Immigration policy is bottom-line issue
- 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;...
- Immigration. // Monkeyshines on America;Nov2001 U.S. Events From 1920-1940, p15
Focuses on immigration in the U.S. in the nineteen twenties. Law passed in 1921 imposing quotas on immigration; Mexican laborers coming to the southwest U.S. in the nineteen twenties; Expansion of the membership of the Ku Klux Klan.
- Today is last chance at special immigration relief act. Kosdrosky, Terry // Crain's Detroit Business;04/30/2001, Vol. 17 Issue 18, p31
Reports on the Legal Immigration and Family Equity Act in the United States. Provisions of the law; Fee that the applicant must pay; Sponsorship of a relative.
- Don't slam the lid on the melting pot. R.E.B. // U.S. Catholic;Mar97, Vol. 62 Issue 3, p2
Provides insights on the problem with immigration in the United States. Question on the number of immigrants to the country; Problems with legal and illegal immigrants; Government's policy on immigration; Inconsistencies in immigration laws.
- Breaking the Law Makes You Legal. O'Meara, Kelly Patricia // Insight on the News;11/29/99, Vol. 15 Issue 44, p22
Reports on the immigration policy of the United States that rewards illegal aliens. Details on basic immigration laws; Categories for family preferences; Provisions contained on the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996.
- Immigrants and Immigration Law: A State of the Field Assessment. Lee, Erika // Journal of American Ethnic History;Summer99, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p85
Examines the importance of immigration law to the study of immigration to the United States (US) especially during the late nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Definition of immigration law in the US; Development of US Immigration Law, 1875-1998; Directions of the scholarship on immigrants and...
- Response. Lee, Erika // Journal of American Ethnic History;Summer99, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p157
Comments on the assessments made by several sociologists and immigration historians on the trend in immigration history in the United States (US). Significance of the examination of immigration law in the US; Overview of laws and government policies on immigration around the world; Relationship...
- INS detentions: No crime needed. Wirpsa, Leslie // National Catholic Reporter;07/17/98, Vol. 34 Issue 34, p3
Focuses on the effect of the 1996 United States' immigration laws on deportations. Increase in deportations in 1997; Costs of keeping illegal immigrants in jail; Problem of overcrowding in Immigration and Naturalization Service centers.