Arrival cities & the impact of migration

Apr 7, 2011

Most Americans have ancestors who at some point journeyed from village to city. Today, a third of our world is on the move. Tales of immigration often focus on the departure and the journey. But what if we look at immigration from the arrival standpoint? In his new book, Arrival City: How the Largest Migration in History is Reshaping Our World, journalist Doug Sanders explores what happens once immigrants begin to settle. Is urban life good for the planet? What impact does migration have on our urban areas, politics and priorities?

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