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Immigration in America today : an encyclopedia

Author: James Loucky; Jeanne Armstrong; Lawrence J Estrada
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Contains over eighty alphabetically arranged entries that examine topics related to immigration in America, covering migration concepts and processes, policy, legislation, and social and cultural issues.
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Genre/Form: Wörterbuch
Encyclopedias
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: James Loucky; Jeanne Armstrong; Lawrence J Estrada
ISBN: 0313312141 9780313312144 9780313312144
OCLC Number: 65207075
Notes: "The American mosaic"--Page 4 of cover.
Description: xiii, 380 pages ; 27 cm
Contents: LIST OF ENTRIES: Achievement --
Adoption --
Agencies --
Agricultural workers --
Assimilation --
Asylum --
Bilingual education --
Bilingualism --
Biological responses --
Border control --
Borderlands --
Children --
Citizenship --
Crime --
Demography --
Diasporas --
Documentation --
Domestic work --
Dual citizenship --
Effects of unauthorized immigration --
Emigration --
Employee sanctions --
Enslavement --
Ethnicity --
Expedited entry and removal --
Families --
Family reunification --
Fertility --
Food --
Food processing --
Gangs --
Gender --
Global origins: Asia, Africa, and Europe --
Global origins: Latin America and the Caribbean --
Growth and development --
Guestworkers --
Health --
Human smuggling --
Immigrant education --
Immigration system --
Informal economy --
Interethnic relations --
International accords --
Jus soli --
Labor organization and activism --
Legalization --
Legislation --
Literature and film --
Marriage --
Mental health problems --
Mexico-U.S. migration --
Migrant education --
Migration processes --
Music --
National security --
Older persons --
Political participation --
Ports of entry --
Posttraumatic stress disorder --
Public charge --
Racism --
Refugee law and police --
Religion --
Remittances --
Residential patterns --
Return migration --
Rights --
Sexual orientation --
Skilled migration --
Social benefits --
Social mobility --
Social networks --
Stereotypes --
Sweatshops --
Temporary protected status --
Transnationalism --
Unauthorized immigration --
U.S.-Canada border --
U.S, -Mexican border --
Women --
Work.
Responsibility: edited by James Loucky, Jeanne Armstrong, and Larry J. Estrada.
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