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Immigration: Pros and Cons

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Mrs Wallace

Updated 5 months ago

1. Slide
60 seconds
Pros: Immigration could provide a nation with a larger, more diverse population which can lead to economic growth and more opportunities for citizens. Cons: Immigration can result in a shortage of jobs for citizens, as well as a strain on public services. Immigration can result in cultural tension, as new immigrants bring their own traditions and customs which may not fit in with the existing culture.
Immigration: Pros and Cons
2. Slide
60 seconds
Immigration: The process of people moving to a new country or area to live permanently. Argument for Immigration: Immigration can help a nation's economy because immigrants bring new ideas, skills, and financial resources to their host country. Argument against Immigration: Immigration can put a strain on host countries because immigrants may take jobs away from citizens, require additional resources, and not follow the laws of their host country.
3. Poll
60 seconds
Do you think that immigration has a positive or negative effect on society?
  • Positive
  • Negative
4. Slide
60 seconds
The USA has the highest number of immigrants in the world, with over 44 million people immigrating since 1965. From 2001 to 2016, the population of immigrants in the US increased by 15 million. Immigrants are more likely to become entrepreneurs than native-born citizens, with 1 in 10 entrepreneurs being immigrants.
Did you know?
5. Open question
300 seconds
What are some reasons why you think immigration is a positive thing?
6. Open question
300 seconds
What are some reasons why you think immigration is a negative thing?
7. Drawings
270 seconds
Draw a bear having a picnic with donuts

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