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United Kingdom: Immigration to the United Kingdom

Will Somerville and Betsy Cooper

in Immigration Worldwide: Policies, Practices, and Trends

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195388138
eISBN:
9780199863440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388138.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy, Communities and Organizations

This chapter discusses immigration to the United Kingdom from 1990 to the present day, focusing on trends and policies since the election of the Labour Party (first under Tony Blair in 1997). During ... More


The Select Few: Municipal Accommodation and Elite Collaboration

Abigail Fisher Williamson

in Welcoming New Americans?: Local Governments and Immigrant Incorporation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226572512
eISBN:
9780226572796
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226572796.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines how municipal accommodation influences immigrant political incorporation. Will municipal accommodation enable immigrant participation, or will it dampen foreign-born ... More


Introduction

Abigail Fisher Williamson

in Welcoming New Americans?: Local Governments and Immigrant Incorporation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226572512
eISBN:
9780226572796
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226572796.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter introduces the importance of understanding local government responses to immigrants amid increasing devolution of immigration enforcement coupled with immigrant dispersion to new ... More


Conclusion

Abigail Fisher Williamson

in Welcoming New Americans?: Local Governments and Immigrant Incorporation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226572512
eISBN:
9780226572796
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226572796.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Having demonstrated a clear trend toward municipal accommodation of immigrants, explained how it arose, and detailed its consequences, this conclusion discusses the broader implications of these ... More


Welcoming New Americans?: Local Governments and Immigrant Incorporation

Abigail Fisher Williamson

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226572512
eISBN:
9780226572796
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226572796.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Even as Donald Trump’s election has galvanized anti-immigration politics, many local governments have welcomed immigrants, some even going so far as to declare their communities “sanctuary cities” ... More


Challenging and Transforming the Community

Minjeong Kim

in Elusive Belonging: Marriage Immigrants and "Multiculturalism" in Rural South Korea

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780824869816
eISBN:
9780824877842
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824869816.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Chapter 6 examines Filipinas marriage immigrants’ diverse paths of incorporation to the Korean rural community. The chapter aims to shift our attention from Filipinas’ struggles to adapt as newcomers ... More


Coming to America: Ghanaians and U. S. Immigration

Moses O. Biney

in From Africa to America: Religion and Adaptation among Ghanaian Immigrants in New York

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814786390
eISBN:
9780814789810
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814786390.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter discusses Ghanaian migration to the United States within the context of American immigration policies and incorporation theories. It outlines the three main theories of immigrant ... More


Unsettled Americans: Metropolitan Context and Civic Leadership for Immigrant Integration

John Mollenkopf and Manuel Pastor (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501702662
eISBN:
9781501703959
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702662.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This book represents one of the first systematic comparative studies of immigrant incorporation at the metropolitan level. It considers immigrant reception in seven different metro areas, and the ... More


Introduction: Indian American Christianity in Motion

Prema A. Kurien

in Ethnic Church Meets Megachurch: Indian American Christianity in Motion

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781479804757
eISBN:
9781479845477
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479804757.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter discusses the differences in the models of Christianity embraced by first- and second-generation Indian Americans, and the influence of American evangelicalism and megachurches on the ... More


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