Immigration: Let’s Get Over It Already

Author Kurt Andersen’s new book, Reset: How This Crisis Can Restore Our Values and Renew America, examines the economic, political and cultural opportunities to be found in the wake of the financial crises. In this excerpt, the fourth of five pieces to appear on, he argues that open borders and innovative immigration policy are critical to America’s rebound. No other nation on earth assimilates immigrants as successfully as the United States.