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Immigration : trends, consequences and prospects for the United States

Author: Barry R Chiswick
Publisher: Amsterdam ; London : Elsevier JAI, 2008.
Series: Research in labor economics, v. 27.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Immigration to what is now the United States has been a contentious issue from the earliest days of the European settlement. What has been the immigration history and what have been the consequences  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Barry R Chiswick
ISBN: 9780762313914 0762313919
OCLC Number: 163326373
Description: viii, 401 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Migrants to America since 1986 / David M. Reimers --
Immigrant skill transferability and the propensity to invest in human capital / Harriet O. Duleep --
Modeling immigrants' language skills / Barry R. Chiswick and Paul W. Miller --
Green cards and the location choices of immigrants in the United States, 1971-2000 / David A. Jaeger --
Immigrant and native asset accumulation in housing / Sherrie A. Kossoudji --
First- and second-generation immigrant educational attainment and labor market outcomes : a comparison of the United States and Canada / Abdurrahman Aydemir and Arthur Sweetman --
Immigration amnesty and immigrant's earnings / Ira N. Gang and Myeong-Su Yun --
Welfare reform and immigrants : does the five-year ban matter? / Robert Kaestner and Neeraj Kaushal --
Impacts of the point system and immigration policy levers on skill characteristics of Canadian immigrants / Charles M. Beach, Alan G. Green and Christopher Worswick.
Series Title: Research in labor economics, v. 27.
Responsibility: edited by Barry R. Chiswick.

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