The Netherlands is faced with mass immigration. The left has opened the flood gates. Integration has failed. None of this is true, say brothers Leo (Social history professor at Leiden University) and Jan (senior research fellow at the Amsterdam history institute ISSG) Lucassen in a new book.
Nrc Next picks out three immigration myths the authors are debunking in their book Winnaars en Verliezers – een nuchtere balans van vijfhonderd jaar immigratie. (Winners and Losers – a balanced look at five hundred years of immigration).
Myth 1: The Netherlands is faced with mass immigration.