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Author Issitt, Micah L., author.

Title Immigration / Micah L. Issitt.

Publication Info. Amenia, NY : Grey House Publishing, [2018]
Boston, Massachusetts : Credo Reference, 2019.


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Edition [Enhanced Credo edition]
Description 1 online resource (40 entries) : 75 images ; digital files.
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Series Opinions throughout history
Opinions throughout history.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Publisher's note -- Introduction -- Historical timeline. -- 1. From immigration to sovereigns: the United States before nationhood -- 2. Becoming American: the naturalization process (1790-1798) -- 3. Friends and enemies: immigration and national security collide (1798) -- 4. The green menace: the Know-Nothings and the Nativist Movement (1800-1850s) -- 5. Marrying citizenship: women and immigrants' rights (1850-1855) -- 6. Encouraging immigration:the Civil War and the nation's first and only: pro-immigration period (1860-1864) -- 7. The color of citizenship: post-war immigration policy (1870-1875) -- 8. The east in the west: railroads, coolies, and racism (1800-1868) -- 9. The Chinese problem goes federal: racism becomes Federal law (1860-1890) -- 10. Centralizing immigration policy: the birth of the INS (1824-1891) -- 11. Symbolizing immigration: the Federal Immigration Centers (1892-1910) -- 12. The undesirables: eugenics and economics in immigrant exclusion policies (1840-1917) -- 13. The war on anarchy: the anarchist exclusion and Turner v. Williams (1886-1917) -- 14. The immigration race: World War I and the Immigration Act of 1917 -- 15. The end of mass migration: the beginning of the quota system (1920-1925) -- 16. Down Mexico way: Mexican repatriation and the Great Depression (1929-1939) -- 17. America's favored Asians: Chinese exclusion and Japanese internment (1941-1945) -- 18. America's reluctant humanitarianism: refugees during and after World War II (1937-1950) --
19. The last of western civilization: the Cold War and the McCarran-Walter Act (1950-1958) -- 20. Opportunity and exploitation: the Bracero Program (1917-1964) -- 21. Liberty and progress: Hart-Celler and the end of America's racial engineering (1960-1965) -- 22. Cold war refugees: the South Asian and Cuban refugee crises (1975-1980) -- 23. Aliens are out there: changing attitudes on immigration -- 24. Immigrant rights and welfare: immigrant children and the Sanctuary Movement (1980-1990) -- 25. The end of the Cold War: immigration law and diversity -- 26. Terrorism gets in the way: immigration and the Latino conservative movement -- 27. Immigration in the age of fear: from ICE to NSEERS to Islamophobia (2001-2008) -- 28. The great wall of America: the border wall debate -- 29. The American dreamers: the dreamers and DACA (2012-2018) -- 30. The fight for American ideology: the travel ban and American religious identity (2016-2018) -- 31. Open or closed: immigration and globalization -- Primary & secondary sources -- Glossary -- Historical snapshots -- Bibliography.
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Summary This volume tracks the changing national views on immigration. Historian at-large Micah Issitt traces the path of public opinion and policy on immigration in American history, with each chapter providing insightful commentary on a selected primary source. Drawing from the popular press, key court and legislative battles, speeches, social activism and opinion polls, Opinions Throughout History-Immigration offers readers mixed sources of information woven together to highlight the overall momentum of developing public opinion on this perennial policy issue.
System Details Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Note Description based on title page of print version.
Subject Emigration and immigration law -- United States -- Sources.
National characteristics, American -- Sources.
United States -- Emigration and immigration -- History -- Sources.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Credo Reference (Firm), distributor.
Other Form: Print version: 168217722X 9781682177228 xxxviii, 814 pages : illustrations
ISBN 9781786849489 electronic version
9781682177228 hardcover
168217722X hardcover

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