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By Reed Ueda, Melissa Edris

ISBN-10: 0631228438

ISBN-13: 9780631228431

A better half to American Immigration is an authoritative choice of unique essays via prime students at the significant themes and issues underlying American immigration history.

  • Focuses at the most crucial sessions in American Immigration heritage: the economic Revolution (1820-1930) and the Globalizing period (Cold battle to the present)
  • Provides an in-depth remedy of primary subject matters, together with monetary situations, acculturation, social mobility, and assimilation
  • Includes an introductory essay through the amount editor.

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Many of the barriers first established in the nineteenth century, including the “likely to become a public charge” clause, physical and mental health requirements, and ideological tests, also remained firmly in place (Daniels 1990, pp. 340–1). Most notably, although the 1965 law’s main intention was to end racial discrimination in immigration law, race played – and continues to play – a most important role in the debates over immigration reform and in subsequent laws both during the 1960s and in our contemporary period.

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