Immigration and Travel Restrictions

Immigration and Travel Restrictions

by M. M. Eboch

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Overview

Introducing Issues with Opposing Viewpoints continues the tradition of Greenhaven Publishing's critically acclaimed Opposing Viewpoints series, helping students gain an awareness of current issues and develop critical-thinking skills. Designed to help introduce students to the often overwhelming concept of opposing perspectives, this series presents a wealth of information on contemporary issues in a colorful, easy-to-read format. In addition to a diverse array of perspectives, each Introducing Issues with Opposing Viewpoints volume includes appealing features designed to help students understand the complexities of current issues: Full-color photographs, charts, graphs, and cartoons supplement the text, Sidebars present easy-to-understand statistics, Engaging fact boxes provide at-a-glance information, Questions that focus on vocabulary aid reading comprehension, Annotated bibliography, websites, and organizations to contact supplement student research

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781534504837
Publisher: Greenhaven Publishing
Publication date: 01/15/2019
Series: Introducing Issues with Opposing Viewpoints Series
Pages: 120
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range: 12 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Foreword 5

Introduction 7

Chapter 1 Why Do Countries Restrict Immigration and Travel?

1 A History of Immigration Legislation Beth Rowen 12

2 Travel Bans as a Means to Protecting Public Health Suzanne B. Goldberg 23

3 A Travel Ban Won't Solve the Ebola Crisis Tara Culp-Ressler 29

4 The Facts on President Trumps Travel Ban US Department of Homeland Security 35

5 The Revised Travel Ban Made Subtle Exceptions Tom McCarthy 41

Chapter 2 Is President Trump's Travel Ban Racist or Necessary?

1 Reaction to the Travel Ban Clark Mindock 46

2 Trump's Travel Ban Is Not Racist Corine Gatti 51

3 Let's Not Pretend the Travel Ban Is About Fighting Terrorism Kermit Roosevelt III 56

4 Trump's Travel Ban Makes Americans Less Safe Ken Gude 63

5 Without Better Screening of Immigrants, We Need the Travel Ban Lee Smith 68

Chapter 3 Who Deserves to Come to America?

1 President Trump Can't Hide the Racism at the Root of the Travel Ban Nicole Colson 77

2 Merit-Based Immigration Is Difficult to Judge John Carson 83

3 America's Immigrants Deserve to Live with Their Families Raquel Aldana 88

4 International Students Benefit America Paula Calligiuri 94

5 Fear of "The Other" Leads to Increases in Hate Crimes Ingrid Anderson 100

Facts About Immigration and Travel Restrictions 106

Organizations to Contact 110

For Further Reading 113

Index 117

Picture Credits 120

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