Peter Brimelow challenges this view in Alien Nation and in doing so raises fundamental issues of political theory. Brimelow begins by building a prima facie case. Alien Nation has 71 ratings and 7 reviews. Peter Brimelow has written a thought-provoking work that exposes the quirks and idiosyncracies of America’s. Peter Brimelow (born 13 October ) is a British-born American magazine editor, writer, Brimelow’s later books include Alien Nation: Common Sense About America’s Immigration Disaster, The Wall Street Gurus: How You Can Profit from.

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And he read it into his account of the contemporary reality as gaily as any Tufts University Admissions bureaucrat. Or it may be made by omission.

Immigration from northern and western Europe was immedi- ately choked off. That would once again mean that by subtracting IRCA legaliza- tions but adding new net illegal immigration, and were unarguably the record years in U. Today, it is astonishing to read in Auster’s account the categori- cal assurances given by the Immigration Act’s supporters.

And this is al- most entirely caused by bation immigration. It intrinsically implies a link by blood.

Kevin O’Keeffe rated it it was amazing May 15, Recent research has found that dispari- ties peyer economic performance between some of the immi- grant groups have persisted for as much as four generations.

But look at the effect on immigration from eastern and southern Alein A moment’s simple arithmetic shows you why: Now, there’s no end in sight. Which, however, I also suspect are now often lacking. Even when the American population was more homogeneous, Americans had difficulty understanding one another. Nor is this the first time that immigration has adversely affected these poorest of Americans.



It is already happening and it is inescapable. It is a pleasure to read Peter Brimelow at length. Occasionally, these are ingenious, and even relevant.

Even if its mother is a foreigner.

I call this “The Pincer Chart. Other minorities, of course, did not exist. Regardless, still an effective work.

WarringtonCheshireEngland. This involves not just forcing facts through against the traffic on that one-way street, but also getting the traffic moving in some spots where it has stopped completely to rubberneck at the wrong thing.

Absent decisive action, the trends that Brimelow fears will almost certainly continue and worsen. The majority of those lost souls in the INS waiting room will find salvation, in the form of U. Pointing out this reality may be embarrassing to starry-eyed immigration enthu- siasts who know no history. Brimelow argues that legislation passed in has resulted in negative trends in immigration to the United States, including an influx of immigrants from a very few countries that he says are engulfing America.

This is because it’s not just illegal immigration that is out of con- trol.

Byaccording to Census Bureau estimates, non-Hispanic whites will cease to be a majority of the population, should present immigration trends continue. It has been the focus of enormous national concern.

Retrieved 13 February Retrieved 16 July This is about where it was inafter the great Irish and German immi- grant wave of mid-century. It is a brimellow of the impact on the border region. His suggestion that immigrants actually cost more than they help the economy is somewhat more hrimelow, and he notes tellingly that the growth of the Hispanic population, given current affirmative-action policies, will especially impact black Americans. The point is this: Finally, and above all, the ethnic pattern of immigration to the United States did change sharply.


Further increases legal immigration, institutes small immigration lottery for countries squeezed out by workings of system. Particularly if the community is being visibly taxed for others’ benefit.

But he still put on the Ameri- can cause like a glove. Those in the first camp really are seriously scared — one celebrated case is Stanford University’s Paul Ehrlich, author of the bestseller The Population Bomb. I am reluctant to accept this. In the Immigration Act, this was set at aroundInit was only Worm in the Apple: Enormous numbers of illegal aliens are crossing the U.

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Hispanics are uninsured at any one point. Libra, I brimellw him. Quite obvi- ously, a lot of people are deeply and emotionally attached to the comforting thought that this has all yawn happened before ho- hum. All of these demographic projections, of course, must make some fairly daring assumptions about things to come.