The History and Current Issues of Immigration in America

Salvato, Nancy
March 2006
World & I;Mar2006, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p16
The article discusses issues on immigration and citizenship in the U.S. The U.S. has a good economy with significant potential for employment. Non-citizens entering the U.S. categorized as lawful permanent residents, non-immigrants and undocumented migrants. The Rule of Naturalization, allowed any alien, being a free white person and of good character who had resided in the country for two years to become a citizen by taking an oath in court to support the Constitution.


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