese illegal emigrants -- ran aground on Long Island, the issue of immigration vaulted to the top of Americas public agenda. Anxieties about the flood of immigrants that might arrive on our shores has prompted calls for new restrictions, and not just on political asylum. This latest book pressing questions facing politicians and voters right now: How many emigrants should be admitted? Of what nations and races? On what basis should we make those decisions? How should we enforce them? This book is intended as a framework for public discussion, a tool to help participants consider alternative points of view and courses of action.