THE DUALITY OF FEDERALIST NATION-BUILDING: TWO STRAINS OF CHINESE IMMIGRATION CASES REVISITED
- Ironing Out The Fabric of Our Past: Part 1. Tien-Hwei Law, Jeannette // Chinese American Forum;Jan2003, Vol. 18 Issue 3, p10
Part I. Outlines the history of the early Chinese Americans in Saint Louis, Missouri. Establishment of laundry business; Social and commercial activities in Chinatown; Center for maintaining ties to Chinese culture.
- Seattle Chinese Women's Club, Part 1 The 50th Anniversary (1951-2001). Koh, Maria // Chinese American Forum;Apr2003, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p19
Part I. Chronicles the history of the Seattle Chinese Women's Club (SCWC). Assistance provided to Chinese immigrants in the United States; Trials and tribulations experience by the SCWC; 2001 president, Susan Lin's formation of an editorial committee to publish the `SCWC 50th Anniversary Album'.
- Court rules sodomy no bar to citizenship. // Body Politic;Jun81, Issue 74, p20
Reports on the ruling of a federal appeal court about the denial of granting of U.S. citizenship to immigrants because of sexual orientation. Overturn of the ruling in March 1980 in the case of German immigrant Horst Nemetz; Argument of Nemetz' attorney regarding the federal Immigration Act.
- Only Study Can Give Me a Future. Zheng Jing // Chinese Studies in History;Winter2002, Vol. 36 Issue 2, p30
Relates the author's experiences of being a Chinese teenage immigrant in New York. Details of the author's first trip to New York; Problems encountered by the author during the first year of high school; Difficulty that the author had in learning English; Experiences of getting a summer job;...
- The Voice of a Chinese Teenager in America. Huang Ruowei // Chinese Studies in History;Winter2002, Vol. 36 Issue 2, p42
Relates the author's experiences of being a Chinese teenage immigrant in the United States. Author's first impressions of high school in America; Difference between the American and Chinese educational systems; Difficulties encountered by new immigrants in school; Variety of job opportunities...
- Fictive Kinship, Conjugal Tie and Kinship Chain Among Chinese Immigrants in the United States. LI, Peter S. // Journal of Comparative Family Studies;Spring77, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p47
Ethnic kinship systems have frequently been evaluated in the context of culture, and in particular, the culture of poverty. This paper argues that kinship variations among ethnic groups may be more appropriately interpreted as differential responses to structural constraints. Using both official...
- From Chinese Immigrants to American Citizens. WU, WILLIAM Q. // Chinese American Forum;Jan1990, Vol. 5 Issue 3, p7
The article presents the Chinese-Americans' Wu Family Association. It features their clan meeting in New York's Chinatown. The author tells a brief story of their clan from Chinese immigrants to now mostly citizens of the U.S. They came from the counties of Sze Yep, Taishan, Xinhui, Kaiping, and...
- Satellite Chinatown. Meagher, Adam // Next American City;Summer2007, Issue 15, p15
The article focuses on the existence of Chinese Americans in Quincy, Massachusetts. The rise of Quincy as Boston area's second Chinatown is elaborated. Quincy was discovered by Chinese immigrants in the 1980s when they were looking for an affordable place to buy homes. Information on the August...
- LITTLER ITALY. Cannato, Vincent // New Republic;02/02/98, Vol. 218 Issue 5, p10
Deals with the proliferation of Chinese businesses in Little Italy, New York City as of February 1998. Efforts of the Little Italy Restoration Association to fend off Chinese-American incursions; Number of legal Chinese immigrants who settled in New York City between 1982 and 1994; Factor which...