Assignment on Immigration

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ASSIGNMENTIMMIGRATION
1ContentsIntroduction.................................................................................................................................................2Literature review.........................................................................................................................................2Legislating immigration........................................................................................................................2Irish immigrants....................................................................................................................................3Polish immigrants..................................................................................................................................3Chinese immigrants...............................................................................................................................4The economics of rent and immigration..............................................................................................4Illegal immigration................................................................................................................................4Research methodology................................................................................................................................5Findings.......................................................................................................................................................5Critical analysis............................................................................................................................................6Conclusion...................................................................................................................................................7REFERENCES................................................................................................................................................8
2IntroductionIt is being observed that since 1960, the US has gone through a great surge in relation to theimmigration. Further, the share of the country’s population which is born foreign surpassedaround 10 percent in the year 2000 along with the immigrants who were accounting around halfof the country’s present population. Furthermore, the lack of the liberalization in the policy ofimmigration doesn’t indicate the consensus policy and the immigration are defined as the issueof contentious with the conflicts in politics. Also, some of the groups support the expansion ofimmigration. In this assignment we will be examining about the immigration in the country i.e.US from the past few decades.Literature reviewLegislating immigrationThe restriction took place on the 19thand the 20thcenturies, and after the end of WW1, thegovernment changed the immigration policy of the country. The act of National Origins in 1921did not only impose a restriction on the numerous of immigrants who were trying to enter the USbut, the slots were also assigned in accordance to the quota depending on the origins of thenationals. The complicated aspect of legislation provided the preference to the immigrants fromwestern, and the northern Europe and the numbers were restricted. Furthermore, the Asianimmigrants were not worthy in order to enter the US. Moreover, the western hemisphere wasexcluded from the system of quota under the legislation1. The immigrants were supposed tomove freely from the Caribbean, Mexico and the various other parts of the south and the centralAmerica.1Alba, Richard, and Victor Nee.Remaking the American mainstream
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