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“Natives vs. Newcomers”: Immigration and Civil Society

“Natives vs. Newcomers”: Immigration and Civil Society

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“Natives vs. Newcomers”: Immigration and Civil Society

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  1. “Natives vs. Newcomers”:Immigration and Civil Society Earl F. Mulderink III Associate Professor of History Southern Utah University

  2. “Natives” vs. “Newcomers” Introduction: “Nation of Immigrants” Immigration in American History Broad Migration Patterns Nativism and Federal Control Policy Changes in Twentieth Century Closer to Home How Do We View Immigration?

  3. Nation of Immigrants • One in ten in U.S. are foreign-born • 22% of MLB athletes are foreign-born • Hispanics largest group • Washington County Hispanic population jumped 450% in last 10 years • Consider headlines and “vents” in The Spectrum

  4. From the pages of The Spectrum

  5. Immigration Patterns

  6. Immigration After WWI

  7. Nativism and Federal Control • E Pluribus Unum – “Out of many, one” • Little Federal Regulation Through 1900 • Chinese Exclusion Act, 1882 • “New” Immigrants from Eastern Europe • Growing Nativism • Private Organizations (APA, IRL) • Increased Federal Control by 20th Century

  8. Policy Changes in the Twentieth Century • Quota Acts of 1921 and 1924 • McCarran-Walter Act of 1952 • Immigration Reform Act of 1965 • Refugee Act of 1980 • Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 • Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act, 1996

  9. Closer to Home

  10. Above: 2000 Census Data for Washington County Left: Latino workers staged a rally at Utah's Capitol, and dozens of illegal workers were arrested (ABCNEWS.com)

  11. How Do We View Immigration? Internet sites: www.cis.org/cis/ www.ins.gov/ www.census.gov/ www.utah.gov/ Questions? Arrivals at Ellis Island, NY City