Immigration: Examining the Facts provides a one-stop resource for straight answers on the impact—both positive and negative—of immigration trends on the United States. Its coverage of key issues serves students as well as members of the general public who want to better understand immigration trends and their effect on various aspects of American society. By utilizing quantifiable information from objective, authoritative sources, readers will be able to make informed judgments about immigration claims made by both liberals and conservatives.
The book analyzes specific claims about immigration that are perpetuated through media or public discourse, identifies the origins of these claims, and then offers empirical data from impartial research sources to consider the veracity of those claims. Organized into subject chapters, each of which addresses assertions about specific immigration topics, this resource gives students and other users the tools to gain a more accurate understanding of the issue, improve their critical thinking skills, and increase their awareness of the views and strategies of political parties, lawmakers, news organizations, and advocacy groups on this important subject.
- Addresses contemporary rhetoric about immigration with factual information based on reliable, objective empirical data
- Presents immigration-related statistics in an easy-to-read format that allows readers to quickly find answers to specific questions
- Fosters a more accurate understanding of the immigration issue and provides readers with opportunities to apply critical thinking skills