In 1920, the West ruled huge amounts of the world.
First of all, we haven't always welcomed immigrants.
We also thought of ourselves in racial and largely ethnic terms.
Partial truths or half-truths are often more insidious than total falsehoods.
Well, I think the United States first of all has to recognize the world for what it is.
The great problem there is we have to have the cooperation of those other Asian countries.
Thus, biologically speaking the American people are literally only half an immigrant people.
Our relationship with Mexico in this regard is unique for us, and in many respects unique in the world.
Mexican immigration poses challenges to our policies and to our identity in a way nothing else has in the past.
Much of what we now consider to be problems concerning immigration and assimilation really concern Mexican immigration and assimilation.