eBook Debates On U.S. Immigration, 1st Edition

  • Published By: SAGE
  • ISBN-10: 1452266654
  • ISBN-13: 9781452266657
  • DDC: 325.73
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 1384 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released October 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012
  • Price:  Sign in for price

About

Overview

Aims to keep students, researchers, and other interested readers informed and up-to-date on the status of U.S. immigration policy. Provides introductory essays followed by point/counterpoint articles to explore prominent and perennially important debates, providing readers with views on multiple sides of this complex issue.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
About the Editors.
About the Contributors.
Preface.
1: Political Debates.
2: Introduction.
3: Legal Immigration Selection System.
4: Gender and Refugee Status.
5: Naturalization Process.
6: Legalization (Amnesty) for Unauthorized Immigrants.
7: Birthright Citizenship.
8: Immigrant Voting.
9: Nativism.
10: Federal Policy versus Decentralized Policy.
11: U.S. Border Control.
12: Immigrant Detention and Deportation under the Obama Administration.
13: Arizona’s S.B. 1070.
14: Driver’s Licenses.
15: Crime.
16: Economic, Labor, and Demographic Debates.
17: Introduction.
18: Cost to Taxpayers.
19: Depression of Wages and Price Levels.
20: Remittances.
21: H-1B Visas.
22: Temporary Worker Programs.
23: Secure ID Cards.
24: Worksite Enforcement.
25: Worksite Raids.
26: Population Growth.
27: Environment and Immigration.
28: Social and Cultural Debates.
29: Introduction.
30: Family-Based Immigration.
31: Cultural Assimilation.
32: Social and Political Integration.
33: Catholic Church and Immigration.
34: English as Official Language.
35: English Instruction in the Classroom.
36: Higher Education and Immigration Status.
37: Racial Profiling.
38: State and Local Law Enforcement.
39: Use of the Term “Illegal Alien”.
Appendix: Documents Highlighting Key Moments in U.S. Immigration History, 1924 to 2011.
Index.