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Immigration Concepts. Nativism. Nativism. The policy of protecting the interests of native-born or established inhabitants against those of immigrants. Rights of “Natives” (people who already live in a country) are protected.. Americanization. Americanization.

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Immigration concepts

Immigration Concepts


Nativism

Nativism


Nativism1

Nativism

  • The policy of protecting the interests of native-born or established inhabitants against those of immigrants.

  • Rights of “Natives” (people who already live in a country) are protected.


Americanization

Americanization


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Americanization

  • The process of assimilating people into the American culture.


Chinese exclusion act

Chinese Exclusion Act


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Chinese Exclusion Act

  • Excluded Chinese people from immigrating to the United States.

  • People from China could NOT come to the United States


Ellis island

Ellis Island


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Ellis Island

  • The island where European Immigrants were processed before they came into the United States


Angel island

Angel Island


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Angel Island

  • The island where Asian Immigrants were processed before they came into the United States


Melting pot

Melting Pot


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Melting Pot

  • In regard to America: a place where many societies or cultures are blended together and assimilated into one culture.


Tenements

Tenements


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Tenements

  • Large urban apartment building where many residents have basic amenities. Many immigrants lived in tenements.


Ghetto

Ghetto


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Ghetto

  • A part of a city where members of a particular group or race lives.

  • Examples: Jewish quarter, Little Italy


Assimilation

Assimilation


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Assimilation

  • The process of adopting the norms of another culture (language, dress, mannerisms, jobs, etc.)


Quota system

Quota System


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Quota System

  • A system that limits the amount of immigrants that can immigrate into a country each year.


National origins act of 1924

National Origins Act of 1924


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National Origins Act of 1924

  • Annual number of immigrants that could come into the U.S. from a particular country was 2% of the people from that country who were living in the U.S. from that country in 1890.

  • Limited “undesirable” immigrants


Immigration and nationality act of 1965

Immigration and Nationality Act of 1965


Immigration and nationality act of 19651

Immigration and Nationality Act of 1965

  • Abolished quota system from National Origins act and replaced it with a preferential system based on family relationships with current Americans.


Immigration reform and control act of 1986

Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986


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Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986

  • Some illegal immigrants were given amnesty. Legalized certain farm workers.

  • Punished employers who hired undocumented (illegal) aliens.

  • Increased border security and enforcement.


Immigration act of 1990

Immigration Act of 1990


Immigration act of 19901

Immigration Act of 1990

  • Increased amount of immigrants that could come to the United States each year.

  • Created “lottery” which assigned visas to immigrants randomly.

  • Increased visas for people with exceptional/extraordinary abilities


Arizona sb 1070 2010

Arizona SB 1070 (2010)


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Arizona SB 1070 (2010)

  • Controversial immigration law

  • Requires immigrants to carry documentation at all times, and also required officers to request the documentation of any person they suspect of being an illegal immigrant


Push pull factors

PUSH/PULL Factors


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