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Welcome to America?

A Pro/Con Debate Over Immigration

Series: Issues in Focus Today

By Tom Streissguth

Immigration is a hot-button topic, inspiring strong feelings on all sides of the debate. Candidates in the 2008 presidential race offer different solutions to the problems involved. WELCOME TO AMERICA? A PRO/CON DEBATE OVER IMMIGRATION gives a clear explanation of the history of immigration in the United States as well as the different arguments in the current controversy.

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". . . chapters explore the history of U.S. immigration and the increasingly contentious political debate over immigration reform, tackling such topics as the rise in illegal immigration, how immigration affects the global economy, and proposed changes in government policy."

The Horn Book Guide, Spring 2009

". . . an important addition to a middle school or high school library, as well as to a curriculum on civics, American history or economics."

Children's Literature

". . . an easy read with valuable information."

Tucson Unified School District, September 2008

"This book provides in a narrative both sides of the issues related to immigration into the United States in a very readable format . . . provides a concise history of immigration as well as addresses the current controversies related to both legal and illegal immigration."

TriState Young Adult Book Review Committee, September 2008

"Students in grades six and up who are preparing papers and debates receive an introduction to important issues and topics of the times . . ."

MultiCultural Review, Winter 2008

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