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Unformatted text preview: agriculture. 1952- Immigration and Nationality Act revised quota and preference system Globalization : 1965- Immigration and Nationality Act abolished national origins quota stem and differential treatment of migrants from western and eastern hemispheres (opened up immigration from Asia) 1966- Cuban Refugee Act permitted Cuban refugees uprooted after overthrow by Castro 1976- Amendments to the 1965 act by extending the preference system and set a limited to the western hemisphere 1986- IRCA intended to reduce illegal migration. Banned employment of illegal migrants and provided amnesty to former illegal people who have lived in the United States 1996- Immigration Act strengthens border patrol, deports illegal people with fraudulent documents, goal is to redue illegal migration 2008- increased border security measures, enforce employment laws (fence in Mexico)...
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This note was uploaded on 03/26/2008 for the course D SOC 275 taught by Professor Gurak,d. during the Spring '08 term at Cornell.
- Spring '08