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U. S. Immigration in the Twenty-First Century : Making Americans, Remaking America.

By: DeSipio, Louis.
Contributor(s): de la Garza, Rodolfo O.
Material type: TextTextSeries: 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.
Contents:
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.
Summary: A readable and comprehensive exploration of the history and the current issues surrounding U.S. immigration policy.
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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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Louis DeSipio is professor of political science and Chicano/Latino studies at University of California, Irvine. He is co-author or co-editor of several books including Making Americans, Remaking America: Immigration and Immigrant Policy (1998), Awash in the Mainstream: Latino Politics in the 1996 Elections (1999), Muted Voices: Latinos and the 2000 Elections (2004), and Beyond the Barrio: Latinos and the 2004 Elections (2010). He has also published book chapters and numerous articles in journals such as American Politics Research, Perspectives on Politics, Urban Affairs Review, and Asian American Policy Review .<br> <br> Rodolfo de la Garza is Eaton Professor of Administrative Law and Municipal Science in the Department of Political Science, Columbia University. He has edited, co-edited and co-authored numerous books including Making Americans, Remaking America: Immigration and Immigrant Policy (1998), Awash in the Mainstream: Latino Politics in the 1996 Elections (1999), Latinos and U. S. Foreign Policy: Lobbying for the Homeland? (2000), Sending Money Home: Hispanic Remittances and Community Development (2002), Muted Voices: Latinos and the 2000 Elections (2004), and The Future of the Voting Rights Act (2006). Dr. de la Garza has served as Vice President of the American Political Science Association and received the Lifetime Achievement Award of the Committee on the Status of Latinos in the Profession of the American Political Science Association in 1993.<br>

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