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U.S. Immigration and Migration

The enactment of the Hart-Celler Act (Immigration and Nationality Act of 1965) and the Simpson-Mazzoli Act (Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986) impacted on the immigration trends to the...

Latest answer posted July 27, 2015 10:48 am UTC

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U.S. Immigration and Migration

Of these options, the first option is the best. This comes about because of something that is known as chain migration. The process of chain migration starts when one person or a few people from a...

Latest answer posted December 2, 2012 3:38 am UTC

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U.S. Immigration and Migration

If you are talking about immigration to the United States, the LPC clause came from a law that was passed in 1882, not in 1912. The acronym “LPC” stands for “liable to become a public charge.”...

Latest answer posted April 25, 2013 1:41 pm UTC

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U.S. Immigration and Migration

The main impact of the Vietnam War on immigration to the United States had to do with an increase in immigration from Vietnam and the surrounding areas. During the Vietnam War, the United States,...

Latest answer posted March 14, 2013 6:04 pm UTC

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First of all, we must note that every immigrant group has assimilated “to one degree or another” since that could cover everything from complete assimilation to almost zero assimilation. Thus, you...

Latest answer posted December 10, 2012 2:44 am UTC

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The immigrants who came largely from Europe during the period that you are asking about in this question encountered many problems. They typically encountered economic problems. These problems...

Latest answer posted April 15, 2013 9:56 pm UTC

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U.S. Immigration and Migration

One the one hand, we can say that America is clearly more of a “salad bowl” than it was in, for example, the 1950s. In the 1950s, there were not many unassimilated immigrants. Today, we have many...

Latest answer posted March 29, 2013 5:24 pm UTC

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U.S. Immigration and Migration

Illegal immigration has impacted American thinking on immigration mostly in negative ways. That is, Americans have become somewhat less inclined to support immigration in general as they have come...

Latest answer posted March 31, 2013 11:22 pm UTC

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U.S. Immigration and Migration

There are two other countries whose debates on immigration are relatively familiar to me. These are Japan and Singapore. There are at least two major differences between our debates and theirs....

Latest answer posted April 1, 2013 7:33 pm UTC

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Beginning in the time of the California Gold Rush, and continuing until the ban on such immigration in the 1880s, many Chinese people came to the United States as immigrants. The bulk of them came...

Latest answer posted May 12, 2013 3:13 am UTC

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I think that a very strong argument can be made that one of the most painful casualties of the September 11 Attacks was immigration reform and the perception of the immigration issue. The instant...

Latest answer posted March 29, 2013 11:11 pm UTC

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U.S. Immigration and Migration

At least officially, it is not really accurate to say that we accept all people who want to come to our shores in the way that Emma Lazarus’s poem suggests that we do. This was much truer at the...

Latest answer posted May 21, 2013 4:50 am UTC

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In my opinion, people who think that bilingualism is going to permanently divide America ignore both history and social science. Looking at the evidence from history, there is no reason to think...

Latest answer posted April 8, 2013 4:12 am UTC

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The main reason for this is that these two groups are in very different situations and therefore have different interests. When immigrants first come to the US, they often want to take any job they...

Latest answer posted February 7, 2013 12:53 am UTC

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This article was written in 2010. The author of the article was lamenting what he saw as a rising tide of hatred toward Islam as a faith and towards Muslims as individuals. He argued that the...

Latest answer posted October 8, 2013 4:56 am UTC

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U.S. Immigration and Migration

In general, while economic conditions have not been the only thing that has affected our attitudes towards immigrants and our policies toward them, we have generally been less welcoming to...

Latest answer posted March 30, 2013 7:23 pm UTC

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While it is impossible to know for sure what will happen, it appears that it is very likely that immigration reform will pass. The reason for this is that the Republican Party, which has been very...

Latest answer posted April 3, 2013 4:23 pm UTC

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Since the founding of the United States, there have been three main waves of immigration. These waves have consisted of different types of people and have occurred in different circumstances....

Latest answer posted March 27, 2013 5:07 pm UTC

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In a debate, an opening statement must set out the basics of your argument. It must let the audience know what side you are taking in the debate and it must give a number of arguments for your...

Latest answer posted December 2, 2013 11:26 pm UTC

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