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  1. Dr. Thomas D. Boswell Department of Geography & Regional Studies University of Miami Coral Gables, Florida 33124 TBowell@Miami.edu

  2. Seven Key Immigration Dates • 1820-1860 -- Western and Northern Europe • 1880-1924 -- Shift in Major Origins to Southern and Easter Europe • 1921-1924 Immigration Acts (National Origins and Quota System) – Favored Western and Northern Europe • 1928-1965 – Immigration Lull (Great Depression, World War II, Recovery After WW II) • 1965 Amendment to the Immigration Act • 1970-Present (Latin America and Asia) • 1986 Immigration Reform and Control Act

  3. Immigration Becomes Especially Controversial When 3 Conditions Prevail • There Is A Large Increase in Immigration • There Is A Major Shift In the Origins of the Immigrants • There Is A Large Increase in Undocumented (Illegal) Immigration

  4. With Immigration There Are Competing Interests • What Is Best for One Group May Not Be Best for Another • Best for the United States (if so for whom in the U.S.) • Best for Immigrants • Best for the Country of Origin