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Immigration structures and immigrant lives : an introduction to the U.S. experience

Author: David W Haines
Publisher: Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield, [2017]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An introduction to the United States as a nation of immigrants and to the full complexities, challenges, and triumphs of the lives of those immigrants. Evokes both the United States experience and the implications of human mobility in an interconnected world.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Haines, David W.
Immigration structures and immigrant lives.
Lanham, MD : Rowman & Littlefield, [2017]
(DLC) 2017021868
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David W Haines
ISBN: 9781442260115 1442260114
OCLC Number: 1001287824
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 203 pages)
Contents: Introduction: humanity on the move --
The United States and immigration --
A world of migrants, a nation of immigrants --
The reopening of the United States : refugees and immigrants --
Migration policies and politics --
Immigrants and the United States --
To live : moving forward but looking back --
To work : great opportunities but heavy costs --
To believe : hopes, dreams, and commitments --
To belong : assimilation, adaptation, and accommodation --
Epilogue: beyond immigration --
Timeline: U.S. immigration contexts, events, and legislation --
Further sources --
Index.
Responsibility: David W. Haines.

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