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The immigration debate : studies on the economic, demographic, and fiscal effects of immigration / James P. Smith and Barry Edmonston, editors.
Includes bibliographical references.
ISBN 0-309-05998-4 (pbk.)
1. United States—Emigration and immigration—Economic aspects. 2. United States—Emigration and immigration—Case studies I. Smith, James P. (James Patrick), 1943- II. Edmonston, Barry.
JV6471 .I445 1998
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