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    Modern Challenges in Immigration

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    Should United States government policy favor certain kinds of immigrants?

    Should citizenship preference be given to the neediest applicants? The most talented? The most oppressed? The richest?

    Should applications from certain countries be given priority?

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    There is no single right answer here, so you will need to formulate a well-reasoned opinion in order to answer this question. Immigration policy will always be contentious because everyone has a different idea of "fair." Those who need cheap labor will want the most desperate workers admitted, while high tech companies will favor letting only highly educated immigrants enter. The key to a sustainable policy is to find a balance that meets the needs of most employers without placing a burden on cities that cannot support a rapid influx of immigrants, and on public welfare systems if immigrants cannot ...

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    Discussion of the process of obtaining US citizenship from moral and national security points of view is provided.