The Immigration Debate • The Daily Show :”Immigration and the WWE” • Why would a WWE wrestler articulate his ideas about immigration during a wrestling match? • What arguments are made for and against immigration? • Where do negative views of Mexican immigrants originate?
Story of an Immigrant • Border journey • Push/pull factors • Chain migration • Employment • Cultural/national pride • Quality of education • Social/economic challenges • Future generations
Race and Immigration • “If in the future racial qualities are to be improved, the improving must be wrought mainly by favoring the fecundity of the worthy type.” Teddy Roosevelt, 1913.
Race and Immigration • “[By the end of the century] the white and European population [will be] down to about three percent. This is what I call the death of the West. I see the nations dying when the populations die. I see the civilization dying.” Pat Buchanan, 2006