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Rebirth of American Immigration Comparative Immigration Politics Lecture 14 September 27, 2010 Announcements & News In the News Stephen Colbert on Immigration The Late 60s and 70s Civil Rights Vietnam War Cold War Rise of Congressional liberals Development of new organizations to fight for migrant rights (both legal and illegal) Development of new restrictionist organizations Changes in U.S. Immigration Shift in immigration from Europe to Asia, Africa, Caribbean, and Latin America New openings for Refugees Coalition of anti-communists and human rights liberals New focus on illegal immigration International Context Cuban Refugees – soviet uion supporting cuba. Government wants to show that we are open to people trying to flee communist regime. Freedom fight program. Prague Spring (1968) – Nixon administration. Johnson and Nixon use parol powers. Congress says we need to let more people in. Jewish Refugees from Soviet Union -
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This note was uploaded on 12/30/2010 for the course GOV 312L taught by Professor Madrid during the Spring '07 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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