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The Ammunition to Answer Back: Counterfire on The Politics of Immigration

2013 Immigration Reform March

Photo credit: Values & Capitalism.

The Politics of Immigration: Questions and Answers (Second Edition)
372 pp, $24 pbk, ISBN 9781583676363
By Jane Guskin and David L. Wilson

Reviewed by Orlando Hill

“‘I’m not against immigrants. I’m against illegal ones. … Our country is already too full. We must put a limit on how many can come in. We simply can’t afford it. They’ll put too much pressure on our already squeezed public finance. It’s a simple case of supply and demand. Wages will fall if you increase the supply of workers.’ ¶ Who hasn’t heard such statements in our workplace, pubs or family meals? You disagree with them, but you might not have the facts or arguments to back up your opinion, so you keep quiet to avoid a shouting match and to keep the peace….”

Read the review at Counterfire

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