A Companion to American Immigration (Blackwell Companions to by Reed Ueda (editor)

By Reed Ueda (editor)

A better half to American Immigration is an authoritative selection of unique essays through top students at the significant themes and issues underlying American immigration history.Focuses at the most crucial sessions in American Immigration heritage: the economic Revolution (1820-1930) and the Globalizing period (Cold conflict to the present)Provides an in-depth therapy of imperative issues, together with financial conditions, acculturation, social mobility, and assimilationIncludes an introductory essay by means of the quantity editor.

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Bush sketched out a vision of a “North American security perimeter” to which transnational immigration controls would be central. Discussions with Mexico have also secured that country’s cooperation in improving security over the shared US–Mexico border (National Post, October 1, 2001). Such calls for transnational immigration regulation reflect the new global era of migration and migration policy that characterizes the early twenty-first century. America’s role as an immigrant-receiving nation is no longer unique in the world.

122). Furthermore, a 1929 law made it a felony for an alien to enter the country illegally and provided for more severe punishment for immigrants who returned after deportation (45 Stat. 1551). The unrestricted immigration of Filipinos ended in 1934 when an unlikely coalition of nativists, anti-colonialists, and Filipino nationalists spearheaded the passage of the Tydings–McDuffie Act, which granted the Philippines independence and thus stripped Filipinos in the United States of their status as nationals.

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