Tags: UNITED States -- Emigration & immigration; EMIGRATION & immigration law -- United States; INTERNATIONAL travel regulations; FREEDOM of movement; POLITICAL refugees -- Legal status, laws, etc.; IMMIGRANTS; GLASNOST; PERESTROIKA
- KNOCK KNOCK. // New Republic;10/2/89, Vol. 201 Issue 14, p7
Provides some insights into the changes in U.S. immigration policy citing efforts to abolish racial and ethnic preferences that dominated early immigration practices. Increase in the number of world refugees citing its implications on immigration practices; Issues on the effects of glasnost and...
- AGENCY INDISCRETION: JUDICIAL REVIEW OF THE IMMIGRATION COURTS. Manion, Christopher // St. John's Law Review;Spring2008, Vol. 82 Issue 2, p787
This article focuses on the challenges facing asylum applicants in the U.S. It explains that asylum applicants must show a well founded fear of persecution in their home country. This fear of persecution must be based on race, religion, nationality, membership in a particular social group or...
- THE PHILOSOPHY OF OUR IMMIGRATION LAW. JAFFE, LOUIS L. // Law & Contemporary Problems;Spring1956, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p358
The article focuses on the immigration policy of the U.S. It mentions the immigration policy before 1921 when the immigration into the country was unlimited and minimal personal qualifications were required, and the economic success of the policy which was based on economic and defense...
- Eyes on the Door: Immigration in the 1980's. DONOHUE, JOHN W. // America;2/21/1981, Vol. 144 Issue 7, p135
The article discusses the immigration laws and practices in the U.S. in the 1980s. The three main responsibilities of the Commission on Immigration are to resolve the problems posed by illegal aliens, to articulate clear goals for an immigration and refugee policy consistent with the national...
- IT'S THE LAW. Clemens, Mark // Cobblestone;May/Jun2013, Vol. 34 Issue 5, p6
A timeline of various U.S. immigration laws is presented which includes information on the 1906 Naturalization Act, the 1948 Displaced Persons Act for World War II refugees from eastern Europe, and the 1996 Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act.
- Vanishing Visibility: How Particular Social Group Requirements Have Changed in the Third Circuit's Asylum Cases. Harbeck, Dorothy A.; Wilson, Amelia; Kashlan, Rana; Khan, Amiena // Federal Lawyer;Mar2012, Vol. 59 Issue 2, p48
The article focuses on the U.S. court case Valdiviezo-Galdamez v. U.S. Attorney General, which dealt with particular social group (PSG) requirements in cases of asylum. Topics include the requirements of social visibility and particularity, the U.S. Immigration and Nationality Act (INA), and how...
- Immigration Act of 1921. // Immigration Act of 1921;2009, p1
Presents the text of the United States' Immigration Act of 1921. Definition of terms; Restriction of the number of immigrants admitted into the United States; Determination of nationality; Regulation for the treatment of immigrants beyond the numbers allowed; Other stipulations.
- Immigration Quota Act of 1924. // Immigration Quota Act of 1924;2009, p1
Presents the text of the United States' Immigration Quota Act of 1924. Adjustments made to immigration quotas established in the act of 1921 and the Emergency Quota Act; Other stipulations.
- Beyond the family way. Gillespie, Nick // Reason;Jun94, Vol. 26 Issue 2, p44
Examines the immigration policies of the United States. Focus on family reunification as an important aspect of American immigration policy; Skills-based visa allocation program that chooses people most likely to fit into the American work force; Criticism against family reunification mechanism;...