WWII & Refugees

WWII & Refugees - AMH 10/30 Immigration and the Effect...

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AMH 10/30 Immigration and the Effect of Wars Big 3: Churchill Roosevelt Stalin Effects of WWII -1943Chinese allowed to enter US -1945 War Brides Act -120,000 wives, husbands, children of armed forces personnel to enter the US legally -1948 Displaced Persons Act -help those who are fleeing Europe, or have lost business and family, potential refugees – any negative effect because of the war Re-Opening the Door -1952 – McCarran-Walter Act -1965 Hart-Cellar Act -"no longer can race, ethnicity or nationality be a factor when regarding immigration" -limitations: can not use quotas, "it's a ceiling" -1924 based on nationality: hurt Italians, helped Germans -new Act: "ceiling" based on hemisphere or region rather than race -Americans families will be let in more easily, no longer only those with skills -****mexican immigration**** read book -negatively affects Mexicans -500,000 Mexicans will be deported -Now that unskilled family workers have arrived, they no longer need the Mexican workers -"revolving door" – only allow them in when they need them
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This note was uploaded on 04/14/2008 for the course AMH 2097 taught by Professor Denisespivey during the Fall '07 term at FSU.

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