A nation of immigrants / John F. Kennedy.Material type: TextSeries: Harper torchbooks.Publisher: New York : Harper and Row, 1964Edition: Rev. and enl. ed. Introd. by Robert F. Kennedy.Description: xi, 111 p. : ill., folded map ; 21 cm.Subject(s): United States -- Emigration and immigration -- History | United States -- Emigration and immigration -- Government policyAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Nation of immigrants.DDC classification: 325.73 LOC classification: JV6453 | .K4 1964Other classification: 74.94 | MG 70040
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 95-101).
A nation of nations -- Why they came -- Waves of immigration -- the pre-revolutionary forces -- Waves of immigration -- the post-revolutionary forces -- The immigrant contribution -- Immigration policy -- Where we stand -- Appendix A: The United States of America -- a nation of immigrants -- Appendix B: Chronology of immigration -- Appendix C: Suggested reading -- Appendix D: Text of President John F. Kennedy's Proposals to liberalize immigration statutes (July 23, 1963) -- Appendix E: Selected comments on President Kennedy's message.
Tells the story of the struggles of successive waves of immigrants who came to America and includes the President's plea for a complete revision of our immigration law.