Covers 13 of the key debates on immigration: amnesty, Arizona's S.B. 1070, birthright citizenship, immigration and crime, the provision of driver's licenses to undocumented immigrants, federal policy, voting, the selection system, nativism, the naturalization process, border control, gender and refugee status, and detention and deportation.
This digital archive includes firsthand accounts from reputable sources around the world, covering such important events as post-World War II Jewish resettlement, South African apartheid, Latin American migrations to the United States and much more.
Essays address such topics as immigration law and policy, refugees, unauthorized migrants, racial and ethnic identity, assimilation, nationalization, economy, politics, religion, education, and family relations.
Chronicles and interpretations of the phenomenal waves of immigration to the United States from the earliest times through the period from 1820 to 1930, when the United States was the destination of some 60% of the world's immigrants -- up to the present day.