Immigration

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Many Americans have skewed notions about immigration, and those perceptions influence decision in Washington and presidential candidates on the campaign trail. Some people think immigration is out of control; a few suggest that it should be stopped altogether. The problem is that many people have illegal immigration and legal immigration mixed up. They think that because the first is a problem, the second must be a problem, too. But that is not the case. Legal immigration provides ta

Analysis of a Disagreement over Immigration The authors of the 3 articles on immigration reform all seem to agree that the 1990 immigration law is inadequate, but they agree on little else. They find different impacts on the workforce, positive and negative. And they differ sharply over whether recent levels of immigration help or hurt the economy: one writer suggesting higher levels of immigrants and the other two suggesting a reduced level. The disagreement by the disputants is so heavy be

"The Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882 was the first significant law restricting immigration into the United States. Those on the West Coast were especially prone to attribute declining wages and economic ills on the despised Chinese workers. Although the Chinese composed only .002 percent of the nation's population, Congress passed the exclusion act to placate worker demands and assuage prevalent concerns about maintaining white "racial purity." The statute of 1882 suspended Chinese immigration

There are many issues concerning the immigration into America by peoples of other races and cultures, and a hundred more opinions to go with them. At the time of the largest immigration boom into this country, between 1880 and 1920, many people thought of immigration as a negative thing. It was largely considered that so many new cultures and people would distort the American ideals, and be a burden on those already occupying the space. This point of view is still prominent today, thoug

The first immigration of Koreans to the North Americas happened in the early 1900¡¯s near the year 1902. They came to America to work on the sugar plantations in Hawaii. Later, the government restricted the limit of immigrants from Korea. During the Korean War many Korean orphans and war brides immigrated to America , approximately around 20,000 people. Later when the Immigration and Nationality Act was created and signed by President Lyndon Johnson in 1965 many Koreans entere

Increase Immigration into Canada Good afternoon ladies and gentlemen. As we all now we are all gathered here today to debate, argue over a bill concerning an increase in immigration. We may not all be on the same side. But personally I am for increasing immigration and in the following I will explain, my reasons. Since the early 1600’s and after the great depression Canada has had many ups’ and downs’ concerning immigration. It has had immigrants flea from all different co

Immigration to Canada Early immigration to Canada was generated by a network of emigration agents who were salesman who advertised to Canada s attraction s to prospected immigrants. They targeted wealthy farmers, agricultural laborers and female domestics, preferably from Great Britain, the United States and Northern Europe. Canada s first immigration legislation, the Immigration Act of 1869 reflected the laissez-faire philosophy of the time by not saying which classes of immigrants should b

History 53 Spring 2000 Immigration/Migration America and Immigration When reading two articles that are decades apart, one sees that the nation’s, as a whole, opinion has changed about immigrants. In an article from 1905 the South wanted immigrants because they were cheap labor. Almost 80 years later, in 1983, the South had a different opinion about immigrants. In his 1905 article, “Immigration and the South,” Robert DeCoury Ward just begins to touch on the idea that immigra

Immigration to Canada Early immigration to Canada was generated by a network of emigration agents who were salesman who advertised to Canada's attraction's to prospected immigrants. They targeted wealthy farmers, agricultural laborers and female domestics, preferably from Great Britain, the United States and Northern Europe. Canada's first immigration legislation, the Immigration Act of 1869 reflected the laissez-faire philosophy of the time by not saying which classes of immigrants should b

Should legal immigration be Substantially Reduced? CA s Anti-Immigrant Proposition 187 is Voided. (Online) Available http://aclu.org/news/1999/n072999b.html, July 29, 1999. National Id s on the Horizon? (Online) Available http://aclu.org/news/w050296a.html, May 2, 1996. In these press releases, the ACLU discusses the (then) recent and current information on the debate over immigration. This section keys in on two main points. The first being Proposition 187 being voided. And secondly Na