TITLE

Immigration Restrictions: Overview

AUTHOR(S)
Issitt, Micah L.; Walter, Andrew
PUB. DATE
December 2019
SOURCE
Points of View: Immigration Restrictions;12/30/2019, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents an overview of emigration restrictions in the U.S. It cites several reasons why immigrants leave their countries of origin, such as employment, military conflict and political turmoil. Immigration reform has been debated by the U.S. Congress in response to concerns about the problem of illegal immigration. A brief history of emigration and immigration in the country is presented, as well as emigration-related terms and their definitions.
ACCESSION #
23409056

 

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