One of the reasons nativists opposed immigration is because they felt that immigrants were willing to work for any wage, which would make it harder for native-born American citizens to find jobs. The nativist movement in... More »

Throughout history, there have been a number of nativist movements, and nativists have wanted to do different things depending on their historical, national and cultural needs. Nativists are groups of native inhabitants ... More »

Nativists seek to prevent immigration and retain a favored status for inhabitants born in or long-established in the country of interest. Nativist movements in the United States focus their ire on a variety of groups see... More »

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Solving unemployment may include decreasing unemployment benefits, getting rid of minimum wage, increasing work benefits and insisting all people get a job. Germany did all of this and experienced a sharp decline in unem... More »

Poverty is a complex social phenomenon and, according to sociologists, some of its causes include overspending, the fatalism of the poor, the desire of the poor to live on welfare rather than working in demeaning positio... More »

Some solutions for reducing poverty include job creation, raising the minimum wage, access to sanitation and clean water, and microfinancing. Job creation reduces poverty in a significant way because it gives people inco... More »

Detained illegal immigrants are generally held in custody until an Attorney General decides whether or not the person should be removed from the United States, explains Cornell University Law School. In some cases, the i... More »

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