Friends Or Strangers: The Impact of Immigrants on the U.S. Economy

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Basic Books, 1990 - Alien labor - 274 pages
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Borjas (economics, U. of California, Santa Barbara) provides a pinched, crabby, misanthropic and xenophobic account of immigration that will likely please political conservatives, social troglodytes, and greedy entrepreneurs. Basically, he bemoans the low quality of recent immigrant labor, and, implicitly at least, the low quality of the immigrants themselves. Where did his family come from? Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

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None of this "give me your tired and poor'' stuff for Borjas (economics, Univ. of California, Santa Barbara). He depicts today's mainly Asian and Latin American immigrants as "losers,'' with the ... Read full review


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