Saturday, January 25, 2014

The Right To Stay Home: How U.S. Policy Drives Mexican Migration

By Duane Campbell, Talking Union
November 26, 2013

The Right to Stay Home: How US Policy Drives Mexican Migration by David Bacon is a well written, well informed book that explains political and economic currents shaping the US immigration experience.

The U.S. public is engaged in a sustained and divisive debate over immigration. Unfortunately, at the same time, most U.S. do not recognize that U.S. economic policy, particularly NAFTA, created many of the conditions that produce the very immigration of some 8 million people that many on the Right and the Tea Party so oppose. [...]

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