U. S. Immigration Policy, Ethnicity, and Religion in American History.

By: LeMay, Michael CMaterial type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on DemandPublisher: Santa Barbara : ABC-CLIO, LLC, 2018Copyright date: ©2018Description: 1 online resource (324 pages)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781440864384Subject(s): United States-Emigration and immigration-Government policy-History | United States-Emigration and immigration-Religious aspects | United States-Ethnic relations-History | United States-Race relations-History | Immigrants-United States-History | Minorities-United States-History | United States-HistoryGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: U. S. Immigration Policy, Ethnicity, and Religion in American HistoryDDC classification: 325.73 LOC classification: JV6483.L469 2018Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover -- Half Title -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- Tables and Boxes -- Introduction -- Chapter 1 An Overview of U.S. Immigration Policy Making -- Introduction: The Importance of Immigration and Religion in America -- The Waves of Immigration -- Established Religions, Newcomers, and Religious Freedom -- The Six Phases of Immigration Policy Making -- Conclusion -- Chronology -- References -- Chapter 2 The Open Door Era, 1820-1880 -- Introduction: Religious Motivation in Colonial Immigration -- Religious Influences on Early American Politics -- Religious/Ethnic Groups in the Old Immigrant Wave -- Nativist Political Reaction to Changing Immigration and Their Policy Demands -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 3 The Door Ajar Phase, 1880-1920 -- Introduction: The Change in Immigrant Waves -- The New Immigrant Wave: Changing Flow, Changing Laws -- Italian Immigrants -- Greek Immigrants -- Polish Immigrants -- Russian Immigrants -- Eastern European Jews -- The First Restrictionist Laws: Attempts to Close the Golden Door -- The Push to Further Close the Door, 1890-1920 -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 4 The Pet Door Era, 1920-1950 -- Introduction: Establishing the Quota System -- The Quota Act of 1921 -- The Immigration Quota Act of 1924 -- The National Origins Quota Act of 1929 -- The Great Depression Decade, 1930-1940 -- The World War II Years -- Hasidic Jewish Migration and Immigration -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 5 The Dutch Door Era, 1950-1985 -- Introduction: Postwar Immigration Policy -- The Immigration and Naturalization Act of 1952 -- The Immigration and Nationality Act of 1965 -- Exponential Rise in Unauthorized Immigration, 1970-1985 -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 6 The Revolving Door Era, 1985-2001 -- Introduction: Religious Trends and Policy-Development of IRCA -- The Push to Formulate a Legislative Response.
Policy Adoption: Passing of IRCA, 1986 -- Split Congressional Voting Blocs -- Two Models of Policy Conflict -- Legislative Strategies and Intent -- Policy Implementation: Problems with IRCA -- Legislative Policy Making Post-IRCA -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 7 The Storm Door Era, 2001-2018 -- Introduction: Religious Trends and the Making of Fortress America -- The USA Patriot Act -- Dissolving the INS, Creating the DHS -- Groupthink and Other Problems in the Rush to Create DHS -- Further Actions to Build Fortress America -- Legislative Proposals Introduced and Pending Since 2013 -- President Trump and the Attack on Muslims and Sanctuary Cities -- Conclusion -- References -- Bibliography -- Index.
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Cover -- Half Title -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- Tables and Boxes -- Introduction -- Chapter 1 An Overview of U.S. Immigration Policy Making -- Introduction: The Importance of Immigration and Religion in America -- The Waves of Immigration -- Established Religions, Newcomers, and Religious Freedom -- The Six Phases of Immigration Policy Making -- Conclusion -- Chronology -- References -- Chapter 2 The Open Door Era, 1820-1880 -- Introduction: Religious Motivation in Colonial Immigration -- Religious Influences on Early American Politics -- Religious/Ethnic Groups in the Old Immigrant Wave -- Nativist Political Reaction to Changing Immigration and Their Policy Demands -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 3 The Door Ajar Phase, 1880-1920 -- Introduction: The Change in Immigrant Waves -- The New Immigrant Wave: Changing Flow, Changing Laws -- Italian Immigrants -- Greek Immigrants -- Polish Immigrants -- Russian Immigrants -- Eastern European Jews -- The First Restrictionist Laws: Attempts to Close the Golden Door -- The Push to Further Close the Door, 1890-1920 -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 4 The Pet Door Era, 1920-1950 -- Introduction: Establishing the Quota System -- The Quota Act of 1921 -- The Immigration Quota Act of 1924 -- The National Origins Quota Act of 1929 -- The Great Depression Decade, 1930-1940 -- The World War II Years -- Hasidic Jewish Migration and Immigration -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 5 The Dutch Door Era, 1950-1985 -- Introduction: Postwar Immigration Policy -- The Immigration and Naturalization Act of 1952 -- The Immigration and Nationality Act of 1965 -- Exponential Rise in Unauthorized Immigration, 1970-1985 -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 6 The Revolving Door Era, 1985-2001 -- Introduction: Religious Trends and Policy-Development of IRCA -- The Push to Formulate a Legislative Response.

Policy Adoption: Passing of IRCA, 1986 -- Split Congressional Voting Blocs -- Two Models of Policy Conflict -- Legislative Strategies and Intent -- Policy Implementation: Problems with IRCA -- Legislative Policy Making Post-IRCA -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 7 The Storm Door Era, 2001-2018 -- Introduction: Religious Trends and the Making of Fortress America -- The USA Patriot Act -- Dissolving the INS, Creating the DHS -- Groupthink and Other Problems in the Rush to Create DHS -- Further Actions to Build Fortress America -- Legislative Proposals Introduced and Pending Since 2013 -- President Trump and the Attack on Muslims and Sanctuary Cities -- Conclusion -- References -- Bibliography -- Index.

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Michael C. LeMay , PhD, is professor emeritus at California State University, San Bernardino. He is author of more than two dozen academic titles, many of which deal with immigration history and policy.

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