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By Reed Ueda, Melissa Edris

A significant other to American Immigration is an authoritative choice of unique essays by means of best students at the significant issues and subject matters underlying American immigration history.

  • Focuses at the most vital sessions in American Immigration historical past: the economic Revolution (1820-1930) and the Globalizing period (Cold warfare to the present)
  • Provides an in-depth remedy of relevant subject matters, together with financial conditions, acculturation, social mobility, and assimilation
  • Includes an introductory essay by way of the quantity editor.

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B7. Firestone, David and Christopher Drew (2001). ” New York Times, November 29, p. A1. Fitzgerald, Keith (1996). The Face of the Nation: Immigration, the State, and the National Identity. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press. a nation of immigrants and a gatekeeping nation 31 Gabaccia, Donna (1994). , 1820–1990. Bloomington: Indiana University Press. Garcia, Ruben J. (1995). ” Chicano-Latino Law Review 17: 118–54. Gardiner, Harvey C. (1981). Pawns in a Triangle of Hate: The Peruvian Japanese and the United States.

Indeed, the conventional a nation of immigrants and a gatekeeping nation 19 focus on the transformation in immigration patterns after 1965 obscures the significant continuities that persisted in immigration regulation. Some of the most recent scholarship in history, sociology, and legal studies indicates that immigration laws continue to function in similar ways to their earlier predecessors. First and foremost, the 1965 act may have opened up the gates to a wider number of immigrants, but it never sought to dismantle the gates altogether or repudiate the principle of gatekeeping.

Canadian Press Newswire, October 3. Calavita, Kitty (2000). ” Law and Social Inquiry 25(1): 1–40. Celler, Emmanuel (1965). Testimony in US Congress, House, 89th Cong. , August 24, 1965. Congressional Record. Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, p. 21579. Center for Immigration Studies (2001). ” Panel Discussion and Transcript, November 6, 2001. html (February 1, 2003). Chicago Tribune (2001). ” September 26, p. 9. Chin, Gabriel J. (1996). ” North Carolina Law Review 75(1): 273–345. Corcoran, Mary P.

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