Now that you have been introduced to social stratification and discrimination in Chapters 12 and 13, watch the brief videos about the impact of immigration in the U.S.in relation to a crime “As Immigration Increases, Violent Crime Falls or Stays the Same” and the economy “Here’s What Research Shows About Immigration’s Impact on an Economy“. Answer the following questions in a post of at least 150 words:
- What are prejudice and discrimination?
- According to the videos, what has social science research discovered about the impact of immigration on crime and the economy?
- Given the facts in the videos above, what do you think are the causes of the current anti-immigration fervor in the U.S.? Is this related to discrimination towards other minority groups in the U.S.?