Is The New Immigration Really So Bad?
Card, David. "Is the New Immigration Really So Bad?" The Economic Journal 115.507 (2005): F300-323. The National Bureau of Economic Research. Blackwell Publishers. 13 Nov. 2016.
David Card writing for The Economic Journal acknowledges how in the recent times the public opinion on immigrants has shifted. And even though they were viewed in a positive light during the late 1970s, as an impact of various researches conducted; in some of which it was revealed that immigrants earn as much as natives do, despite of their lack of education; earned …show more content…
citizens and for draining local, state and federal budgets which could be put to better use such as improving healthcare and education sector for American citizens. Robert Rector representing the Heritage Foundation and Dan Stein, fed for American Immigration Reform too agree with him, and strongly criticizes immigrants. According to them immigrants don’t contribute much and are just wasting tax payer’s money. The interview further discusses the way this ‘Immigration Crisis’ can be solved. Lou Dobbs, as well as the interviewees all expresses extreme disapproval and rage toward immigrants and also use quite harsh language such as calling immigrants ‘aliens’. They refuse to look at the positive aspects and continue to argue for their predetermined