Presentation on theme: "Population II: Migration. Types of migration Emigration (from) or immigration (to) Voluntary or involuntary (forced) International (between countries)"— Presentation transcript:
Anti-immigrant movements Riot against Chinese in Denver, 1880 Signs against Japanese in California, 1930s
Anti-immigrant arguments Immigrants “take jobs” and drain services –Yet mainly “low-end” jobs Immigrants “threaten” culture/language –Argument sees diversity as negative Anti-immigrant movements affect elections –Austria, France, Denmark, California, etc.
Undocumented immigrants more likely than U.S. citizens to… Be employed –Work longer hours Be free from assistance –Contribute to federal taxes through payroll Drain state social services –Federal gov’t should compensate states?