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Title Illegal immigration / Debra A. Miller, book editor.
Published Detroit : Greenhaven Press, c2007.
Book Cover

 Floor3  JV6465 .I447 2007    IN LIBRARY
Description 222 p. ; 24 cm.
Series Current controversies series
Current controversies.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 206-211) and index.
Contents Ch. 1. Is illegal immigration a serious problem for the United States? Yes, illegal immigration is a serious problem for the United States: Who left the door open? / Donald L. Barlett and James B. Steele -- Millions of Visa overstayers are part of the illegal immigration problem / Associated Press -- Most Americans believe illegal immigration is a problem / Federation for American Immigration Reform -- Mexican radicals want to retake the American Southwest / Art Moore -- No, illegal immigration is not a serious problem for the United States: Immigrants contribute to America's national identity and economic growth / American Immigration Law Foundation -- Illegal immigrants have become a permanent and needed part of the U.S. economy / Peter Laufer -- Cities with large immigrant populations have more robust economies / UC Davis News Service -- Ch. 2. Does illegal immigration harm the United States? Yes, illegal immigration harms the United States: Unskilled illegal immigrants hurt the U.S. economy / Steven Malanga -- Illegal immigrants create a drain on the U.S. Government / Steven A. Camarota -- Illegal immigrants contribute to high crime rates / James R. Edwards Jr. -- U.S. tolerance of illegal immigration helps terrorists / Michelle Malkin -- The large numbers of hispanic illegal immigrants are changing American culture / Sara Silver -- No, illegal immigration does not harm the United States: Illegal immigration is good for the U.S. economy / Chris Isidore -- Illegal immigrants pay millions in tax dollars to both federal and state governments / Shikha Dalmia -- Illegal Mexican immigrants are not responsible for terrorism / Carlos Luken --
Ch. 3. Does the United States treat illegal immigrants fairly? Yes, the United States treats illegal immigrants fairly: It is fair that illegal aliens face deportation / Heather MacDonald -- Illegal immigrants receive better health care than American citizens / Bryanna Bevens -- It is cheaper for illegal immigrants to attend U.S. colleges than it is for U.S. citizens / Peter Kirsanow -- No, the United States does not treat illegal immigrants fairly: The U.S. Government has no moral right to prohibit people from moving to the United States / Paul F. deLespinasse -- The United States violates human rights by failing to apply workplace protections to illegal workers / American Civil Liberties Union -- A public backlash is causing some state and local governments to crack down on illegal immigrants / Mark K. Matthews -- Educated illegal immigrants have difficulties finding jobs because of their illegal status / Miriam Jordan -- Ch. 4. How should the government respond to illegal immigration? The United States should build a border fence / Charles Krauthammer -- The U.S. Government must get serious about deporting those who are here illegally / Mac Johnson -- A strategy of attrition will shrink the illegal immigrant population / Mark Krikorian -- Employer sanctions should be given another chance to work / Maria Echaveste -- A temporary worker program must be adopted / George W. Bush -- Comprehensive immigration reform is the right path / Dianne Feinstein -- The United States should adopt an open immigration policy / Michael Tanner.
Subject Illegal aliens -- United States -- Juvenile literature.
United States -- Emigration and immigration -- Juvenile literature.
Related Names Miller, Debra A.
ISBN 9780737737233 (hardcover)
0737737239 (hardcover)
9780737737240 (pbk.)
0737737247 (pbk.)
OCLC number 124031868