U. S. Immigration in the Twenty-First Century : Making Americans, Remaking America.
By: DeSipio, Louis.
Contributor(s): de la Garza, Rodolfo O.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Dilemmas in American Politics: Publisher: Boulder : Routledge, 2018Copyright date: ©2015Description: 1 online resource (206 pages).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780813344744.Subject(s): Emigration and immigration law -- United States.;United States -- Emigration and immigration -- Government policyAdditional physical formats: Print version:: U. S. Immigration in the Twenty-First Century : Making Americans, Remaking AmericaDDC classification: 325.73 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Intro -- Table of Contents -- List of Boxes and Tables -- Preface -- Introduction -- 1. Current Immigration and Immigrant Incorporation Debates: How Did We Get Here? -- The Statutory Foundation of Contemporary US Immigration Policy -- Immigration Reform in the George W. Bush Years -- Immigration Reform in the Obama Years -- Comprehensive" Immigration Reform: What Does This Entail? -- Conclusion -- 2. Defining Who We Will Be: The History of US Immigration Policy -- Ebbs and Flows of Immigration to the United States -- Colonization of the New World and the Revolutionary Era -- The First Great Wave, 1840-1860 -- The Second Great Wave, 1870-1920 -- Immigration Post-9/11 -- Who Ae We Today? Composition of Contemporary Immigrants -- Conclusion -- 3. Immigrants and Natives: Rights, Responsibilities, and Interaction -- Public Attitudes Toward Immigrants and Immigration Policies -- Noncitizen Rights, Privileges, and Responsibilities -- The States, Immigration Reform, and Immigrant Settlement -- Settlement and the Interaction Between Immigrants and Minorities -- Conclusion -- 4. From Immigrant to Citien: US Naturalization Policy -- Naturalization as a National Policy -- Establishing the Foundations for US Naturalization Law -- Who Should Administer the Award of Citizenship? -- Who Chooses to Naturalize and Who Does Not? -- Entering the Third Century of Naturalization in the United States -- Conclusion -- 5. Immigrant Civic and Political Engagement -- Immigrant Civic and Political Engagement in the United States -- Emigrant-Home Country Relations and Transnational Engagement -- Conclusion -- 6. Conclusion: US Immigration Policy for the Twenty-First Century -- The Current Stalemate -- Building the US Immigration Regime of the Early Twenty-First Century -- What Needs to Change for the Nation to Adopt Immigration Reform? -- Conclusion -- Bibliography -- Index.
A readable and comprehensive exploration of the history and the current issues surrounding U.S. immigration policy.
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