Should the U.S. Close Its Borders

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Overview

Greenhaven Press's At Issue series provides a wide range of opinions on individual social issues. Each volume focuses on a specific issue and offers a variety of perspectives—eyewitness accounts, governmental views, scientific analysis, newspaper and magazine accounts, and many more—to illuminate the issue. Extensive bibliographies and annotated lists of relevant organizations point to sources for further research. Enhancing critical thinking skills, each At Issue volume is an excellent research tool to help readers understand current social issues and prepare reports.

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  • ISBN-13: 9780737746907
  • Publisher: Gale Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 1/29/2010
  • Series: At Issue
  • Pages: 128
  • Age range: 14 - 17 Years
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction

1 Terrorism and Border Control: An Overview Edward Alden 12

2 U.S. Borders Must Be the First Line of Defense Stewart Baker 18

3 U.S. Borders Should Be the Last Line of Defense Margaret D. Stock 27

4 Keeping the Borders Open Harms U.S. Workers Steven A. Camarota 38

5 Keeping the Borders Open Does Not Harm U.S. Workers Martin Oppenheimer 43

6 The United States Should Adopt Open Immigration Anthony Gregory 57

7 The United States Should Not Adopt Open Immigration Stephen Cox 67

8 A Border Fence Will Reduce Illegal Crossings of the U.S-Mexico Border Ronald D. Vitiello 79

9 A Border Fence Will Not Reduce Illegal Crossings of the U.S.-Mexico Border Daniel B. Wood 88

10 A Border Fence Will Harm the Environment Glenn Hurowitz 93

11 A Border Fence Will Harm Poor U.S. Citizens Melissa del Bosque 97

12 The Minutemen Have Helped Secure the Border Glynn Custred 107

13 The Minutemen Have Not Helped to Secure the Border David Neiwert 119

14 The Possibility of a Pandemic Should Result in Border Closure NBC's The Today Show 131

15 The Possibility of a Pandemic Should Not Result in Border Closure Jena Baker McNeill James Jay Carafano 138

Organizations to Contact 142

Bibliography 148

Index 152

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