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41: Immigration: Problem with Too Many Immigrants in the U.S
Immigration: Problem with Too Many Immigrants in the U.S Immigration is a major problem facing the U.S. today. Hundreds of thousands of immigrants flock to this country every year. Some legally, others illegally. Some are escaping from religious and political oppression while others come ... in our airports we can stop illegal immigrants from coming over and receiving benefits that they do not deserve. Once we have that problem taken care of we can work on setting up fair legal immigration policies.
42: Immigration Experience
The Immigration Experience- Books related to The Immigration Experience- The Immigration Experience- They are our grandparents, our relatives, our friends. They are the immigrants. They came from all over the world for many reasons, such as, religious persecution and racial tension, but the largest reason ...
43: Chinese Americans
The Lost Ones – Young Chinese Americans Due to harsh immigration laws, in American history, Chinese have often relied on illegal means of entering the United States. For example, in 1882, the Chinese Exclusion Act (Chinese Exclusion Act, Documents on Anti-Chinese Immigration Policy.) was passed, the first and only act that restricted immigration from one particular ethnicity. This act restricted immigration of Chinese labourers. In 1888, this act was extended to all Chinese immigrants except for officials, teachers, students, tourists, and merchants. However, not all-prospective immigrants ...
44: Immigration
December 11, 2000 Immigration In the decades following the Civil War, the United States emerged as an industrial giant. Old industries expanded and many new ones, including petroleum refining, steel manufacturing, and electrical power, emerged. Railroads expanded significantly, bringing ... be known as the "Golden Door." Throughout the late 1800s, most immigrants arriving in New York entered at the Castle Garden depot near the tip of Manhattan. In 1892, the federal government opened a new immigration-processing center on Ellis Island in New York harbor. Although immigrants often settled near ports of entry, a large number did find their way inland. Many states, especially those with sparse populations, actively sought to ... crime (the mafia). They banded together, and lived in communities in New York. They spoke Italian before English. As hard as things were, their faith kept them together, and allowed them prosper. While large-scale immigration created many social tensions, it also produced a new vitality in the cities and states in which the immigrants settled. The newcomers helped transform American society and culture, demonstrating that diversity, as well as ...
45: Immigrants In 17th Century United States
... My essay is a nation of immigrants in the United States which is about German, Irish, Jewish immigrants in the 1800’s or early 1900’s. I’m a Asian so I know about Asian immigration. But I didn’t know about Europe immigration very well. So I chose it among many topics. I know that I will find about aspect of immigration important and I will fall into interest of this history. A continuing high birthrate accounted for most of the increase in population, but by the 1840’s the tides of immigration were adding hundreds ...
46: The Immigration Experience
The Immigration Experience They are our grandparents, our relatives, our friends. They are the immigrants. They came from all over the world for many reasons, such as, religious persecution and racial tension, but the largest reason for ...
47: Australian History - Populate
... the first priorities of the new Federal Government was to increase Australia's population. One way was to encourage an increase in the birth rate, which had been falling. A second way was to encourage immigration, not only from Great Britain, but also from other European countries. The main requirement was that immigrants be white skinned. Although this policy became known as the White Australia Policy, the regulations did not actually prohibit people with coloured skin. The prohibition was achieved through regulations requiring each immigrant to pass a dictation test to be given in any European language. If the immigration officials did not want to allow a person to enter the country, they could choose a language that would make it impossible to pass the test. Although this policy was extremely biased and racist, racial purity was an exceptionally strong feeling in Australia up to the early 1960's. Immigration continued up to the Great War, with substantial English and Irish immigrants settling into Australia. Immigration stopped during the Great War, but resumed afterwards. Totally new schemes were implemented to attract immigrants. The war ...
48: Immigrants 2
... homeless, tempest-tossed to me, I lift my lamp beside the golden door.” In the late 1800's and early 1900's, a time period known as the Progressive era, there were massive waves of immigration to America. More than a million immigrants arrived in each of the years 1905, 1906, 1907, 1910, 1913, and 1914. Totaling over 23 million immigrants to America between the years 1880 and 1921. These new immigrants were largely Italians, Hungarians, Jews, Serbians, Irish, and Slovaks. Other small, but notable groups included French Canadians, Chinese, and Japanese. This so called "new immigration" was different in many other ways from previous immigration. Until 1897, 90 percent of all overseas immigrants had come from Protestant northern and western Europe. But for the first time, Catholic and Jewish immigrants outnumbered Protestants, and still other arrivals were Muslims, Buddhists, ...
49: "The Baltics: Nationalities and Other Problems"
... before 1953. This amounted to 25% of the pre-war population. ...The Latvian's share of their country's population was probably around 83% in 1945, but dropped to about 60% in 1953, due to immigration and deportations." (37) "Approximately 180,000 non-Estonians arrived in Estonia in 1945-47, and at least 33,000 more immigrants came in 1950-53, adding up to an increase of 19% over the pre ... or another, the Sixties were a time of creative ferment, massive festivals of song and cultural unity, and expansion of contacts abroad. the capitals were opened to foreign travel, a very small amount of legal immigration was allowed, some travel back into the countries by exiles was permitted, and industrialization and immigration by Russians and other non-Balts from the Soviet Union were the predominant behaviors of the decade in the three nations. "In agriculture, centrally enforced attempts to grow maize gave way to a return ...
50: Costs and Contributions: The Wave From South of The Border
... of their behavior converges rapidly to that of natives, e.g., they rapidly abandon buses and drive cars to work. In southern CA, one-third of all bus riders are recent immigrants. Myers noted that immigration is raising other issues, including overcrowded housing. The US definition of acceptable housing was two or less persons per room until 1960, when the definition was change to one or less per room. However, as ... as well. Also, citizens wonder about the filthy scum that comes from south of the border-are all illegal immigrants scum? George Vernez outlined an ambitious project that is dealing with the question of whether immigration is a plus or minus for CA by examining the effects of immigration on internal migration, on wages, and on public finances since 1960. Those studies showed that immigrants from most countries do catch up to similar natives in average weekly earnings after 10 to 20 years, ...

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