Publication Date

June 1992


"Economic despair -- by all accounts – significantly fueled the recent Los Angeles rioting. Virtually ignored in all analyses, though, has been one of the root causes of the despair: the effect of the revival of mass immigration on the economic status of black Americans."


Suggested Citation
Briggs, V. M., Jr. (1992). Despair behind the riots: The impediment of mass immigration to Los Angeles blacks. Scope, 11, 1-3.

Required Publisher Statement
Copyright by the Center for Immigration Studies.