So many times we hear, “you too have been immigrants”. It ‘s true but’ it is also true that we went to growing countries’. Places where they needed workers.
Criminality – We deny that we have exported the Mafia. A small percentage of Italians who went abroad were criminals who escaped from Italy.
The ‘current immigration to Italy is very different, the economy is in a recession. There is no work even for Italians and prospects for the future are not bright.
There are now areas of large cities where different ethnic groups now reign, where not even the police are able to enter.