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Hupnewam2007
Thematic essays address such topics as immigration law and policy, refugees, unauthorized migrants, racial and ethnic identity, assimilation, nationalization, economy, politics, religion, education, and family relations. Comprehensive articles on immigration from the thirty most significant nations or regions of origin.
Editor(s): Mary C. Waters , Reed Ueda , Helen B. Marrow
Edition: 1st
Articles: 58
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People: 3

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Acknowledgments

Carl L. Bankston III and Danielle Antoinette Hidalgo: Wendy Cadge and Todd LeRoy Perreira gave us useful suggestions and information. Donna R....

Advisory Editors

Richard D. Alba Diana L. Eck Nancy Foner Steven J. Gold Philip Kasinitz Nazli Kibria Ewa Morawska Joel Perlmann Rubén G....

Africa: East

The East African region extending from Sudan in the north to Mozambique in the south has a population of more than 200 million. It is home to...

Africa: South Africa and Zimbabwe

Leaving South Africa Historically, South Africa is best known as an immigrant-receiving rather than an emigrant-sending country. Originally...

Africa: West

The U.S. Census defines West Africa as a subdivision of the continent that includes the countries of Benin, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, Côte...

Appendix

Immigration and Naturalization Legislation Source : Extracts from the text of Appendix 1 of U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service,...

Assimilation

The idea of assimilation has undergone a transformation since the middle of the 20th century. Then it was a foundational concept in American...

Canada

Although 820,000 people born in Canada lived in the United States in 2000, few would identify themselves as “new Americans.” Some are not even...

Central America

Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua Over the past 30 years the number of Central Americans coming to the United States has grown significantly, as a...

China: Outside the People's Republic of China

Today the vast majority of foreign-born Chinese in the U.S. are from the People's Republic of China (PRC), but this was not always the case....

China: People's Republic of China

Chinese Americans are a diverse ethnic group, made up of U.S.-born Chinese and immigrants from all over the Chinese world. As of 2000, their...

Citizenship and Nationality Policy

Not since the McCarthy era in the early 1950s, when many Americans aggressively questioned the loyalty of their fellow citizens and when...

Colombia

Since 1970, Colombians in the U.S. have constituted the leading immigrant group from South America, and they are now the fifth largest Latin...

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Advisory Editors Introduction Mary C. Waters and Reed Ueda Immigration in Global Historical Perspective Reed Ueda ...

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Richard Alba , Department of Sociology, The University at Albany, State University of New York Carl L. Bankston III , Department...

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