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Click to edit Master subtitle style   Dividing Lines:  Two-tiered  Implementation Comparative Immigration Politics Lecture 12 September 22, 2010
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  Two-tiered implementation: Isolationism after WW I The Great Depression The New Deal War in Europe Refugee crisis in Germany/Nazi controlled areas  of Europe
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  The Impact of the Quota Law Huge reductions in levels of immigration  (~700,00/year to ~150,000/year) Racial Bias is institutionalized Major impact on refugees Labor flows shift from Europe to Latin America Policy goes from being open to closed with the  exception of Western Hemisphere
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  A Tale of Two Peoples Jews in Europe Farm laborers from Mexico
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  Jewish Refugees The role of the State Department Moves borders to countries of origin Lack of Presidential support Electoral considerations General mood of the country
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In the midst of the Great Depression, many Americans believed that refugees would  compete with them for jobs and overburden social programs set up to assist the 
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