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"The Iranian" featured Professor Dr. Davood Rahni's piece "Is US Immigration Still A National Asset Or A Heartland Liability?"

08/06/2018

"The Iranian" featured Professor Dr. Davood Rahni's piece "Is US Immigration Still A National Asset Or A Heartland Liability?"

Whereas the Americans should periodically debate any policies including immigration in a democratic ambiance so as to enact revised statutes if genuinely meritorious to strengthen the nation as whole, nonetheless, the ever intensifying sloganeering and rhetoric trumpeted by the US administration on “immigration reform,” has adversely impacted the daily lives of tens of millions of Naturalized American families in that they find themselves caught between a rock, i.e., the US their adopted nation, and a hard place, their country of birth.

The western hemisphere-in modern era called The Americas – on which the United States was founded 250 years ago, has and continues to be the opportunity bastion and a beacon of hope and prosperity for, and reciprocity by immigrant aspirants worldwide. Human habitation of this richest land with vas natural resources on earth began with the Asiatic peoples, i.e., today’s quasi-perished and near extinct natives, who crossed the Bering Sea 15-20 thousand years ago. The settlement of these first Asian immigrants later named Native Americans, was followed in the first millennium – albeit in small cohorts and for only brief periods- by the arrival of the Africans, even the Persians (Scythians/Sakas), and the Nordic Vikings.

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