For immigrants, living in the U.S. is a precious opportunity to learn about new cultures and their traditions. Beyond the struggle to adapt to a new language or certain values in the American culture, this is a welcoming country, a “melting pot” that offers a space to share traditions from our places of origin and become familiar with others coming from faraway lands. 

Lately, the conversation about immigration has become highly polarized and politicized. In her new book, The Immigrant Advantage, journalist Claudia Kolker brings the conversation back to the benefits and positive influence of immigration, and provides a much-needed and very refreshing outlook.

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