Immigrants' lack of choices

David McWilliams' article (Ireland should learn from US immigation, 18/12/05) is grossly insulting to all Irish people.

24th December, 2005

David McWilliams' article (Ireland should learn from US immigation, 18/12/05) is grossly insulting to all Irish people.

To say that the history of immigration is the history of social fluidity is hardly applicable to the circumstances of the Irish immigrants to the United States.

The vast majority did not have the luxury of choice to begin with, as modern immigrants have.

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