Thursday, January 14, 2010

My Wall Street Journal Op-Ed on Italy's Race Riots

I've blogged here previously about immigration issues. The recent race riots in Italy are a good illustration of the kind of social unrest guaranteed to result from faulty immigration policies. The WSJ published my piece on the subject today. Here's an excerpt:
Italy's recent race riots are only a forerunner of things to come. Massive illegal immigration and native resentment are inevitable by-products of the European Union's broken immigration system, while xenophobia and rampant racism undermine its moral authority and put it in the camp of many of the tyrants it claims to despise. Italy and other European countries must learn from the American experience that comprehensive immigration reform is essential. Here's why.

You can read the full article by clicking on this link.