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They Who Knock at Our Gates: A Complete Gospel of Immigration
Three main questions may be asked with reference to immigration First: A question of principle: Have we any right to regulate immigration? Second: A question of fact: What is the nature of our present immigration? Third: A question of interpretation: Is immigration good for us? The difficulty with the first question is to get its existence recognized. In a matter that has such obvious material aspects as the immigration problem the abstract principles involved are likely to be overlooked. But as there can be no sound conclusions without a foundation in underlying principles, this discussion must begin by seeking an answer to the ethical question involved. The second question is not easy to answer for the reason that men are always poor judges of their contemporaries, especially of those whose interests appear to clash with their own. We suffer here, too, from a bewildering multiplicity of testimony. Every sort of expert whose specialty in any way touches the immigrant has diagnosed the subject according to the formul of his own special scienceand our doctors disagree! One is forced to give up the luxury of a second-hand opinion on this subject, and to attempt a little investigation of ones own, checking off the dicta of the specialists as well as an amateur may. ......Buy Now (To Read More)
Ebook Number: 40535
Author: Antin, Mary
Release Date: Aug 19, 2012
Illustrator: Stella, Joseph, 1877-1946
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