Has America run out of room for immigrants? This has become a key question in the recent surge of interest in immigration policy in the United States. Supporters of tighter restrictions on immigration use various arguments to answer this question, citing higher crime rates caused by immigration, negative effects of immigration on the economy, and low levels of availability of housing, food, and jobs.
In the light of President Trump’s impeachment, it is very important to question the legitimacy of the congressional inquiries and investigations that have largely fragmented the United States of America. This is because the votes cast today by the Democratic and Republican congressmen and women on the counts of obstruction of Congress and abuse of power were clearly premediated and choreographed, even before the 8-hour debate was initiated and all the facts were laid out.
In an increasingly globalized market, some governments are becoming much more concerned with three of the main consequences of expanding international trade. The first is that domestic companies are forced to grapple with not only domestic competitors, but also foreign competitors. Second is the growing dependence on foreign firms for important goods. Finally, the existence of trade deficits (higher imports than exports) which are often seen as “unfair”. In order to address these concerns, a growing number of countries are implementing tariffs on their imports, taxing certain classes of goods originating from specified countries.