In net, is immigration helping or harming your country? What about emigration?

Posted by Fareed Zakaria and David Ignatius on March 7, 2007 1:40 PM


Nikos Konstandaras is managing editor and a columnist of Kathimerini, the leading Greek morning daily. He is also the founding editor of Kathimerini’s English Edition, which is published as a supplement to The International Herald Tribune in Greece, Cyprus and Albania. He worked as a correspondent for The Associated Press from 1989 to 1997 before joining the Greek press and has reported from many countries in the region.

Everyone Gains, But It’s a Difficult Road

Albanians and Bulgarians make up the bulk of immigrants to Greece. They come from neighboring countries, causing concern that one day sizable communities may begin to push an irredentist agenda.

Nikos Konstandaras Athens, Greece | 18 COMMENTS
Mar 12, 2007 at 12:43 PM
Lamis Andoni is a Middle East consultant for Al Jazeera, the Qatar-based news station. She has been covering the Middle East for 20 years. She has reported for the Christian Science Monitor, the Financial Times and the main newspapers in Jordan. She was a professor at the Graduate School in UC Berkeley.

Protect Migrant Labor in Arab Nations

Lamis Andoni Doha, Qatar | 660 COMMENTS
Miriam Leitao is a reporter and columnist for O Globo and Radio CBN in Brazil. She is also a commentator on Globo TV Network and runs her own blog,, hosted at Globo online at She was awarded Columbia University’s Maria Moors Cabot Prize in 2005.

Hope and Prejudice

Miriam Leitao Rio de Janeiro, Brazil | 21 COMMENTS
Leon Krauze is a Mexican blogger and a founder of

Pricing Mexico's Diligent Migrants

Leon Krauze Mexico | 64 COMMENTS
Charles Onyango-Obbo   |   Daoud Kuttab   |   Miklos Vamos


» Jim | This is not a migrant issue. This is an illegal alien issue. They are breaking the law and should be sent home. They know the consequences of getti...
» Joel E. Wischkaemper | I am sorry the Mexican Government is so corrupt that this has to happen. And while Leon Krauze may feel the United States is joined at the hip with M...
» Salamon, Canada | Net immigration is in GENERAL beneficial to the receiving country, especially for those with below replacement fertility rates [this includes all of E...

Recent Comments

PostGlobal is an interactive conversation on global issues moderated by Newsweek International Editor Fareed Zakaria and David Ignatius of The Washington Post. It is produced jointly by Newsweek and, as is On Faith, a conversation on religion. Please send us your comments, questions and suggestions.