By Reed Ueda (editor)
A better half to American Immigration is an authoritative number of unique essays by way of best students at the significant subject matters and subject matters underlying American immigration history.Focuses at the most crucial sessions in American Immigration background: the commercial Revolution (1820-1930) and the Globalizing period (Cold warfare to the present)Provides an in-depth remedy of primary topics, together with monetary situations, acculturation, social mobility, and assimilationIncludes an introductory essay through the quantity editor.
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Although the United States initially turned its back on refugees during World War II, subsequent refugee measures, primarily emanating from the executive branch, opened the gates a little, especially to those individuals fleeing Communist-held countries. In 1945, President Harry Truman signed an executive order allowing 40,000 refugees into the United States. In 1948, he signed the Displaced Persons Act, which issued 202,000 visas to refugees over a two-year period while still maintaining the quota system established in the 1920s.
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A Companion to American Immigration (Blackwell Companions to American History) by Reed Ueda (editor)