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Symbiotic Brain Drains: Immigration Reform and the Knowledge Worker Recruitment Act of 1965

Madeline Y. Hsu

in The Good Immigrants: How the Yellow Peril Became the Model Minority

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691164021
eISBN:
9781400866373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691164021.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter analyzes immigration reform and the knowledge worker recruitment aspects of the Hart–Celler Act of 1965 to track the intensifying convergence of educational exchange programs, economic ... More


“A Pressing Problem of Interracial Justice”: Repealing Chinese Exclusion, 1937–1943

Madeline Y. Hsu

in The Good Immigrants: How the Yellow Peril Became the Model Minority

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691164021
eISBN:
9781400866373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691164021.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter describes how international war compelled repeal of the Chinese exclusion laws, which were seen as unacceptable insults to a wartime ally. As the first liberalization of immigration law ... More


Visa Diplomacy: The Taiwan Independence Movement and Changing U.S.-Chinese Relations

Meredith Oyen

in The Diplomacy of Migration: Transnational Lives and the Making of U.S.-Chinese Relations in the Cold War

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9781501700149
eISBN:
9781501701474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501700149.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines “visa diplomacy” and immigration policy changes in the 1960s in relation to the Taiwan independence movement. In line with its policies of the previous two decades for new ... More


Border Policies: Open and Closed Gates

Martin A. Schain

in The Border: Policy and Politics in Europe and the United States

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780199938674
eISBN:
9780190054649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199938674.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines how border policies have evolved in Europe and the United States. It goes beyond law and deals more broadly with what has been termed “policy output. ” The chapter considers how ... More


A Short History of Small Numbers

Sanjoy Chakravorty, Devesh Kapur, and Nirvikar Singh

in The Other One Percent: Indians in America

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190648749
eISBN:
9780190648770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190648749.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

While this book focuses on the Indian-American community post-1965, the first chapter describes the small number who came in the early twentieth century, before exclusionary immigration policies shut ... More


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