Scott: Today’s discussion is about immigration, migration and even remigration. These issues are a great part of the current debate about immigration reform in the U.S. Congress. We’d like to put some perspective on that debate. The too often unwelcome movement of people is a worldwide problem that most nations are wrestling with in some form or other. Migration patterns are a part of history and those patterns always seem to be controversial and complex. We wonder whether the verse at the Statue of Liberty may have to be altered after these current debates to read, “Give me your tired, your credit worthy and those who can contribute to the American economy.” Perhaps the debate in the U.S. can be informed by what is going on in the rest of the world. Are there things the U.S. can learn from other nations?
Immigration issue hits EU, too
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