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Immigration In America's Future

Social Science Findings And The Policy Debate, 1st Edition

By David Heer


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Immigration policy is one of the most contentious issues facing the United States today. The bitter national debate over California's Proposition 187, the influx of Cuban refugees into Miami, and the continuous, often illegal, crossings over the Mexican border into Texas and California are just a few of the episodes that have created a furor on loc

Table of Contents

I Overview, 2 The Volume and Character of Future Immigration: The Values at Stake, 3 The Influence of Social Science Findings, 4 The History of U.S. Immigration Law, 5 Patterns of Immigration to and from the United States, 6 Determinants of lmmigration, 7 Enforcement of Immigration Law, 8 The Impact of lmmigration, 9 Proposals for Change in U.S. Immigration Law

About the Author

David M. Heer is professor of sociology and associate director of the Population Research labouratory at the University of Southern California.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General