Microkhan by Brendan I. Koerner

Entries Tagged as 'remittances'

The Streets Ain’t Paved with Gold

July 3rd, 2012 · 1 Comment

There is a common and compelling narrative regarding the power of immigrant remittances: A busboy or chambermaid supports their entire native village by wiring money back home. We love these stories because they affirm the economic superiority of our circumstances, as well as the continued robustness of the American dream—through gumption and hard work, anyone […]


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