GOV312LExam1ShortAnswerQuestions - For the next test Ill...

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For the next test, I’ll start with a review sheet early and try to keep questions current. To avoid having to hustle to finish the review sheet, I’ll get the next compiled study guide up earlier that way it will be easier to answer questions with examples while they are fresh. So, expect another googledoc up soon after Friday. Good luck tomorrow, Trevor Copy it yourself in case some prick does that again. YEA UH IF SOMEONE DELETS SHIT JUST FOR YALLS INFORMATION YOU CAN GO TO FILE>SEE REVISION HISTORY AND REVERT CHANGES Almost done!!! STILL NEEDED: What are Tichenor’s four interlocking processes? 1. Changing coalitions of organized interests a. Ex - Position of early Democrats vs. later Democrats b. Ex - Rise of immigrant voters following the passage of California Proposition 187 2. Dynamism of national governing structure a. Ex - Change in which party dominates Congress/Presidency 1. Professional expertise a. Earlier: MPI, Dillingham Commission a. Later: FAIR and CIS b. Others: Congress, FBI, INS c. Gained popularity during the Progressive Era 2. International pressures a. Wars (Cold War, WWII, the Red Scare, Communism) b. Refugees and asylum seekers What were some of the actions taken by the Senate Judiciary Committee in the development of comprehensive immigration reform in 2005? Who were some of the key players in immigration reform, what position did they take and why? Mccain together with Kennedy - pro-reform, Cornyn - more focus on border control (need more control before we can talk about amnesty), Hagel - pro-comprensive reform, President Bush - pro-reform (see outline, talk about why) 8/30 · What kinds of Challenges is the U.S. facing in terms of immigration policy today, according to MPI? 1) Illegal immigration-nearly of the country’s foreign-born population are illegal immigrants. Causes in security on the borders, carries economic and fiscal costs, and risks the creation of an isolated underclass. Meets the need for low-skill demands. 2) Temporary immigration-increasingly used as a step to permanent immigration. Meets the demands for high-skilled immigration.
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3) Over-burdened system-the primary engines of immigration - family unification and employment - generate far more demands than the immigration system can meet. 4) Native-born workforce-illegal immigration can have negative impacts on wages at the bottom end of the pay scale. Particularly illegal immigrants, can lead to declining labor standards that undercut the position of native-born workers. 5) Integration-there are so many immigrants, it is hard to integrate them into the U.S. Particularly because most integration is only done on the local level. 6) Security-Despite best efforts, immigrants can still cross the border easily. The punishment for employers hiring illegal immigrants are weak and under-enforced. What kinds of ideas are being considered for redesigning immigration policy?
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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.

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