November 25, 2012

Want U.S. Exceptionalism? Fix Immigration

Jennifer Granholm, Politico

AP Photo

In order to keep America competitive — in order to remain “exceptional” — we must leverage the key strand of our national DNA: our global diversity. Our major national competitors are mostly homogeneous. Our diversity is our competitive advantage. Our blend of people and cultures and talent and perspectives can keep us the strongest, the smartest, the most advanced nation on Earth — if we have the right immigration policies.

Read Full Article ››

TAGGED: Immigration, Mexico, United States, Jennifer Granholm

RECOMMENDED ARTICLES

November 14, 2012
America's Most Pressing Foreign Policy Issue
Dov Zakheim, TNI
Although it does not command the attention of a large part of Washington’s foreign policy elite, the most pressing foreign policy issue facing the Nation may well be that of illegal immigration. Illegal immigration is seen as... more ››
November 23, 2012
The Rise of Mexico
The Economist
Next week the leaders of North America’s two most populous countries are due to meet for a neighbourly chat in Washington, DC. The re-elected Barack Obama and Mexico’s president-elect, Enrique Peña Nieto, have... more ››
November 16, 2012
Latin America's Adaptive Gangsters
Juan Vergara, Project Syndicate
Criminal networks distort the most important sources of change: globalization, technology, open markets, regional cooperation, and democracy. In a context of weak institutions, persistent inequalities, and high levels of... more ››
November 14, 2012
Mexico: Risking Life for Truth
Alma Giullermoprieto, NY Review of Books
Let us say that you are a Mexican reporter working for peanuts at a local television station somewhere in the provinces—the state of Durango, for example—and that one day you get a friendly invitation from a powerful... more ››
November 20, 2012
Will Mexico Continue the War on the Cartels?
RAND Corporation
After being out of office for 12 years, Mexico's once perpetually dominant Partido Revolucionario Institucional (PRI) will again take over the presidency next month. A question increasingly framed as a matter of national security... more ››