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Abolishing the Quotas

Libby Garland

in After They Closed the Gates: Jewish Illegal Immigration to the United States, 1921-1965

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226122458
eISBN:
9780226122595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226122595.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The Holocaust, the establishment of the state of Israel, the Cold War, postwar American prosperity and the American civil rights movement all recast debates about race, immigration, and law. Chapter ... More


A Thing of Shreds and Patches: Challenging Immigration Reform from Within, 1952–1960

Maddalena Marinari

in Unwanted: Italian and Jewish Mobilization against Restrictive Immigration Laws, 1882-1965

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469652931
eISBN:
9781469652955
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469652931.003.0006
Subject:
History, Political History

Chapter 5 shows that, after the debacle of 1952, Italian and Jewish reformers, along with other advocacy groups, pragmatically focused on pushing for ad hoc legislation and piecemeal immigration ... More


Beyond Protestant-Catholic-Jew: The Immigration Act of 1965 and the Religions of New Immigrants in Flushing

R. Scott Hanson

in City of Gods: Religious Freedom, Immigration, and Pluralism in Flushing, Queens

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780823271597
eISBN:
9780823271894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823271597.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

To set the scene for what will happen in Flushing over the next 35 years, Chapter Three turns from the second World’s Fair to the historical context of 1965’s watershed immigration legislation, the ... 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


After the Storm: Debating Asian Americans in the Egalitarian Era

Lon Kurashige

in Two Faces of Exclusion: The Untold History of Anti-Asian Racism in the United States

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469629438
eISBN:
9781469629452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469629438.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter examines the final end of formal anti-Asian policies in the Immigration Act of 1965, which gave Asian nations equal immigration quotas with all other nations in the world. An important ... More


Boston 2045: The Quiet Revival and Non-Western Immigration

David R. Swartz

in Facing West: American Evangelicals in an Age of World Christianity

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190250805
eISBN:
9780190250836
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190250805.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The global encounter continues apace. Not only are American evangelicals fanning out throughout the world, but immigrants are moving into the United States. Some come with hopes of revitalizing the ... More


Oye Shelly: Migrant Longing, Courtship, and Gendered Identity

Miroslava Chávez-García

in Migrant Longing: Letter Writing across the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469641034
eISBN:
9781469641058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469641034.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

To explore the ways in which migrants negotiated longing, gender, intimacy, courtship, marriage, and identity across the U.S.-Mexico borderlands in the 1960s and 1970s, chapter 1 opens by examining ... More


From Consensus to Struggle: Pluralism and the Body Politic in Contemporary America

Charles H. Lippy

in Gods in America: Religious Pluralism in the United States

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199931903
eISBN:
9780199345779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199931903.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Since the mid-twentieth century, the relationship between religion and the body politic in the United States as crafted by both religious and political leaders has moved through four stages. ... More


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