Many concerns that surround migration, such as loss of jobs, lower wages, increased welfare costs and the belief that migration is spiralling out of control, are not only exaggerated or unfounded but contrary to evidence.
The perception that migrants are more of a burden on host countries than a benefit is not sustained by research, according to the World Migration Report. In the UK, for example, a recent Home Office study calculated that in 1999-2000, migrants contributed US$ 4 billion more in taxes than they received in benefits. In the US, the National Research Council estimated that national income had expanded by US$ 8 billion in 1997 because of immigration.
Auch wenn dieses Aussagen nur die wirtschaftlicher Seite von Migration betreffen, entkräften sie ein Hauptargument gegen Einwanderung in Deutschland. Viele weitere interessante Details und Schlussfolgerungen gibt es im Press Kitt zum Report.die Kaltmamsell