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Recent world events have brought the issue of immigration to the forefront of media and journalism, cultural debates, and political campaigns. Calls for regulation are criticized as racist and xenophobic by some and deemed necessary by others. This resource addresses important questions surrounding the issue: How do immigration bans affect different groups? How can nations reconcile humanitarian and security concerns for refugees? How much of the nations economy depends on immigrant labor? And finally, do increased border controls and deportations actually work?

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Elizabeth Schmermund

Elizabeth Schmermund is an author, researcher, and educator. She enjoys writing about science and social history for students and believes books have an incredible power to stoke curiosity and a passion for learning. Elizabeth also works as an editor and writes works of fiction. She is available for author visits and enjoys teaching students about her process of writing. Please visit her website at: http://www.elizabethschmermund.com.

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