IMMIGRANTS HELPING OR HURTING THE U.S. ECONOMY?


Center for Immigration Studies’ Steve Camarota and Cato immigration policy analyst Alex Nowrashteh debate whether immigrants are helping or hurting America’s economy.
DATE: 09/19/2014

Discussion Questions

1. Define the term "immigrant."

2. Are immigrants helping or hurting the economy? Why or why not?

3. What is Welfare? Do some research on the program.

4. Do you think “work and welfare go together” or does welfare encourage people not to work? Defend your answer.

5. Who should decide who comes to live in our country? Is it the government's job? Should the American people decide through their elected representatives? Is there another way?


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