A Companion to American Immigration (Blackwell Companions to by Reed Ueda (editor)

By Reed Ueda (editor)

A spouse to American Immigration is an authoritative number of unique essays by means of prime students at the significant themes and subject matters underlying American immigration history.Focuses at the most crucial classes in American Immigration background: the economic Revolution (1820-1930) and the Globalizing period (Cold struggle to the present)Provides an in-depth remedy of imperative issues, together with financial conditions, acculturation, social mobility, and assimilationIncludes an introductory essay through the amount editor.

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Such a measure – so similar to the Geary Act of 1892, which required Chinese laborers to register with the federal government – is to provide a “vital line of defense” against terrorists, in the words of the attorney general (Schmitt 2002b). Critics claimed that such sweeping legal changes in immigration control institutionalized racial profiling and the suspension of liberties for immigrants, and government officials themselves have publicly questioned the merit of the program. Of the more than 83,000 immigrants considered suspect for ties to terrorism, only six were further investigated by the Department of Homeland Security.

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