Alien Nation: Common Sense About America’s Immigration Disaster is a national book by paleoconservative British American journalist Peter Brimelow. Thomas Sowell, Hoover Institution Alien Nation Also by Peter Brimelow The Wall Street Gurus: How You Can Profit from Investment Newsletters The Patriot. Peter Brimelow challenges this view in Alien Nation and in doing so raises fundamental issues of political theory. Brimelow begins by building a prima facie case.

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And that white nation was multiethnic only in the sense that a stew can be described as half-rabbit, half-horse if it contains one rabbit and one horse. Too persuasively made to be ignored.

ALIEN NATION, by Peter Brimelow – The Unz Review

In Decembera Jamaican immigrant admitted as a student but stayed, illegal status automatically regularized after marriage to a U. At the Constitutional Convention, a for- mer regular British army officer, Pierce Butler, was prominent among those delegates wanting a fourteen-year residency require- ment for U.

And, as we have seen, they are coming in such numbers that their impact on America is enormous — inevitably within the foreseeable future, they will transform it. Thus inyears after the first Census, the white proportion of the population had risen 8 percentage points.

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One day, it could suddenly aline down to find California or Texas cut off. Staunch defenders of the national-origins quota system, such as the American Legion and the American Coalition of Patriotic Soci- eties, allowed themselves to be persuaded by advocates of the new legislation that it really enacted a sort of worldwide quota.


There was a pause for digestion—the Second Great Lull—that lasted some forty years. Nevertheless, Housman’s “Epitaph on an Army of Mercenaries” applies to them: Sometimes in very large numbers.

For example, well over 45 percent of Africans are younger than fifteen, whereas just over 20 percent of Americans are. This was not at all expected.

Want to Read saving…. In his fa- mous pro-immigration polemic The Economic Consequences of Immigration, he states flatly: The experience of an Anglo-Cuban society like Greater Miami is going to have little in common with an Anglo-black society like Atlanta or even with an Anglo-Mexican society like San Antonio. Six sevenths of the Hispanic population, and five sixths of the Asian population, is due to immigration sincemost of it since This results in the anecdotal happy-talk good-news coverage of immigration that we all know and love: Here’s how to think about it: And I probably don’t have to tell you that if you’re inclined toward political correctness, something in this book will doubtlessly offend you.

Brimelow’s message is as badly needed today as Thomas Paine’s was in 1 And in those days, they had another name for this thing dis- missed so contemptuously as “the racial hegemony of white Ameri- cans.

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After all, by including them in recent years, we are only compensating for not counting them in earlier years. To get a sense of perspective, we have to go back to the begin- ning. Some immigration enthusiasts will resent having their tranquillity disturbed.


In the context of the grand upsweep of world population over the next century, something that appears now perfectly predictable, one of those unpleasant details could easily be the snuffing out of the American nation—like a candle in a gale.

Brimelow questions the claims of “immigration enthusiasts” who decry this nation’s treatment of Jewish refugees and mentions that the national origin quotas that discriminated against Jews were enacted in the s, well before the rise of the Third Reich. And they made their own estimate of departures. Thus we might, equally reasonably, expect to see balancing anecdotal coverage like this: Bob is a notoriously taciturn Mid-Westerner.

Alien Nation: Common Sense About America’s Immigration Disaster

United States of America. And part of the conversation I got into by writing my National Review cover story illustrated this law. And the existence of these different communities will raise the classic problem of federalism: Alexander James Frank Brimelow is an American although I was still a British subject, and his mother a Canadian, when he shot into the New York Hospital delivery room, yelling indignantly, one summer dawn in Aien depressing wages, current nahion policy shifts some percent of Gross Domestic Product from labor to capital.