American Immigration And Citizenship

Author: John R. Vile
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1442270209
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In this book, John Vile provides context for contemporary debates on the topic through key historical documents presented alongside essays that interpret their importance for the reader.

U S Immigration And Naturalization Laws And Issues

Author: Michael C. LeMay
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313301568
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A collection of one hundred primary documents--including court cases, opinion pieces, and other materials--traces the history of naturalization and immigration policy enacted by the United States government to control migration since its ...

The Columbia Documentary History Of Race And Ethnicity In America

Author: Ronald H. Bayor
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 0231508409
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An estimated six to eight thousand citizens were impressed between 1803 and
1812 despite American efforts to protect them through trade sanctions and
military force. Thirteen American ships sailing from Ireland were intercepted in
1812, including four still in Irish waters. At the same time, federal restrictions
limited the freedom of English immigrants on the mainland who had maritime
activities. New York City merchants of English birth, for example, were interned
upstate at Fishkill, ...

Transforming America

Author: Michael C. LeMay
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 0313396434
Size: 62.95 MB
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Germany and the Americas: Culture, Politics, and History—A Multidisciplinary
Encyclopedia. Santa Barbara, CA: ... Boston's Immigrants. Cambridge, MA:
Harvard University Press. johnson, Kevin R. 1998. “An Essay on Immigration,
Citizenship, and U.S./Mexico Relations: The Tale of Two Treaties.” Southwestern
journal of Law 6 Trade in the Americas 5: 121. Kurzban, Iraj. 2006. Kurzban's ...
U.S. Immigration and Naturaliza— tion Laws and Issues: A Documentary History.
Westport, CT: ...

Asian Americans And The Supreme Court

Author: Hyung-chan Kim
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313272349
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The final chapter reviews major immigration laws passed by Congress in the 20th century and discusses the implications of the Immigration Act of 1990. The volume concludes with a case, name, and subject index.

Asian Americans And Congress

Author: Hyung-chan Kim
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
Size: 56.64 MB
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Covering all major laws since 1790, this volume shows the impact of congressional immigration laws on Asian Americans.

The Radical Reader

Author: Timothy McCarthy
Publisher: The New Press
ISBN: 159558742X
Size: 80.18 MB
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A Documentary History of the American Radical Tradition Timothy Patrick
McCarthy, John Campbell McMillian ... The Geary Act was one of the
discriminatory laws passed during Congressional debates over the renewal of
the 1882 Chinese Exclusion Act, the first immigration restriction law in American
history, which halted Chinese immigration for ten years and made the Chinese
ineligible for citizenship. Only in 1943—when another group of Asian immigrants,
the Japanese, were ...

The Columbia Documentary History Of The Asian American Experience

Author: Franklin Odo
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 9780231110303
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This collection of key documents presents the rich Asian American heritage through primary sources -- speeches, diary entries, editorials, advertisements, court opinions, legislation, songs, and poems -- along with expert, concise editorial ...

A Documentary History Of Religion In America Since 1877

Author: Edwin S. Gaustad
Publisher: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing
ISBN: 9780802822307
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So many of the "new" immigrants tended, for example, not to be Protestants. In
1887 at Clinton, Iowa, Henry Francis Bowers (1837-1911) founded the American
Protective Association (APA), the leading anti-Catholic organization of the closing
years of the nineteenth century. Son of a German Lutheran father and an Anglo
Methodist mother, Bowers pledged his followers to a "true Americanism," those
code words being further explained as demanding that citizenship be denied to
all ...