TITLE

The JFK Express

AUTHOR(S)
Jordan, Alexander T.
PUB. DATE
April 1981
SOURCE
National Review;4/17/1981, Vol. 33 Issue 7, p420
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reflects on the unemployment and poverty issues in New York City. It describes the plight of illegal foreign workers in the city. It discusses the economic implications of employment among the unemployed and disadvantaged Americans. It points out the key difference between illegal foreign workers and the native American poor.
ACCESSION #
6076080

 

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