"They Take Our Jobs!" - Aviva Chomsky on 21 Myths about Immigration

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Aviva Chomsky is a history professor and coordinator of Latin American, Latino and Caribbean Studies at Salem State College in Massachusetts. Her 2007 book "They Take Our Jobs!" And Twenty Other Myths about Immigration provides a careful analysis of the overheated rhetoric around immigration policy in the United States, debunking the 21 biggest myths and stereotypes in today's debate. Here are 8 of the 21: MYTH #1 "Immigrants take our jobs" THE FACTS:    The largest wave of immigration to the U.S. since the early 1900s coincided with our lowest national unemployment rate and fastest economic growth. Immigrants create new jobs by forming new businesses, buying homes, spending their incomes on American goods and services, paying taxes and raising the productivity of U.S... read more
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"They Take Our Jobs!" - Aviva Chomsky on 21 Myths about Immigration