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U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Laws and Issues: A Documentary History (Primary Documents in American History & 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 this unique and comprehensive collection of over 100 primary documents. Court cases, opinion pieces, and many other documents bring to life the controversies surrounding the subject of immigration. Explanatory introductions aid users in understanding each document and help to illuminate its significance to the reader.

The major laws on immigration and naturalization are included in this useful volume, and have been edited to include the principal provisions in each, thereby making them more accessible to students without compromising their quality and accuracy. These key primary documents are arranged chronologically to help the user discover what has and has not changed over the centuries. The introductory and explanatory texts help readers understand the issues being litigated, the social and cultural pressures that shaped each deate, and the ways in which biases of individual Justices and Presidents affected immigration and naturalization laws in this country.

Synopsis:

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 this unique and comprehensive collection of over 100 primary documents. Court cases, opinion pieces, and many other documents bring to life the controversies surrounding the subject of immigration. Explanatory introductions aid users in understanding each document and help to illuminate its significance to the reader. The major laws on immigration and naturalization are included in this useful volume, and have been edited to include the principal provisions in each, thereby making them more accessible to students without compromising their quality and accuracy. These key primary documents are arranged chronologically to help the user discover what has and has not changed over the centuries. The introductory and explanatory texts help readers understand the issues being litigated, the social and cultural pressures that shaped each deate, and the ways in which biases of individual Justices and Presidents affected immigration and naturalization laws in this country.

Synopsis:

Explore immigration and naturalization issues throughout American history with this comprehensive collection of primary documents.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. [319]-327) and index.

About the Author

MICHAEL LEMAY is Professor, and chair of Environmental Science at California State University, San Bernardino.ELLIOTT ROBERT BARKIN is Professor of History and Ethnic Studies at California State University, San Bernardino.

Table of Contents

Series Foreword

Preface

Introduction

Significant Events in Immigration and Naturalization Law

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

Glossary

Select Bibliography

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780313301568
Editor:
Lemay, Michael Robert
Editor:
Barkan, Elliott Robert
Editor:
Lemay, Michael Robert
Editor:
Barkan, Elliott Robert
Author:
Lemay, Michael Robert
Author:
Barkan, Elliott Robert
Author:
Barkan, Elliott
Author:
Lemay, Michael
Author:
LeMay, Michael C.
Publisher:
Greenwood
Location:
Westport, Conn. :
Subject:
History
Subject:
Legal History
Subject:
Emigration & Immigration
Subject:
Constitutional
Subject:
Emigration and immigration law
Subject:
Public Policy
Subject:
Law | Constitutional Law
Edition Description:
Hardcover
Series:
Primary Documents in American History and Contemporary Issues
Series Volume:
105-584
Publication Date:
19991131
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
384
Dimensions:
9.48x6.36x1.22 in. 1.68 lbs.

Related Subjects

History and Social Science » Ethnic Studies » Immigration
History and Social Science » Law » Constitutional Law
History and Social Science » Law » General
History and Social Science » Politics » United States » Politics

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"Synopsis" by , 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 this unique and comprehensive collection of over 100 primary documents. Court cases, opinion pieces, and many other documents bring to life the controversies surrounding the subject of immigration. Explanatory introductions aid users in understanding each document and help to illuminate its significance to the reader. The major laws on immigration and naturalization are included in this useful volume, and have been edited to include the principal provisions in each, thereby making them more accessible to students without compromising their quality and accuracy. These key primary documents are arranged chronologically to help the user discover what has and has not changed over the centuries. The introductory and explanatory texts help readers understand the issues being litigated, the social and cultural pressures that shaped each deate, and the ways in which biases of individual Justices and Presidents affected immigration and naturalization laws in this country.
"Synopsis" by , Explore immigration and naturalization issues throughout American history with this comprehensive collection of primary documents.
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