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In this example of an argument, Kelleher explores how the issue of immigration has been taken up in politics and policy, but rests on many misperceptions, including the negative portrayal of immigrants in popular culture ranging from 1931 to 2013. Kelleher argues for a loosening of immigration restrictions based on benefits to the United States and based on a historical sense of “American values.”
immigration, restrictions, American values, public perception, argument, Rhet Dragons
Communication | Education | Rhetoric and Composition
Kelleher, Elle O’Leary, "The Case for Less Immigration Restrictions in the United States (2019-2020)" (2019). Argument. 3.