Daily Life Of New Americans: Immigration Since 1965, 1st Edition

  • Christoph Strobel
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  • ISBN-10: 0313363145
  • ISBN-13: 9780313363146
  • DDC: 305.9
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 168 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2010 | Published/Released January 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2010

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The foreign-born population in the United States, hailing from nations around the globe, increased from an estimated 9.7 million in 1960 to an estimated 35.2 million in 2005. A remarkable 12.1 percent of the U.S. population was born in a foreign country. What has it been like for these immigrants as they build new lives as Americans?

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Recent Titles in The Greenwood Press Daily Life Through History Series.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Coming to America: Migration Stories.
2: Making a Living: Economics.
3: The Ties that Bind: Family Life and Identity.
4: Community, Mainstream Society, and Culture.
5: Facing Stereotypes, Discrimination, and Tensions.
6: Policy and Politics.
7: Epilogue: A Glimpse at the Future.
About the Author.