THE QUESTION

There's plenty of anxiety these days about immigration. From where you sit, how disruptive is it? Why? What should we do about it?

Posted by David Ignatius and Lauren Keane on December 3, 2007 8:32 AM

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Jack Fairweather was the Daily Telegraph's Baghdad and Gulf correspondent for four years, winning the UK's award for war reporting. He is currently based in Washington, D.C. He writes for the Atlantic Monthly, Mother Jones, and Harper's Magazine, and regularly reports from across the Middle East.

Immigration's Moral Imperative

Iraqis have risked their lives for our cause. The moral imperative to help them, and others, outweighs all else.

Jack Fairweather Washington, D.C., USA | 18 COMMENTS
Dec 3, 2007 at 9:24 AM
Bashir Goth is a veteran journalist, freelance writer, the first Somali blogger and editor of a leading news website. He is also a regular contributor to major Middle Eastern and African newspapers and online journals.

Immigration Reform Means Rethinking Africa

Bashir Goth Somalia/UAE | 11 COMMENTS
Vivian Salama is an award winning reporter, producer and blogger. Currently based in Lahore, Pakistan, she has reported for various publications from across the Middle East, Sub-Saharan Africa, the Balkans, the United States and North and South Korea. She has also appeared as a commentator on the BBC, France24, South African Broadcasting Corp., TVNZ, NPR and as a reporter for Voice of America radio. Her byline has appeared in numerous publications including Newsweek, USA Today, the International Herald Tribune, the National, Jerusalem Post, and the Daily Star. Salama has an MA in Islamic Politics from Columbia University and she previously worked as a lecturer of international journalism at Rutgers University.

If You Build Business, They Will Come

Vivian Salama USA/Middle East | 15 COMMENTS
Originally from Pakistan, Anwer Sher is based in Dubai and writes for Gulf News, Khaleej Times and Emirates Today. His varied career experience includes banking, consulting, and real estate development. He has a Masters degree in International Relations.

Immigration Disruptive Only to Some

Anwer Sher Dubai, UAE | 6 COMMENTS
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