Data show immigrants enforce not threaten, U.S. values

July 2013
Inside Tucson Business;7/12/2013, Vol. 23 Issue 6, p17
The author reflects on the comprehensive immigration reform bill passed by the senate to the U.S. House of Representatives. The author states that the law does not give the assurance that immigrants will become productive in American society who are civically engaged and upholding American values. He mentions that both legal and undocumented immigrants outperformed the native born citizens of America, based from the traditional measures of societal productivity and American values.


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