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U.S. immigration and naturalization laws and issues : a documentary history

Author: Michael C LeMay; Elliott Robert Barkan
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1999.
Series: Primary documents in American history and contemporary issues.
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"The influx of millions of immigrants into the United States has profoundly impacted the nation's economy, culture, and politics. Since the founding of our country, our government has worked to control this migration by enacting different policies to deal with immigration and naturalization. Students can trace the history and development of issues surrounding these policies, as well as the reactions to them, through  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael C LeMay; Elliott Robert Barkan
ISBN: 0313301565 9780313301568
OCLC Number: 40602673
Description: xlvi, 336 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: The era of unrestricted entry and unrestricted admission: Colonial Period to 1880 --
Limited naturalization, unlimited immigration: 1880 to 1920 --
Restrictions, refugees, and reform: 1920 to 1965 --
Immigration and naturalization in an age of globalization: 1965 to 1996.
Series Title: Primary documents in American history and contemporary issues.
Other Titles: US immigration and naturalization laws and issues
United States immigration and naturalization laws and issues
Responsibility: edited by Michael LeMay and Elliott Robert Barkan.

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A collection of over 100 primary documents which explore immigration and naturalization issues throughout American history. They include court cases and opinion pieces, and explanatory introductions  Read more...

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