- SKILL SELECTIVITY IN TRANSATLANTIC MIGRATION: THE CASE OF CANARY ISLANDERS IN CUBA. Juif, Dácil // Revista de Historia EconÃ³mica / Journal of Iberian & Latin Amer;Sep2015, Vol. 33 Issue 2, p189
The skill composition of European migrants to the New World and their contribution to the human capital and institutional formation in destination countries are popular topics in economic history. This study assesses the skill composition of 19th century transatlantic migrants to Cuba. It finds...
- Chapter SIX: Toil and Trouble. // Qualities of a Citizen;2005, p100
Chapter six of the book "Qualities of a Citizen" is presented. It discusses U.S. immigration laws towards women from 1885 through the 1930s, which putatively favored domestic employment over factory jobs for women. The role that the U.S. government's policy of "likely to become a public charge"...
- Chapter ELEVEN: At Work in the Nation. // Qualities of a Citizen;2005, p199
Chapter eleven of the book "Qualities of a Citizen" is presented. It explores the U.S. government's immigration policy that putatively focused on economic status from 1940 through 1965, particularly on the employment of women immigrants. The relationship between women immigrant's employment and...
- The Trouble with the Irish in the Cuban National Archives. Brehony, Margaret // Irish Migration Studies in Latin America;Jul2014, Vol. 8 Issue 3, p15
There are few notable traces of an Irish presence in the fusion of cultural influences in Havana's cityscape but manuscript sources in the National Archives of Cuba provide accounts of Irish lives, lived amongst some of the wealthiest and more often the poorest of European immigrants in Cuban...
- Don't mind the media, Mrs. Mirosh, we're all listening anyway. Byfield, Link // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine;4/12/93, Vol. 20 Issue 17, p2
Discusses the remarks made by Canada's Community Services Minister Dianne Mirosh concerning immigrants. Other groups she has offended in the past; Mirosh's three points; Argument that shutting out strangers is an inborn human instinct; More.
- The benefits of immigration. Woodard, Joe // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine;6/28/93, Vol. 20 Issue 28, p13
Considers the stand of the Vancouver-based Fraser Institute on the subject of immigration. Fraser's new study `The Immigration Dilemma,' was discussed at the Calgary Convention Centre last week, the consensus being that assuming some judicious government policy-making, immigration is a boon. ...
- California here we go. // Orange County Business Journal;11/25/96 Supplement, Vol. 19 Issue 48, p6
Reports that California recorded a net inflow of residents in 1996. What the influx was attributed to; Release of information by the Center for Continuing Study of the California Economy (CCSCE); Comment from Stephen Levy, CCSCE's director; Reduction on the movement of residents out of the state.
- Immigration as a source of political discontent and frustration in Western democracies. Freeman, Gary P. // Studies in Comparative International Development;Fall97, Vol. 32 Issue 3, p42
Looks at immigration as a source of political discontent and frustration in three sets of Western democracies, focusing on linkages between the scale, timing and characteristics of migration and the process of migration policies. Impact of immigration on Western public; Attitudes toward...
- Seeking a path between old and new. Munn, May Mansoor // Christian Science Monitor;5/15/98, Vol. 90 Issue 119, p12
Relates the author's experiences of her immigration from the Middle East to attend college in the United States. Compares her experience to reminisces of her elderly aunt's immigration.