Comparative Immigration lecture 17

Comparative Immigration lecture 17 - Immigration Policy and...

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Immigration Policy and Security: Introduction Comparative Immigration Politics Lecture 17 October 4, 2010 Announcements Midterm review Questions are updated through last Friday In the news… NYT “ Remade in America” Immigration Politics in Nebraska U.S. Immigration Policy “At its core, U.S. immigration policy is concerned with the rationing and oversight of a scarce resource – visas – under conditions of imperfect information and conflicting social and economic pressures” What is a visa? How are they distributed? What is a visa? A visa or travel visa is a document which gives someone permission to travel into a specific country and stay there for a set period of time. Visas may be stamped or glued directly into a passport for convenience, or they may be issued separately, in the form of documents which must be carefully protected to ensure that they are not lost or stolen. Some nations require everyone who enters to get a visa, while others have what are
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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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