Alien Nation: Common Sense About America's Immigration by Peter Brimelow

By Peter Brimelow

The debatable, bestselling booklet (37,500 hardcover copies offered) that is helping outline the controversy approximately probably the most very important and hotly contested concerns dealing with the USA: immigration.

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Across both locations, getting qualifications recognised is extremely difficult and most migrants end up working in poorly paid jobs for which they are overly qualified. According to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, OECD (2008), while economic migrants do move into better jobs the longer that they stay in Spain, 30 per cent of those who have been there for 11 years or more hold a job for which they are overqualified. In the UK, points for entry are only awarded for academic, vocational and professional qualifications recognised by the National Recognition Information Centre (NARIC).

According to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, OECD (2008), while economic migrants do move into better jobs the longer that they stay in Spain, 30 per cent of those who have been there for 11 years or more hold a job for which they are overqualified. In the UK, points for entry are only awarded for academic, vocational and professional qualifications recognised by the National Recognition Information Centre (NARIC). Information on this is scarce and processes for qualification recognition costly.

Thus conceptions of power are implicit within wellbeing theory. As Sumner et al. (2009: 6) suggest: Wellbeing’s focus is inherently political – who has what, who can do what, who feels good about what they can have and do, who commands resources, who is able to achieve their needs and goals with those resources and who constructs meanings in terms of goals to be achieved and processes to achieve those goals. It also makes power more explicit – not only as material political Migrating for a Better Life?

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