Xenophobia exists. It might be natural, because our hunter-gatherer ancestors had to be wary of outsiders in order to survive. Regardless of these tribal tendencies though, the data is undeniable; today, outsiders are good for society.
Immigrants and their children study and work harder than natives. They revitalize the economy by becoming doctors, researchers and entrepreneurs that make America a more pleasant place to live. Immigrants on average (in particular the legal ones) had to struggle to reach success, and so they deserve to “steal” our jobs. And create jobs as well. [Read more…]