We learned from this week’s lesson that immigration is a part of population growth. Immigration has been a hot topic in the United States in recent years, although not necessarily with the sole concern of population growth. Recent years have seen different executive orders and situations concerning refugees and immigration. Still, the system for entry into the U.S. mean there is no way some people can ever enter the country. Take a look at the Immigration Flow Chart to see a visual of how complicated the process can be.
- For this discussion, talk about what some of the benefits of immigration are for our society.
- Considering the benefits that you discussed, how do we make rules that are fair, generous and in keeping with our values for immigrants to enter the country legally?