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Immigration remains the most controversial component of globalization. In a provocative new book, British author Philippe Legrain presents a comprehensive case for expanding the freedom of workers to cross international borders legally, especially from less‐ to more‐developed countries. With an American audience in mind, Legrain examines the economic benefits of both high‐skilled and low‐skilled immigration and addresses the very concerns that blocked Senate passage of comprehensive immigration reform earlier this year. Among the questions the book seeks to answer: Is Latino immigration splitting America in two? Do Mulsim immigrants threaten our security and way of life? Comments will be provided by a leading U.S. immigration expert.