Unguarded gates : a history of America's immigration crisis /
Lanham, Md. :
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers,
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Table of Contents:
- 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.