Encyclopedia Of Immigration And Migration In The American West

Author: Gordon Morris Bakken
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1412905508
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The Encyclopedia of Immigration and Migration in the American West provides much more than ethnic groups crossing the plains, landing at ports, or crossing borders; this two-volume work makes the history of the American West an important ...

Encyclopedia Of Politics Of The American West

Author: Steven L. Danver
Publisher: CQ Press
ISBN: 1506354912
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The “new” largest U.S. immigrant group, Asian Americans, also naturally has a
larger presence in the West than elsewhere, largely because of Pacific proximity.
Furthest back among Americans and yet statistically most in need of attention are
the American Indians, whose geographic footprint, numbers, and influence in the
West are also primary. As if these naturalhuman factors were not enough, the
West (and Alaska) also harbors vital U.S. energy resources that cause migration
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Encyclopedia Of Local History

Author: Carol Kammen
Publisher: AltaMira Press
ISBN: 0759120501
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Some very useful titles are David Levinson and Melvin Ember, eds., American
Immigrant Cultures: Builders ofa Nation (1997); Richard T. Schaefer, ed.,
Encyclopedia ofRace, Ethnicity, and Society (2008); Robert von Dassanowsky,
contrib. ed., and Jeffrey Lehman, ed., Gale Encyclopedia of Multicultural America
(1999); Gordon Morris Bakken and Alexandra Kindell, eds., Encyclopedia
ofImmigration and Migration in the American West (2006); James Ciment, ed.,
Encyclopedia ...

Encyclopedia Of North American Immigration

Author: John Powell
Publisher: Infobase Publishing
ISBN: 143811012X
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Presents an illustrated A-Z reference containing more than 300 entries related to immigration to North America, including people, places, legislation, and more.

Contemporary Immigration In America A State By State Encyclopedia 2 Volumes

Author: Kathleen R. Arnold
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 0313399182
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Another important resource for immigrants and refugees is the West Virginia
University College of Law Immigration Law Clinic. This clinic was established in
1996 and “the clinic serves foreign citizens who are facing deportation, asylum,
and other immigration proceedings” (West Virginia University College of Law n.d.
). This was the year ... but cannot afford it. NOTABLE GROUPS CAtholiC
ChArities migrAtioN ANd refugee serviCes Catholic Charities Migration and
Refugee Services is ...

African American

Author: Marilyn Halter
Publisher: NYU Press
ISBN: 0814770487
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Dakar: Codesria. Abdullah, Zain. 2001. “West Africans.” In Encyclopedia of
American Immigration, ed. James Ciment. Armonk, NY: M.E. Sharpe: 1070–1078.
———. 2008. “Negotiating Identities: A History of Islamization in Black West
Africa. ... “Migration in West Africa.” Paper prepared for the Policy Analysis and
Research Programme of the Global Commission on International Migration. www
.gcim.org. Adi, Hakim. 1993. “West African Students in Britain, 1900–60: The
Politics of Exile.

Encyclopedia Of Race Ethnicity And Society

Author: Richard T. Schaefer
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1412926947
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differing in important ways from other Latin American immigrants, are gradually
coming to play a larger role in the “Latinization” of the United States. This entry
examines ... Beginning in the 1850s, immigrants were drawn by opportunities in
the U.S. West. In particular, a ... Small waves of South Americans also arrived
after each world war, bringing mostly professionals, such as nurses, engineers,
and doctors, whose emigration contributed to a Latin American “brain drain.” Not
until 1965 ...

Encyclopedia Of Diasporas

Author: Melvin Ember
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 0306483211
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These three groups laid a foundation for subsequent waves of immigrants, as
they later invited and sponsored their family members' immigration from Korea (
Yu, 1983, pp. 23–24). The fourth period is from 1962 to the present. In this period,
Koreans began to leave their home country for permanent settlement in foreign
countries. In 1962 the South Korean government initiated group and contract
emigration to Latin America, Western Europe, Middle East, and the North
America. The two ...

The New Encyclopedia Of Southern Culture

Author: James W. Ely Jr.
Publisher: UNC Press Books
ISBN: 1469616742
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In small fishing villages along the North Carolina coast, hundreds of Mexican
women with special H-2B visas have replaced African American women in the
seasonal crab processing industry. Throughout the ... First, American immigration
policy has had a shaping impact on cross-border labor migration patterns. ... The
1965 Immigration and Nationality Act scrapped the national-origins quota system
that had heavily favored the immigration of people from western Europe. The new
law ...