TITLE

American Stories

PUB. DATE
October 2006
SOURCE
Read;10/6/2006, Vol. 56 Issue 4, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The article discusses issues pertaining to immigration in the United States. America is said to be different from other countries insofar as immigrants can become Americans, whereas it is not possible to become, for example, Chinese or Italian. A list of books related to the experiences of adolescents from other cultures growing up in America is provided.
ACCESSION #
22499180

 

Related Articles

  • Controversy Over Immigration Policy.  // Congressional Digest;Oct81, Vol. 60 Issue 10, p225 

    Focuses on the controversy over the U.S. immigration policy. Impetus to the termination of the national origins quota system; Impact of the immigration law on the economy and the labor standards; Assimilation capability of various types of immigrants.

  • Kidding Ourselves About Immigration. Kinsley, Michael // Time International (South Pacific Edition);12/17/2007, Issue 49, p17 

    The author reflects on the issue of immigration in the U.S., suggesting that many U.S. citizens do not want any immigration. The author believes that the motives for illegal and legal immigrants are basically the same: the desire for a better life. Also discussed are the differing views of...

  • Kidding Ourselves About Immigration. Kinsley, Michael // Time;12/17/2007, Vol. 170 Issue 25, p30 

    The author reflects on the issue of immigration in the U.S., suggesting that many U.S. citizens want all of the immigrants to stay out of the country. The author comments that the motives for illegal and legal immigrants is the same: the desire for a better life. Also discussed are the views and...

  • Current Patterns Of Immigration.  // Congressional Digest;Oct81, Vol. 60 Issue 10, p229 

    Focuses on the patterns of immigration in the U.S. Total legal entries of immigrants and refugees for fiscal years 1977 to 1980; Impact of the enactment of the 1965 amendments to the Immigration and Nationality Act on the immigration pattern; Coverage of the Refugee Act of 1980.

  • Basic System Now In Effect.  // Congressional Digest;Oct81, Vol. 60 Issue 10, p228 

    Details the basic immigration policy in the U.S. Categorization of aliens; Types of entry documents required by the U.S. government; Provisions of the Refugee Act of 1980.

  • Deferred enforced departure urged for Montserratians. Persaud, Felicia // New York Amsterdam News;3/17/2005, Vol. 96 Issue 12, p14 

    The article informs that advocates to stop the deportation of more than 24 dozen Montserratian nationals from the U.S. are now calling on U.S. President George W. Bush to grant those affected deferred enforced departure. The temporary protected status of the 292 ran out on February 27, but many...

  • Circular, invisible, and ambiguous migrants: components of difference in estimates of the number of unauthorized Mexican migrants in the United States. Bean, Frank D.; Corona, Rodolfo; Tuiran, Rodolfo; Woodrow-Lafield, Karen A.; Van Hook, Jennifer; Bean, F D; Corona, R; Tuiran, R; Woodrow-Lafield, K A; Van Hook, J // Demography;Aug2001, Vol. 38 Issue 3, p411 

    Based on an equation that can be used with available data and that provides a basis for facilitating decomposition analyses, this research estimates that about 2.54 million total (as opposed to enumerated) unauthorized Mexicans resided in the United States in 1996. Comparing this figure with an...

  • Immigration Act of 1921.  // Immigration Act of 1921;8/1/2017, 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;8/1/2017, 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.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics