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Unguarded gates : a history of America's immigration crisis /

Main Author: Graham, Otis L.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2004
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245 1 0 |a Unguarded gates :  |b a history of America's immigration crisis /  |c Otis L. Graham. 
260 |a Lanham, Md. :  |b Rowman & Littlefield Publishers,  |c c2004. 
300 |a xvi, 242 p. :  |b ill. ;  |c 24 cm. 
504 |a Includes bibliographical references (p. 205-237) and index. 
505 0 |a PART I: IMMIGRATION ISSUES FROM THE FOUNDERS TO THE CREATION OF A SYSTEM OF LIMITATION: Nation of the native born unready for the great wave -- Immigration reform: beginnings of national policy -- Great wave and the search for national policy -- Labeling of reformers -- In search of national immigration policy -- Reform comes: new system for choosing and limiting America's immigrants -- PART II: BENEFITS AND EROSION OF THE NATIONAL ORIGINS SYSTEM: Immigration restriction: results and reflections -- Reform of the reform? Gate-widening counterattack quietly begins -- Forties and Fifties: regulated immigration: popular, and under global pressure -- PART III: SECOND GREAT WAVE AND THE RETURN OF MASS IMMIGRATION: Immigration reform again: road to the 1965 Immigration Act -- Mass immigration builds momentum: refugees unlimited -- Illegal immigration; "Peaceful invasion" and policy ineptitude -- Case for restriction: economics -- Case for restriction: concerns over national cohesion -- Case for restriction: immigration's population-environment connection -- PART IV: STRANGE POLITICS OF POROUS BORDERS: PRESENT AND FUTURE: Politics of immigration: the 1990s -- September 11: a turning point? -- Our mass immigration era: how can this be? -- Dogmas of the past. 
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