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Lobbying for Inclusion: Rights Politics and the Making of Immigration Policy

Carolyn Wong

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804751759
eISBN:
9780804767750
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804751759.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

In every decade since the passage of the Hart Cellar Act of 1965, Congress has faced conflicting pressures: to restrict legal immigration and to provide employers with unregulated access to migrant ... More


Introduction

in Lobbying for Inclusion: Rights Politics and the Making of Immigration Policy

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804751759
eISBN:
9780804767750
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804751759.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This introductory chapter first sets out the book's purpose: to examine how organized economic interests and ethnic groups both cooperate and compete to influence lawmakers in Congress. It then ... More


“The Hidden Hand”: Remapping Indian Nurse Immigration to the United States

Sujani Reddy

in The Sun Never Sets: South Asian Migrants in an Age of U.S. Power

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814786437
eISBN:
9780814786451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814786437.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter explores the relationship between the transnational transfer of power within Indian nursing and the beginning of Indian nurses' immigration to the United States. It considers the role ... More


Interest-Group Goals

in Lobbying for Inclusion: Rights Politics and the Making of Immigration Policy

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804751759
eISBN:
9780804767750
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804751759.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines the policy preferences of various of interest groups as revealed in contests over immigration policy after passage of the Hart Cellar Act in 1965. Some groups are concerned ... More


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