In recent elections here and around the world, the results have been influenced by the state of the economy and even more by the number and origin of recent immigrants. Here in the US, immigrants, legal and illegal, from the South and from the Middle East are not welcome. In Europe, it is immigrants from Africa, Asia and the Middle East who are not welcomed. According to Fareed Zakaria, Canada is one nation that knows how to assimilate its immigrants. We should look north of the border to learn how to do a better job here in the US.