Hold the Emotions: A Rational Approach to Immigration

By Tamar Jacoby

Jewish Family & Life (JFL Media), April 2007

The author urges that policy must be made on the basis of national interest, not emotion; the challenge is not to keep out the billions we don't want, but to create a legal, orderly path for the smaller number we need. Protecting America's interests can, however, take precedence over economic considerations. She concludes that we need to fix our immigration policy and do more to help the new arrivals become Americans.

Topic: Immigration, Security, Public Policy, Government

Name of Publication: Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas

Editor: Berrin, Susan

Volume/Issue: Vol.37/no.639-640

Page Number(s): 4-5

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Genre: Article

Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Jacoby, Tamar. Hold the Emotions: A Rational Approach to Immigration. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. Jewish Family & Life (JFL Media). April 2007: 4-5. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=6674


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