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Debating American immigration, 1882--present

Author: Roger Daniels; Otis L Graham
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, ©2001.
Series: Debating twentieth-century America.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In Debating American Immigration, 1882-Present, prominent historians Roger Daniels and Otis L. Graham offer competing interpretations of the past, present, and future of American immigration policy and American attitudes towards immigration. Through original essays and supporting primary documents, the authors provide recommendations for future policies and legal remedies. This compact and clearly written text is an  Read more...
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Daniels, Roger.
Debating American immigration, 1882--present.
Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, ©2001
(OCoLC)606478449
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Roger Daniels; Otis L Graham
ISBN: 0847694097 9780847694099 0847694100 9780847694105
OCLC Number: 44794904
Description: vii, 231 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Foreword / James T. Patterson --
Introduction / James T. Patterson --
Two Cheers for Immigration / Roger Daniels --
Documents --
Legal Immigration in the 20th Century --
Legal Immigrants: Top 20 Nations for Birth, 1995-97 --
Major Provisions of Seven 20th Century Immigration Statues --
Whom We Shall Welcome --
Lyndon B. Johnson's Remarks at the Signing of the Immigration Bill, Liberty Island, New York --
The Unfinished Reform: Regulating Immigration in the National Interest / Otis L. Graham --
Excerpt from The Booker T. Washington Papers --
Excerpt from Theodore Roosevelt: An Autobiography --
Excerpt from America: Nation or Confusion? --
Excerpt from "Our Nationals Origin Quota System: The Mirror of America" --
Excerpt from Congressional Record--Senate, volume III, Senator Robert Byrd (1965) --
Excerpt from Public Papers of the President of the United States: William Jefferson Clinton, Volume I (1998) --
U.S. Population Growth if Immigration and Fertility Do Not Change.
Series Title: Debating twentieth-century America.
Responsibility: Roger Daniels and Otis L. Graham ; introduction by James T. Patterson.
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