Illegal Immigration: A Reference Handbook, 2Nd Edition (Contemporary World Issues)
Publish Date: 2015-09-22
Author: Michael C. LeMay
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A valuable resource for high school, college, and general readers, this book provides an up-to-date, comprehensive examination of illegal immigration in America, addressing its complex history, comparing its occurrence today with the past, and explaining why a solution is so difficult to enact.
Discusses in detail all of the proposed solutions to the illegal immigration problem in the United States
Enables the reader, on an objective and factual basis, to compare illegal immigration of today with the immigration of the past, and to assess for themselves whether today's immigrants are any more or less likely to be able to successfully assimilate into American society and economy
Provides perspective essays by a range of scholars, think-tank subject experts, and advocacy activists that give voice to various sides of the issue in a contrasting point/counterpoint fashion
Documents how the U.S. federal system of three levels and three branches of government complicates any effort and approach to resolving the illegal immigration problem
Includes an extensive, annotated bibliography of print and nonprint resources that directs readers toward further reading on the topic