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Guarding the gates : immigration and national security

Author: Michael C LeMay
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger Security International, 2006.
Series: Praeger security international (Series)
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A history of American immigration policy written in the post-9/11 environment to focus specifically on the role of national security considerations, this work is useful for understanding the role  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
LeMay, Michael C., 1941-
Guarding the gates.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger Security International, 2006
(DLC) 2006021401
(OCoLC)70219966
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael C LeMay
ISBN: 0313087091 9780313087097 0275992942 9780275992941
OCLC Number: 143595578
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 323 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: 1. An overview of U.S. immigration policy --
2. The open-door cycle, 1820-1880 --
3. The door-ajar cycle, 1880-1920 --
4. The pet-door cycle, 1920-1960 --
5. The Dutch-door cycle, 1960-1990 --
6. The storm-door cycle, 1990-? --
7. Conclusion --
Glossary.
Series Title: Praeger security international (Series)
Responsibility: Michael C. LeMay.

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