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Notes for SOC 134 Lecture 9 February 21, 2008 Latin American Immigration Last Time Early Immigration Nativist movement Chinese Immigration Japanese Immigration National Origin system Today First Mexicans Mexican Immigration 1965 Immigration and Naturalization Act Countries of origin and Destinations Puerto Rican Migration Cuban Immigration Illegal Immigration First Mexicans Manifest Destiny early 1880’s Texas o Republic of Texas 1836 though not according to Mexico o Annexed by US(1845) but border was disputed US declared war on Mexico (1846) o Treaty of Guadulupe, Hidalgo 1848 o 60,000 to 100,000 people were incorporated Mexican Immigration WWI labor shortage (early 1900’s) o Exacerbated by restrictions on Asian US companies recruited Mexican Laborers o Over 1 million recruited (Mostly in Texas) What about the National origin system o Congress exempted Mexican Laborers Economic recession (1930’s-1950’s) o Mass deportations irepartriation o 65,000 to 30,000 o
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  • Spring '08
  • Shoemaker
  • Immigration to the United States, Illegal immigration to the United States, Latin American immigration

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